WASHOUGAL — On Nov. 3, students enrolled in the Career & Technical Education program at Washougal High School gained valuable insight into the work world at the annual Pathway Conference.
The Pathway Conference included two components: field trips to three job sites, and job-readiness panel presentations in the school auditorium.
Students boarded buses to visit Ballard Marine Construction, McDonald Excavating and Nationwide Boiler. In the high school auditorium, students listened to a panel describe their path to a career in the trades and valuable skills to develop now for success in trades careers.
Presenters included representatives from the Port of Camas-Washougal, Local 1-Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers, Legacy 6, Washington State Building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO, Greenbox Mechanical, Elevator Operators, Dynalectric, Tradesmen Electric, OR & SW WA Mason Trades, International Union of Elevator Constructors, Dynalectric, and the Washington & Northern Idaho District Council of Laborers.