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Pathways to Career Readiness: An Education and Workforce Development Symposium

Posted on November 06, 2019

February 13-14, 2020   ●   Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, Hershey, PA


Students entering the workforce of tomorrow will face challenges much different than workers of the past.  These challenges will impact new workers whether they enter the workforce directly from high school or after earning a two- or four-year degree.  Schools and workforce agencies must work to develop new pathways to help students.  Local, state and national leaders will present best practices to help students be career ready.


Mr. Brooks Harper                                

Author, Speaker and Career Expert                                 

Brooks Harper is an Author, Speaker and

Career Expert.  His company helps students

and professionals discover, develop, market

and sell their knowledge, skills and abilities

that bring tangible value to the market place.


His books, Why Should We Hire You? and 7 Skills to Make Mills, are tremendous resources for students and educators.  They have been incorporated into economics, business, and career-success curricula as the go-to-books for teaching interview skills, self-marketing, personal branding and soft skills development.  Brooks has spoken on hundreds of high school and college campuses across the country to more than 500,000 students and educators.  Brooks aspires to the belief that EVERY DAY is an interview and an opportunity to turn LEARNING into EARNING and your passion into your paycheck.


A block of rooms has been reserved at a special rate of $160 single or double occupancy.  Individuals are responsible for making their own hotel reservations on-line at or by calling 855-729-3108.  Please identify yourself as part of the Pathways to Career Readinessto receive the special rate.  Make your reservations by January 13, 2020.


Registration is $180 per person.

One day registration is $95. To register on-line go to or click here to download a registration form.

Registration deadline is January 24, 2020.

No refunds will be given after February 2, 2020.

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