Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day

If you are a high school student exploring careers, Pickaway Manufacturing Day is for YOU!

Tour several local manufacturing facilities and learn about in-demand, high paying careers in science, engineering, design, robotics, IT, sales, marketing, research, and more.

Modern manufacturing has something for everyone!

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn about real career opportunities in modern manufacturing in our community!

Participating manufacturers:

  • Kenworth
  • Midwest Fabricating
  • DuPont
  • Ohio WillowWood
  • Aleris
  • PPG

*Sign up in the guidance office or email: highered@pickaway.org

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Educator Business Tour

May 29th, 2019

Small groups of educators visit businesses to learn about career pathways and local opportunities, as well as to connect real world of work scenarios to learning in the classroom.

Agenda

7:45am: Tour Prep: Alumni Room, Circleville High School

8:30-10:00am: Sofidel, 25910 US 23, Circleville, OH 43113
Goal – Teachers experience the tour looking for real-world connections to the classroom and increased awareness of local career pathways and opportunities.

10:30-11:30am: ​​Miedema Dairy, 24376 SR 104, Circleville, OH 43113
Goal – Teachers experience the tour looking for real-world connections to the classroom and increased awareness of local career pathways and opportunities.

12:00-1:00: Lunch!
Guest speaker Ryan Scribner, P3 – local economic development activity and projections.

1:00-2:00pm: Health Care Logistics, 450 Town Street, Circleville, OH 43113
Goal – Teachers experience the tour looking for real-world connections to the classroom and increased awareness of local career pathways and opportunities.

2:00-2:30pm: Return to CHS, tour debrief and evaluations
Goal – teachers leave with increased awareness of local career pathways and opportunities, as well as authentic PBL starting points and ​contacts.

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Educator Business Tour

February 14th, 2019 Small groups of educators visit businesses to learn about career pathways and local opportunities, as well as to connect real world of work scenarios to learning in the classroom.

Agenda

PDF Agenda 8:00 am: Pre-Tour Prep, Ohio Means Jobs Pickaway, 160 Island Rd, Circleville
  • Goal – Overview of PBL, prepare teachers to ask questions that will result in authentic PBL in the classroom. Expose teachers to career resources in the county and highlight ways OMJ can help with PBL scenarios.
9:00-10:15am: Pickaway County YMCA, 440 Nicholas Dr, Circleville, OH 43113
  • Goal – Teachers experience the tour looking for real-world connections to the classroom and increased awareness of local career pathways and opportunities.
10:30-12:30pm: (Tour and Lunch) Health Care Logistics, 450 Town Street, Circleville, OH 43113 Bethany Reid, Business Owner Ryan Scribner, Economic Development Director- Overview
  • Goal – Teachers look for real-world connections to the classroom and increased awareness of local career pathways and opportunities.
1:30-2:30pm: Owens & Minor Distribution, 2820 Global Court, Lockbourne, OH 43137 Trevor Bostelman, DC Manager
  • Goal – Teachers experience the tour looking for real-world connections to the classroom and increased awareness of local career pathways and opportunities.
2:30-3:00: Tour debrief and evaluations during return trip to OMJ
  • Goal – teachers leave with increased awareness of local career pathways and opportunities, as well as authentic PBL starting points and contacts.
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Educator Business Tour

Nov 14th, 2018

Small groups of educators visit businesses to learn about career pathways and local opportunities, as well as to connect real world of work scenarios to learning in the classroom.

Agenda

PDF Agenda

8:00 am: Pre-Tour Prep, Ohio Means Jobs Pickaway, 160 Island Rd, Circleville

  • Goal – Overview of PBL, prepare teachers to ask questions that will result in authentic PBL in the classroom. Expose teachers to career resources in the county and highlight ways OMJ can help with PBL scenarios.

9:00-11:45am: DuPont, 800 DuPont Rd., Circleville – Steve Irwin, Plant Manager

  • Goal – Teachers experience the tour looking for real-world connections to the classroom and increased awareness of local career pathways and opportunities.

12:00-1:15pm: Board of Developmental Disabilities, 200 E. High St., Circleville
Lunch Program:
John Joyce – Employment Navigator, Bd of DD Service Provider Overview
Ryan Scribner, Economic Development Director Overview

  • Goal – Teachers look for real-world connections to the classroom and increased awareness of local career pathways and opportunities.

1:30-2:30pm: Kingston National Bank, Circleville – Heidi White, Branch Manager

  • Goal – ​Teachers experience the tour looking for real-world connections to the classroom and increased awareness of local career pathways and opportunities.

2:00-3:00: Tour debrief session and evaluations

  • Goal – teachers leave with increased awareness of local career pathways and opportunities, as well as authentic PBL starting points and contacts.
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Educator Business Tour

October 10th, 2018

Small groups of educators visit businesses to learn about career pathways and local opportunities, as well as to connect real world of work scenarios to learning in the classroom.

Agenda

PDF Agenda

Business Tour for Educators
October 10, 2018, 8:00am-3:00pm

8:00 am:  Cook’s Creek Golf Club, 16405 US 23, South Bloomfield

  • Pre-Tour Prep

Goal – Overview of PBL, prepare teachers to ask good questions that will result in authentic PBL in the classroom                 

9-10:30am:  Cooks Creek Golf Club tour – Cathy Cook

  • Goal – Guide teachers through the tour.  They should be experiencing this through the lens of someone looking for real-world connections to the classroom.  Brainstorm possible PBL experiences while on the tour.

10:45-11:15:  Ohio Means Jobs Pickaway, 160 Island Road, Circleville

  • Goal – Expose teachers to career resources in the county.  Highlight ways OMJ can help with PBL scenarios.

11:30-12:30: Lunch (pack your own), Richards Farm,  24537 Canal Rd., Circleville    

  • Ryan Scribner, Economic Development Overview

12:30-2:00:  Richards Farms tour –  Bill Richards

  • Goal – Guide teachers through the tour.  They should be experiencing this through the lens of someone looking for real-world connections to the classroom.  Brainstorm possible PBL experiences while on the tour.                                                                                                                                                                                 

2:00-3:00:  PBL debrief session, evaluations

  • Goal – Help teachers leave with authentic PBL starting points and confidence to implement in the classroom.  Teachers in the PAST cohort make concrete connections from their experience in the 17-18 school year.