Milton Hershey School to Host Twitter Chat on Tuesday, Feb. 18
In honor of national Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, Milton Hershey School is hosting a Twitter chat on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. MHS is partnering with a national nonprofit focused on strengthening the workforce and a leading expert in apprenticeships to discuss the value of apprenticeships for the 21st-century student.
Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 3 to 4 p.m. EST and share your thoughts on the benefits of apprenticeships. Use #MHSChat to join the conversation!
Milton Hershey School
Milton Hershey School is a cost-free, private, coeducational school in Hershey, Pennsylvania that offers a top-notch education and positive home life to children in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade from low-income families.
Through the school’s Career and Technical Education program, students can choose from 12 different career pathways and receive hands-on instruction, professional workplace learning opportunities, and industry-recognized certifications. MHS also offers an apprenticeship program, recognizing the legacy of the school’s founder—Milton S. Hershey. Milton Hershey School offers pre-apprenticeship and postsecondary apprenticeships to students and young graduates. Learn more about the school’s apprenticeship program.
JFF is a national nonprofit that drives change in the American workforce and education systems to achieve economic advancement for all. JFF concentrates on three areas that strengthen the workforce and increase success for individuals and employers—ensuring equity in advancement, meeting employer needs, and preparing for the future of work. Learn more about JFF.
Marjorie D. Cohen is a senior technical assistance specialist at AIR. She has nearly twenty years of experience as a policy analyst and technical assistance provider to states and localities, with a particular emphasis on the connections between and among secondary and postsecondary education and the workforce. In her present position as the senior college and career readiness specialist, Cohen provides policy research and analysis on career and technical education issues for the Education Policy Center, and supports districts, states, and regional comprehensive centers through the College and Career Readiness and Success Center and the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders.