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Friday, May 19 Seminar Offerings


Session 1:  Recruiting Women and Girls into CTE


9:45 am – 10:00 am:  Check In
10:00 am – 11:15 am:  SEMINAR
11:15 am – 11:45 am:  Optional VIP Tour of the Fair
11:45-12:15:  Lunch


In this seminar, we will share our proven methods and strategies for recruiting and retaining women and girls in high school and community college Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.

The speaker will highlight the challenges associated with recruiting and show you how to create a detailed outreach plan to engage women and girls. Seminar attendees will learn about pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship training options, including the application process and available resources. Questions are welcome.

Cost: $30/person (includes lunch)


Session 2:  Diversity in the Construction Trades Summit Follow-Up


11:45 am – 12:00 pm:  Check In
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm:  SEMINAR
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm:  Lunch
1:45 pm – 2:15 pm:  Optional VIP Tour


OTI and Construction Hope staff will lead this follow-up to this fall’s Diversity in the Construction Trades Summit. This seminar will act as a check in and reflection on the commitments. Only individuals who have attended the Summit in the past are eligible for this Seminar.  

Cost: $30/person (includes lunch)


Session 3:  Increasing Worker Retention: Addressing Harassment and Bullying


12:30 pm – 12:45 pm:  Check In
12:45 pm – 1:15 pm:  Lunch
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm:  Optional VIP Tour
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm: Seminar 3


In this workshop, we will look at best practices for anti-harassment policies, procedures, and training using the recently released Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s report on harassment in the workplace. The workshop will provide plenty of time for questions and concerns on the topic while also providing practical tips for implementation. We will also include a brief overview of pilot projects in Oregon focused on prevention.

Cost: $30/person (includes lunch)


NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center
16021 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97230

Space for practitioners is limited. Please sign up as soon as possible to confirm your attendance!

3934 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. #101  |  Portland, Oregon 97212  |   phone: 503.335.8200  |  fax: 503.249.0445

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