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K-64’s Work-based Learning Course a Huge Success!

K-64’s Work-based Learning Course a Huge Success!

In January, K-64, in partnership with Catawba Valley Community College, launched a new work-based learning course focused on critical soft skills development and including a 32-hour internship. The course was approved as a Career and College Promise course allowing...
K-64 Summer Coding Camps a Success!

K-64 Summer Coding Camps a Success!

K-64 recently partnered with AnitaB.org and Catawba Valley Community College’s Systems Security and Network Management Faculty to host two summer camps for rising 6th-8th graders in Catawba County.  The first was Coding Fun and the second Ethical Hacking. Each...
K-64 & Oakwood Elementary School host Career Fair

K-64 & Oakwood Elementary School host Career Fair

During the career fair sessions, the students learned about corporate and skilled-trade careers in Catawba County, the education and training requirements for the jobs, and the importance in every industry of soft skills, such as work ethic, communication, and teamwork. 

Character Counts

Character Counts

Employers are looking for job candidates with soft skills, integrity, knowledge, and experience. Why do soft skills matter? As the use of technology continues to accelerate in the workplace, people with soft skills and good character are becoming sought after by...