CONNECTING INDUSTRY
PROFESSIONALS
TO EVERY CLASSROOM!

We make it easy for teachers in the bi-state Kansas City region
to invite industry professionals
into the classroom to bring real-world relevance into learning.

Connecting Industry Professionals to Every Classroom!

Welcome to PREP-KC's Industry-Informed Instruction Connector! The Connector is a unique, web-based tool for teachers that makes it easy to connect with industry professionals. Through the Connector, industry professionals can share their expertise and experience with students and teachers and help integrate academic skills with the soft skills and industry-specific competencies that drive the 21st-century workforce. Through virtual matches, the Industry-Informed Instruction Connector can link students and teachers to the world of work. Together we can shape the future of our region.

Featured Upcoming Live Industry Chats

Healthcare Industry Chat and Virtual Tour

Healthcare Industry Chat and Virtual Tour

  • 08/22/2018 11:00 AM Eastern Time

This presentation from multiple Healthcare companies is geared toward educating individuals searching for a career and/or adult learners about careers in Healthcare and the educational pathways to enter those careers. The presentation is brought...

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How to Turn Criticism into Useful Feedback

How to Turn Criticism into Useful Feedback

  • 09/10/2018 12:00 PM Eastern Time

This session will help you take the sting out of criticism and teach you how to get important feedback you can use to become better at what you do. Do you have a hard time receiving feedback? How we deal with feedback impacts the way we move forward...

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INT'L LITERACY DAY: An Author's Story on Never Giving Up

INT'L LITERACY DAY: An Author's Story on Never Giving Up

  • 09/11/2018 11:30 AM Eastern Time

Alton Carter is an award-winning author of several books, including The Boy Who Carried Bricks and Aging Out and his latest book, The Boy Who Dreamed Big. This can be preordered at www.monoclepress.com  This fall, he'll also have a new...

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Going with the Flow: Social Emotional Learning through Poetry

Going with the Flow: Social Emotional Learning through Poetry

  • 09/13/2018 02:30 PM Eastern Time

This session is designed to integrate poetry with elements of therapy into social emotional learning settings.  I want students to gain a better understanding of what is going on inside their own head, and explore how to use poetry as a form of...

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