College & Career Expo

Posted in on January 31, 2022

College & Career Expo 

It is that time of year again to register for Arlington ISD’s annual College & Career Expo. Our community is invited to attend the Expo on March 8, 2022, from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center. Arlington ISD students in grades 9-12 will also have the opportunity to attend a portion of the College and Career Expo in their classes during the school day. 

In addition to the classroom sessions, the in-person portion of the Expo will be taking place at the CTC. More than 70 colleges and local businesses ready to equip students in grades 7-12 with proper guidance and resources for college, internships, and part-time and full-time employment opportunities.  

The Expo will include sessions focusing on college prep, paying for college and college athletic recruiting and scholarships. During each session, attendees are welcome to sit in and take notes or they can continue to explore the Expo and speak with representatives from various colleges and local businesses. 

Who will be there? 

Colleges scheduled to be in attendance include the University of Texas at Arlington, Dallas Baptist University and others. Admissions mentors will be available to help students with college preparation questions.   

Mentors from Lockheed Martin and inspirED will also be available to speak with high school students about employment opportunities upon graduation. Translation services for Spanish-speaking parents and students will be available throughout the Expo. 

Should I bring anything? 

Students are encouraged to dress in business professional attire and bring several copies of their resumes. 

The purpose of the Expo? 

Our district’s vision and goal is a 100% graduation rate from our high schools. The Expo is intended to give students a jump-start on their future college and career goals. The event will provide resources that will aid future graduates with a game plan upon graduation. To register for the Expo, click here. Doors will open at 5 p.m.  

We look forward to seeing you and helping you map out your child’s future!