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District students attend Work-Based Learning seminar
District students attend Work-Based Learning seminar

RIVERDALE, Ga. -- (submitted by Jerry Jackson) The annual Clayton County Work-Based Learning Success Seminar was held at the Professional Learning Center in Jonesboro on Wednesday, Nov. 2. 


Work-Based Learning students had an opportunity to attend workshops relating to various subjects such as customer service, labor laws, teamwork, communication, time management, attitude and more. 


"The seminar is a valuable experience for the students and enhances their employability skills," said Judy Nickel, North Clayton High Work-Based Learning coordinator. Every year local businessmen and women conduct the informative workshops for the students. 


Since the first year the seminar was introduced,  Tracy Gilbert, manager, Special Events/Programs, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport,  has presented a workshop on time management.


The event was coordinated and scheduled by the following individuals:

Eboni Chillis,  director, Career Technology, Clayton County Public Schools, and Work-Based Learning coordinators from Clayton County High Schools:


Barbara  Barron, Riverdale; Audrey Blackwell-Bradwell, Mundy's Mill;

Theresa Grier, Mount Zion; Sandra Lyons, Drew; Betty Kennebrew, The Perry Center; Larry Meade,  Forest Park; Vivian Morrow,  Morrow;

Judy Nickel,  North Clayton; Tina Walcott,  Jonesboro; and Chuch Walls, Lovejoy. 


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