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East High School Juniors experience first round of Job Shadows!

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January 6, 2019

November 28, 2018: The Alignment Rockford Job Shadow Team created, planned, and piloted job shadow experiences for East High School Junior students this past November. Students were able to visit a local business with their desired career. Each student had hands-on training in the field and one-on-one time with career experts. By the end of

Why Expo?

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October 8, 2018

A brief history behind large exhibitions, and why they work. A Career Expo in Marietta, GA, 2011 As Alignment Rockford preps for the Academy Expo, I started to wonder why people do Expos and how they really work. Where did they get their start? Who thought that gathering a large group of people in the

Transactional vs Transformational Relationships

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September 19, 2018

Alignment Rockford is a Ford NGL community. What does this mean? Not only are students at the center of everything we do, but just like Alignment, Ford NGL is a larger organization that helps communities prepare a collaborative community-driven approach to achieve a new way of learning. You’ve already seen this in action with our

Trauma Informed Care – NICNE Community of Practice

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September 12, 2018

Rockford, IL – Today, Alignment Rockford ventured to the Unitarian Universalist Church for the NIU Center of Nonpofit Excellence Community of Practice for Case Managers. This session we learned about how trauma affects children and adults. Lori Poppen from Children’s Home and Aid and Mary Ellen Commare from Youth Services Network led a presentation on

Katy Haun and Earl Wilsey talk Expo on the morning news

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September 4, 2018

This year, Alignment Rockford will host its 7th Annual Academy Expo on October 24th. The Expo is an event that provides an opportunity for all Rockford Public Schools’ 9th graders to engage with area businesses to explore potential career opportunities and helps forge a relevant link between student curriculum and future careers. The event also

Rockford’s finest rock out for lip sync challenge

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August 28, 2018

Source: Rockford’s finest rock out for lip sync challenge ROCKFORD — Rockford Police Department officers released their “lip sync challenge” video Friday, set to songs by AC/DC and Rockford’s own Cheap Trick. The three-minute video is among many law enforcement “lip sync challenge” videos being released by police agencies across the country as part of a popular

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The Results Are In! See how we did on this round of Job Shadows by visiting our website www.alignmentrockford.com/job-shadow

Thank you to all past and present community partners! This round: Boy Scouts of America, Blackhawk Area Council, Collins Aerospace, Fairview Early Childhood School, Healing Path of Rockford, Oates Dental, Rockford Park District, Rockford Illinois Police Department, RPS 205, Schmeling Construction Company, Woodward Governor

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Alignment Rockford

Final day of our Job Shadow Pilot is tomorrow! East High School students will participate in a hands on job shadow experience in the career of their choosing at the following locations: Thank you to our site hosts who volunteered!

Woodward Governor, Schmeling Construction Company, Rockford Park District, Rockford Illinois Police Department, RPS 205, Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens - Rockford Park District, Collins Aerospace, Boy Scouts of America, Blackhawk Area Council, Oates Dental, Healing Path of Rockford, Fairview Early Education Center
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