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Career Night Preview for Parents
Steve Greene, Director of Johnson O'Connor Research Foundation
Tuesday, March 5th
9:30am, Wagner Room

How did you figure out what you wanted to be when you were in high school?  Did your parents or the school provide guidance or inspiration?  Just as you were inspired, the PFA has invited Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation, recognized around the world for its pioneering and innovate research into the science of aptitudes, to inform students and parents alike about the link between aptitudes and careers, building upon the work school counselors already do with students.  Every career utilizes a set of aptitudes and research shows people are more fulfilled and more successful in careers that capitalize on their natural talents and aptitudes.  Come hear Steven Greene explain the science behind aptitudes and learn how these can guide students to explore career paths and areas of study that make the most of their abilities.  Click here to learn more about Johnson O’Connor.  Don’t miss this great opportunity to get a sneak peek at the all-new Career Night format – including our 10 new career panels and 50 speakers – before the student-only event on the evening of March 19th.

Career Night 2019
Tuesday, March 19th (snow date March 20th)
6:00-9:00pm, NCHS

What are Your Kids Doing for the Rest of Their Lives? We Have 50 Bright Ideas!

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The PFA’s popular biennial Career Night is back with an all-new educational and engaging evening of career exploration for all NCHS students.  Career Night provides students with an impactful introduction to a wide variety of careers along with the important aptitudes and skill sets necessary to excel in a myriad of professions.  The evening kicks off with a presentation by Steve Greene, Director of Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation, recognized around the world for its pioneering and innovative research in the science of aptitudes, which can inform and empower students to make better educated decisions about career paths.  Click here to learn more about Johnson O’Connor.  Following the presentation, students have the opportunity to participate in their choice of two of 10 new career panels, each featuring five professionals providing students with a breadth and depth of career options within broad industry categories.  Panel categories include:  Business; Finance; Communications; Advertising & Marketing; Law & Order; Medicine & healthcare; STEM; Social Sciences; Creative & Performing Arts; and Hands-On Careers.


  • New focus on aptitudes and how these impact successes in school and careers!

  • Keynote speaker Steve Greene from Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation!

  • New format with 10 streamlined panels to provide maximum exposure to many careers!

  • Geared towards ALL students in grades 9-12!

  • Sandwiches and snacks to keep students fueled and focused!