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District to host Education, Employment, and Enlistment Palooza on Dec. 9 at Andover High School

Attendees of last year's Education, Employment and Enlistment Palooza(11/16/2023) Anoka-Hennepin career and college specialists from the district’s high schools have once again collaborated to host the Second Annual Education, Employment, and Enlistment Palooza on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 8:30-11 a.m. at Andover High School. 

What to expect: The event will highlight a variety of college, career and post-high school planning options for all high school students and families. The format will include a mix of scheduled 40-minute sessions on focused topics.

Students and parents/guardians have the opportunity to sit in on sessions including nine different topics. The first sessions will be held from 8:30-9:10 a.m. with the second session to follow from 9:15-9:55 a.m. The fair will be open from 10-11 a.m. View the complete schedule.

Topics include:

  • Pay Less for College.
  • Labor Trends.
  • How do I figure out what I want to do for a career?
  • Trades and Apprenticeships.
  • Military pathways panel.
  • Lowering the costs of college while in high school.
  • Why STEP might be a great option.
  • Creative Careers.
  • Recent grad student panel.

Plan your future: The college and career fair will feature 37 employers/apprenticeship representatives and over 40 colleges/universities and military recruiters. Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Anoka Technical College, Bemidji State University, Grand Canyon University, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, and University of Wisconsin-Stout will all be offering students the option to apply and receive an admissions decision on the day of the event.