November 16, 2020

Career Navigator News is a biweekly newsletter from your Career Navigator, Heather Schutte.
Youth Skills Training Grant
SSC Career Navigators are working with our districts and community partners to pilot a regional Certified Nursing Assistant pathway program that delivers high school credit, offers a credential, and supports the workforce needs of our rural communities. 


Dec. 4, 2020
Grant application due
Feb. 24, 2021
Grant recipients announced
July 1, 2021
Grant period begins
These partnerships will help build an employment pipeline between rural high schools and local skilled nursing facilities.  Together we can create sustainable careers for students who wish to pursue a career in the healthcare field.

In the next two weeks... 

  • Creating a staff page on district websites
  • SMEC Alumni Network development
  • PSEO Advising development
  • Riverland Partnership Meeting (Nov. 17)
  • FutureForward presentation to GRAUC (Nov. 20)
  • Youth Skills Training request for proposal (due Dec. 4)
Your School's Experiential Learning Tool
Schedule Training
Schedule a time with me to walk you through FutureForward™! 
December is Construction Month
Your referrals are needed! 
The best way to engage your students is to connect them with local employers!  Send me on a mission to connect with local plumbers, electricians, carpenters, craftsmen, and any other construction professionals.  The best way to do this is to fill out the referral form below and be sure to let them know that I will be contacting them soon!
Referral Form
Upcoming Opportunities
Southern MN Perkins Consortia Poverty Training - November 19 
ONLINE free (substitute teacher costs eligible for reimbursement) 

Contact Your Career Navigator: 

Heather Schutte
Mobile: 507-251-6177
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