Passport to Careers Expo
How do you see your students’ futures? Are there career options that have not been explored? Don’t miss out on this opportunity for your students to learn about paths to careers in construction, manufacturing, industrial maintenance, and energy by being a part of it! Leading agencies, large contractors, manufacturers, and other businesses will show groups of Mississippi 8th grade students up close and personal the increasing opportunities for careers in these fields. As they walk the through the Passport to Careers (P2C) Expo, they will participate in hands-on skills as well as experience the latest tools, equipment, and technology. Get your students, teachers, counselors excited about these career possibilities by viewing the videos on www.byf.org.
To schedule your tour or to obtain additional information, contact MCEF or download the P2C Expo Registration Flyer
P2C Expo Committee Chair
MS Construction Education Foundation (MCEF)
290 Commerce Park Drive, Suite B
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Working in partnership with: Mississippi Department of Education | Build Your Future & Industry Partners
Additional information will be provided to registered groups.
The Passport to Careers Expo for 8th grade students will be held in conjunction with the 2017 MCEF/SkillsUSA State Championship which is included in the tour.
When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 OR Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Student tours will be scheduled between 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Deadline for Registration: Deadline is November 30, 2016. (Space limited to 1,000 students per day. Call 601-605-2989 to register.)
Where: Fordice Equine Center, Mississippi Fair Grounds 1207 Mississippi Street—Jackson, MS
How: Transportation must be provided by the school.
Cost: No admission fee or charge.
Meals: Groups may make reservations for sack lunches at a cost of $5.00/lunch for on-site or take-out.
Tours: Groups will be allowed to tour the MCEF/SkillsUSA State Championship and the P2C Expo. Groups must stay together and chaperones must remain with their groups. Student groups will be given a “safety minute” briefing by an industry professional from the MS Associated Builders and Contractors.