Upcoming Events

Women in Gear
Saturday, October 8

8:30-2:00, Helena College Airport Campus. 
For girls in grade 8 and older
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• Miss Montana and biochemistry major, Lauren Scofield: Planting the Seeds of STEM.
• Hands-on demonstrations in Automotive, Aviation, Diesel, Fire & Rescue, Welding, CAM, and Pre-Pharmacy
• Panel of successful young women working in science and technical trades
• Medical Emergency Simulation
• Funded by Boeing, with FREE snacks, lunch, gift bags and prize drawings

MCIS Regional Training of Career Exploration Resources for K-12
Wednesday 9/28/16

9:30 am-11:30 am           Helena College Lecture Hall   (Lunch on your Own)   
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm        Helena College Computer Lab Room 132

RSVP to:  Jan.Clinard@umhelena.edu ~ by September 19, 2016                                    
5 Renewal Units available if pre-registered
MCIS is the Montana Career Information System, a free internet-based website for career exploration, with versions suitable for use by students from elementary through college level.  Pam Brandt, Montana Department of Labor, Trainer   More information

Office Technology Seminar
Tentative date October 12, 1-4 p.m.

Hear local employers and develop pathways in Administrative Office Specialist, Administrative Management Specialist, and Computer Skills Specialist

Health Careers Dual Enrollment Workshop
November 2, 1-4 p.m.

Explore development of dual enrollment courses for Basic Human Biology and Medical Terminology to enhance pathways in Health Careers

Past Events

On June 14 - 15, Participants participated and received an official NC3 certificate of achievement providing third party stackable credentials that offers enhanced employment potential and higher productivity on the job -- this was a FREE Snap-on tools training.

On April 22, at the Airport Campus, a TRADES SHOWCASE featured big equipment, demonstrations, and tours by faculty to area students and members of the public.   This event opened eyes to exciting pathways in which equipment, machines, and high-tech tools play important roles.

On February 16, 2016, Pathways hosted John Bowers, speaking about Contextualization and Pathways, helping faculty learn new ways to engage students in learning.

Helena College hosted a Health Science Career Cluster Seminar on Friday, October 2, and developed pathways to:

  • LPN and RN
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  •  Pre-Pharmacy
  •  Psychology/Sociology (Mental Health)
On Saturday, October 10, Women in Gear provided girls in grades eight and higher to experience activities in Fire & Rescue, Aviation Maintenance, Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology, Welding, Computer-Aided Manufacturing, and Sheet Metal Fabrication.  Boeing provided lunch, materials, gift bags, and a panel of women working and studying in these trades.