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Middle School Resources


Middle school administrators, teachers and counselors are valued partners of Fox Valley Technical College. Here you'll find access to career exploration resources and partnership opportunities.

Middle School Resources

Events For Middle School Groups

Career Exploration for Middle Schools

PLEASE NOTE: All 2019-2020 events are at capacity. In lieu of visiting the campus, we encourage you to arrange a career cluster presentation. If interested, please contact Jennifer Fuerst at 920-560-1439 or to make arrangements. 

Career exploration for middle school students (6-8 grades). Students can visit our campus and explore various career areas. 

Pre-registration is required for your group. Space is limited and will be on a first-come, first served basis. Parents are encouraged to join their child at this event. One chaperone is required for every 10 students. 

FORMAT: The day begins with a short welcome and introductions. Attendees will break into groups that will rotate through three different career areas, followed by a final wrap up.

Prior to Visit  Requirements:

Please send this registration form (PDF) home with your students, along with a permission slip, and return all completed documents to Jennifer Fuerst the day of the event. 

Send emergency contact information to The name and cell phone number of at least 1 staff member who will be at FVTC the day of the event. The name and number of someone in your school office, who has access to student emergency contact information

Post Event Requirements:

All students are required to take the following surveys:

Post-event survey taken at school after the event.

It is highly recommended that a post-event career cluster presentation is scheduled.

Junior Achievement Technical Careers Challenge

Junior Achievement 7th & 8th Grade Technical Careers Challenge  |  In collaboration with Fox Valley Technical College 

Thursday, February 28, 2019
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

Event description:

JA Technical Careers Challenge is a real-world experience that allows teams of middle school students to compete against one another as they discover how education can bridge the gap between their passion and a future dream career. 

Working with a team of middle school students, FVTC instructors and business professionals, students will learn and play as they participate in one of seven real-world, hands-on career scenarios. 

Challenge scenarios: 
Agriculture, Automotive, Culinary Arts, Diesel, Healthcare, Information Technology, Manufacturing

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Career Frontier: Play Now

Career Frontier

For More Information:

Jennifer Fuerst
Coordinator, K-12 Partnerships

Summer Camps at Fox Valley Tech

FVTC offers a variety of high-tech, engaging summer camp options for middle school and high school students. 

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