Join the club! Stride Offers New Career Learning Experiences For High School Students
HERNDON, Virginia – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – As part of its increased efforts to put middle and high school students on an early path to a prosperous future, Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) today announced the launch of two new programs designed to help young people learn more about in-demand careers from industry experts. The Stride Nursing Club and Stride Industry Chats are new initiatives that introduce teens to various professions through a series of free virtual lectures.
Stride is the leading national provider of online and coeducational education.
“Learning is an ongoing pursuit and the foundation of our mission and work at Stride,” said Dr. Shaun McAlmont, president of Career Learning Solutions at Stride. “What we have realized is that people are changing the way they think about education, especially because of the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has changed the landscape of work. The Stride Nursing Club and Industry Discussion Series provide students with the opportunity to enjoy career exploration and get a head start on their future.
A sobering new report found that 17 million American workers, or one in ten, could be forced to find new jobs by 2030 due to the changes induced by the COVID-19 pandemic in the labor market. Additionally, according to Stride’s own research, while nearly 60% of Americans believe that a college degree isn’t for everyone, almost an equal number (58%) would improve their skills if it paid off. practice and led to better paying jobs.
The objective of Stride Nursing Club is to give those at all levels of education who want more information and knowledge about nursing careers the opportunity to do so. Statistics show that the registered nurse (RN) workforce is one of the key areas for growth through 2029, which is largely due to a aging nursing workforce. the start of the pandemic Also accelerates opportunities in nursing and motivates young students to explore career possibilities.
Led by Dr Sherri Wilson, Nurse, Director of Stride Career Prep’s Healthcare Career Program, the Nursing Club will offer monthly virtual seminars with top nursing experts on a wide range of topics ranging from career opportunities employment to diversity. All sessions will include live chat with Q&A opportunities with a different nursing professional each month. Teachers are also invited to join and virtually share live or recorded sessions with their class. Registration is free.
“We are really excited about the Stride Nursing Club and the perspectives it will bring to students and adults who are passionate about patient care,” said Dr. Sherri Wilson. “There are many young people in particular who have professional hopes and dreams of becoming nurses, and we are trying to help them start the process of making those dreams come true as they graduate from high school. ”
Stride’s other new career path program, Sectoral discussions, are free virtual speaker sessions for students aged 13 and over in Grades 8 to 12. These discussions will give students the opportunity to hear first-hand from industry experts at notable companies and organizations across a range of industries, from technology and agriculture to manufacturing, healthcare and more. . Topics include, but are not limited to, career opportunities, day-to-day roles and responsibilities, and the typical career path of an industry professional. Students are encouraged to engage with presenters by submitting questions during the registration process or during the live session. Teachers are also invited to join and virtually share live or recorded sessions with their class. It’s free to register here.
For more information visit https://www.stridelearning.com/.
About Stride Inc.
At Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN), we reimagine lifelong learning as a rich, deeply personal experience that prepares learners for tomorrow. Since its inception, Stride has been committed to breaking down barriers that impact academic equity and providing high quality education to everyone, especially those in underserved communities. The company has transformed the teaching and learning experience of millions of people by providing innovative, high-quality and technological educational solutions, programs and programs directly to students, schools, the military and businesses in primary, secondary and post-secondary schools. secondary parameters. Stride is a leading provider of Kindergarten to Grade 12 education for students, schools and districts, including career learning services in middle and high school programs. Providing a solution to the growing workplace skills gap and student loan crisis, Stride provides students with real skills for in-demand jobs with professional learning. For adult learners, Stride offers professional healthcare and technology training, as well as workforce and talent development for Fortune 500 companies. Stride has taught millions of courses over the past decade and more. serves learners in all 50 states and over 100 countries. The company is proud to sponsor the The future of school, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gap between the pace of technology and the pace of change in education. More information can be found at stridelearning.com, K12.com, galvanize.com, techelevator.com, and medcerts.com.