Some 250 high school students in the Contra Costa County Career Technical Education/Regional Occupational Program visited modern industrial businesses on Oct. 6, in observation of Manufacturing Day.
Mt. Diablo Unified School District students are among those in the county who attend CTE/ROP engineering/industrial-related courses. Through a partnership with Earn and Learn East Bay and the Contra Costa Office of Education (CCCOE) students received a first-hand look at their hosts’ manufacturing operations and possible career opportunities.
Ygnacio Valley students from Concord visited QuickMount PV, a manufacturer of solar roof mounts, in Walnut Creek, and Concord-based Fresenius, a medical equipment manufacturer, was visited by students from Deer Valley High School in Antioch.