CONNECTING INDUSTRY
PROFESSIONALS
TO EVERY CLASSROOM!

We make it easy for teachers to invite
industry professionals virtually into the classroom
to bring real world relevance to learning

Welcome to the Acadiana Career Awareness Platform!

We are offering students across Acadiana the opportunity to learn skills needed for the workforce of tomorrow and engage with employers across a range of industries.

Our online platform offers businesses and schools the chance to make connections that bring concrete, real-world experience to the classroom. Professionals can share their knowledge and expertise with students across our region. Students can gain insight into career pathways and expand their awareness of high-demand jobs and growing industries.

Businesses: Sign up for a virtual interview here! Your expertise is important for bringing career awareness to students.

Educators: Bring industry into the classroom! Make a request for a virtual chat here or explore the opportunities available in the recorded video archives.

About One Acadiana:

One Acadiana is a business-led, privately-funded economic development organization serving the nine-parish area in and outside of Lafayette. Our vision is to make our region one of the most sought-after places in the South for emerging businesses and professional talent. Learn more about One Acadiana’s workforce initiatives.

Featured Upcoming Live Industry Chats

Healthcare Industry Chat and Virtual Tour

Healthcare Industry Chat and Virtual Tour

  • 08/22/2018 11:00 AM Eastern Time

This presentation from multiple Healthcare companies is geared toward educating individuals searching for a career and/or adult learners about careers in Healthcare and the educational pathways to enter those careers. The presentation is brought...

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How to Turn Criticism into Useful Feedback

How to Turn Criticism into Useful Feedback

  • 09/10/2018 12:00 PM Eastern Time

This session will help you take the sting out of criticism and teach you how to get important feedback you can use to become better at what you do. Do you have a hard time receiving feedback? How we deal with feedback impacts the way we move forward...

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INT'L LITERACY DAY: An Author's Story on Never Giving Up

INT'L LITERACY DAY: An Author's Story on Never Giving Up

  • 09/11/2018 11:30 AM Eastern Time

Alton Carter is an award-winning author of several books, including The Boy Who Carried Bricks and Aging Out and his latest book, The Boy Who Dreamed Big. This can be preordered at www.monoclepress.com  This fall, he'll also have a new...

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Going with the Flow: Social Emotional Learning through Poetry

Going with the Flow: Social Emotional Learning through Poetry

  • 09/13/2018 02:30 PM Eastern Time

This session is designed to integrate poetry with elements of therapy into social emotional learning settings.  I want students to gain a better understanding of what is going on inside their own head, and explore how to use poetry as a form of...

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