8th Grade Career Conference Registration

Online Registration is closed, contact Sally Shawver at sshawver@eiefes.k12.il.us for information.

Registration Begins in January 2020
Event will be April 2 and April 3, 2020

Please note we have adjusted the event timing to better accommodate school schedules.   You can check out the flyer below and register here.  If you have any questions or want more information, please contact Sally Shawver at 217-258-6283.

Since 1992 over 43,500 8th grade students have attended this important career exploration event.  Eastern Illinois Education for Employment System (EIEFES) and Lake Land College (LLC) will co-host the Conference on April 4th & April 5th 2019. 

Brooks Harper, will join us once again as our featured speaker.  The Conference will be held in the Lake Land College Field House.  Brooks is one of the leading Career Readiness and Soft Skills Speakers and Authors in America!  He will help your students connect the dots between today’s decisions and tomorrow’s careers.  Check him out at brooksharper.com and on facebook.   

At the conclusion of Brooks’s presentation, students will have the opportunity to meet local business professionals to ask guided questions regarding their own career pathway.  Before attending the Conference students are asked to complete an online career assessment using Career Cruising.  This career planning and exploration tool is available at no charge to your school district through the combined efforts of Eastern Illinois Education for Employment System and Lake Land College.