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Sponsored Webinar: Learning That Works

In the final myoptions Encourage spring 2023 learning session, hear from a school counselor and student at Marilyn A. Noonan School in Durham, N.Y., as they share how a two-year heavy equipment repair and operations program provides students with an opportunity to learn through work. Discover ways to to activate the key ideas and challenges laid out in the first two myOptions Encourage learning sessions.  Get a full view about how this program helps students explore potential career outcomes, plan their high school courses, gain industry-based certifications and attain technical skills.

Sponsored by myOptions Encourage

Learning Objectives:

After viewing the webinar, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the importance of career exploration and advising in a student’s college decision and academic program
  2. Discuss how students define a positive postsecondary experience
  3. Describe three ways to empower students in grades 9–16 to connect to rewarding jobs and careers
  4. Locate and access local labor market tools and resources to advise students
  5. Identify tools, resources and tactics to help students through college into career


  • Melissa Caperton, Senior Director, myOptions Encourage
  • Caitlin Preisner, School Counselor, Donald R. Kline Technical School
  • Lakia Walker, Work Based Learning Coordinator, Donald R. Kline Technical School
  • Sawyer Peak, Questar III BOCES, a student in Marilyn A. Noonan School at Durham’s Heavy Equipment Program in Greenville Central School District