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SANTA CLARA, CA - The Silicon Valley Central Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Boy Scouts of America – Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council, and Santa Clara Unified School District will host ‘Reality Road: Navigate your Destiny’ on March 14, 2020, at Mission College. 

Students often do not understand the basic skills they need to enter into their careers: How to write a resume, how to interview, how to manage a monthly budget, how to represent themselves on social media, and many other skills.

The Chamber, Boy Scouts of America – Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council, Mission College, and Santa Clara Unified School District are tackling this gap by bringing in industry professionals to teach students ages 14-20 the basics to entering their careers and adult lives.

“Through our Next Gen Innovators program, I have seen firsthand that our local students are incredibly bright and many have the technical skills to be successful, but learning these basic topics from professionals who may actually hire them within five to ten years has a significant lasting impact,'' said Nick Kaspar, President/CEO of the Silicon Valley Central Chamber of Commerce.

To volunteer for or to sponsor the event, contact Nick Kaspar.

About Silicon Valley Central Chamber of Commerce

The Silicon Valley Central Chamber of Commerce is a synergistic center of our community that inspires people, empowers business, and shapes the future of Silicon Valley. As a business membership organization, the SV Central Chamber advocates, educates, and connects for the growth and sustainability of our business members.

About Boy Scouts of America - Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council

Exploring brings business and community leaders together to help young people reach their full potential.

Exploring offers youth age 14-20 unique, hands-on experiences in an environment that develops

leadership, character, and confidence through many immersive and empowering moments along the way.

 

About Santa Clara Unified School District

Santa Clara Unified School District serves over 15,400 TK-12 students, in addition to students in Preschool through Adult School. Neighborhoods in the Cities of Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, San Jose, and Cupertino comprise the District's 56 square-mile area. Santa Clara Unified prides itself on having teachers, classified employees and administrators who are dedicated, experienced professionals who care about each student's well-being and academic preparation. 

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