Workforce Development Calendar

  • 13 Mar
  • 18 Mar
    • Path to Pro Skilled Trades Evening
      Date: Mar 18
      Time: 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: KCTC - 1655 East Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
      Cost: Free!
      Calendar: Workforce Development

       Intended for all students in grades 8-12 and their families!  Explore a variety of trades including:  welding, carpentry, plumbing, auto repair, construction, HVAC, and more!  Meet skilled trades professionals.  Discover opportunities in trades for students right out of high school. 

  • 10 Apr
    • Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 2023-2024 Career Exploration Seminar
      Date: Apr 10
      Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: Mary Free Bed, Meijer Conference Room, 350 LaFayette, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
      Cost: FREE
      Calendar: Workforce Development

      Register HERE  -- scroll to the bottom and  click on Career Exploration Seminar


  • 17 Apr
  • 22 Apr
    • Work-Based Learning Signing Day
      Date: Apr 22
      Location: KCTC, 1655 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Workforce Development

      Invitations will be sent to WBL students at paid placements, employers, and parents to participate in this event.  All paid WBL students will be celebrated!  Students who are being hired to work at their WBL assignment after graduation will be specifically acknowledged.  

  • 27 Apr
    • Kent County Cup Esports Tournament - A Super Smash Bros Competition!
      Date: Apr 27
      Location: KCTC - 1655 East Beltline NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
      Cost: $5 per player - parents are encouraged to attend for free
      Calendar: Workforce Development

      Do you play Super Smash Bros?  Have an interest in Esports?  Are you a parent of a Kent County area high school student who loves video games?  Then this event is FOR YOU!!!  


  • 1 May
    thru May 2
    • Michigan Construction Career Days
      Date: May 1 - May 2
      Calendar: Workforce Development

      Students:  Learn about employers, trades, and colleges in the construction industry!  Try your hand at the tasks and equipment that construction professionals use!

      Educators:  Real life applications of career curriculum!  Earn 1 SCECH hour when you register in advance!  Choose a time that works for you!

      Vendors:  Realtime connection with teachers and students!  Connect with Michigan's future workforce from around the state!