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GISD students get hands-on training

by | Dec 23, 2015 | Education

From Staff Reports

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In an effort to help students earn industry certifications, college credit, internships and job interviews, GISD is offering approximately 200 Career and Technical Education courses. Through the courses students will gain real-world skills in a variety of fields.

The CTE Department has partnered with the Garland Chamber of Commerce to facilitate an on-the-job experience, where more than 30 seniors from Garland, Naaman Forest and North Garland high schools participated in the first-ever Job Shadow Day. The opportunity allowed students to gain workplace insight and inspiration.

“I felt very honored that I was considered to take on such a wonderful opportunity,” said Naaman Forest student Savanah Reyes. “Job Shadow Day was everything I thought it would be. I feel you can do nothing but benefit from this event.”

Reyes spent Job Shadow Day at Garland-based western headwear organization, Milano Hat Company. The aspiring fashion marketer earned her spot by impressing Milano representatives during a required interview.

For full story see The Sachse News at http://www.etypeservices.com/Sachse%20NewsID248/default.aspx.

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