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Business Leaders Teach Student How to Network at 25th Annual Connections to the Future Event


Business and community leaders can help high school students learn how to “network” and practice their presentation skills by attending the 25th annual “Connections to the Future” luncheon event on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Rowland High School. Organized and facilitated by senior students in the Career Certification Program at both Nogales and Rowland High Schools, the event teaches students professional networking and employment skills as they interact with business leaders. Participants enjoy a complimentary luncheon. This year’s keynote speaker features Mr. Tyler Durman, author of his book “Counterintuitive, What 4 Million Teenagers Wish We Knew,”  *Business members interested in learning more how they can network and work with students, please call Vickie Burch in the School to Career Office at (626) 965-5975, x1576 or email (Rowland High School is located at 2000 S. Otterbein Avenue, Rowland Heights, CA).

            The Connections to the Future event highlight the award-winning Career Certification Program of the Rowland Unified School District. The program prepares high school students for college and the workforce with real-world experience in six different industry pathways: Arts & Communications, Business, Family & Consumer Sciences, Health & Medical Services, Public & Human Services, and Technology. Students complete courses and an internship in their field of interest. For more information, visit

 The award-winning Rowland Unified School District (RUSD) proudly serves the communities of Rowland Heights, Walnut, La Puente, City of Industry and West Covina with 19 schools and just over 13,000 students. More than 5,000 adults (18+) are also served by the Rowland Adult and Community Education School. RUSD educators embrace new technology and work collaboratively to provide innovative learning for all students, staff, and parents. RUSD’s programs are innovative in the use of technology, focus on college and career readiness, and prepare students to be creative problem solvers. Additionally, it offers a medley of Honors, Advanced Placement (AP), GATE, AVID, International Baccalaureate (IB) World Schools, Career Pathways, Spanish and Chinese Dual Language Immersion Schools, Music, Art and Athletic enrichment opportunities for students to enjoy. For more information visit or Twitter @RowlandSchools #WeAreRUSD and on Facebook and Instagram: RowlandUSD.

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