Students will celebrate “Kids at Work” day on Friday, February 21st, 2020, with the help of the elementary counseling department.
Construction Worker Athlete Dental Hygienist
Retail Manager Vet Artist Fashion Designer
Chef Entrepreneur Teacher Firefighter
Caregiver Marine Biologist Police Officer
As a way to promote career exploration and awareness with our elementary students, Penn Manor elementary schools are planning a special day across the district.
On Friday, February 21st, 2020 students will be invited to wear clothing that represents a career they may be interested in exploring as an adult. For example, your child may come dressed as a construction worker, a doctor, a teacher, etc. Please make sure that your child’s clothing is appropriate for a day of learning and wouldn’t distract other students in his/her classroom. As an added component to Kids at Work Day, teachers and staff will be wearing their college, military, trade-school, or past/present career attire.
Our hope is that Kids at Work Day will be a great way to start conversations at home and at school about different types of careers, why someone chooses a career, and what kind of training/schooling is needed to get started in a particular career. To help facilitate discussion at home regarding career development, please refer to the “additional resources” at the end of this post for some fun, age-appropriate career development activities.
The Penn Manor Elementary School Counselors would like to thank you in advance for your support for Kids at Work Day. If you have any questions, please contact your school’s counselor.
The Elementary School Counselors
Nichole Hinkle, Hambright
Kimberly Juba, Conestoga and Martic
Shannon Madara, Central Manor
Michele Semple, Pequea
Samantha Strosser, Eshleman and Letort