Educators IN Industry: Administrator's Edition (Course # 22CR1116)

Date(s): 6/15/2023 
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST

Registration open through 6/12/2023 11:59 PM EST


3 seats currently available.



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This course is for Administrators only!


Lunch will be provided.

Course Description

This course is for Administrators only!

Educators in Industry: Administrator's Edition is a professional development opportunity targeted at curriculum directors, principals, assistant principals and other school administrators to learn more about high wage, in demand occupations at local employers through on-site visits. During the industry tours, administrators will explore connections to academic content, reinforce the value of teaching employability (soft) skills and gain knowledge about employment opportunities in Kent County to better inform their curriculum and career readiness initiatives.

Featured Businesses:

Lacks Enterprises: An internationally recognized provider of components & systems for exterior automotive trim as well as composite wheel assemblies.

Gerald R. Ford Int. Airport: The largest commercial airport in W. Michigan and second-largest in the state with more than 100 daily flights & 30 non-stop routes.


Service Express: A people-driven team helping organizations achieve more by providing end-to-end strategic infrastructure and data center solutions.

Participants will meet at Kent ISD. Transportation may be provided, depending on availability. Space is limited, so please only register if you are able to attend the entire day. Lunch will be provided and SCECHs are available pending approval.

Questions? Contact Eric Kelliher at or 616-365-2350.


Eric Kelliher

Eric Kelliher, Career Readiness Consultant at Kent ISD, works with local educators to integrate career exploration, planning and thinking into instruction. From helping teachers integrate soft skills into lesson plans, to speaking to classrooms and at conferences, to running programs like Teachers in Industry, Classroom to Careers and others, Eric seeks to make career thinking an integral part of the learning experience. His prior experience includes 6 years in the classroom teaching Language Arts and Physical Education, 4 years as a K-12 Technology trainer, 3 years in Higher Education, and several years in the corporate world, first in Banking, later as a Leadership Development trainer at Meijer’s corporate headquarters.

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Course Cost

The course cost is $10.00

Credit Information

Course: Hours - 6


*Also available as School Counselor - Career Exploration SCECHs- 6


Kent ISD/ESC Building, LOT #11

2930 Knapp Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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