Dist 205 Teachers Take a Field Trip to Local Businesses

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford Public High School teachers are hitting the pavement to incorporate more real-world experience into the classroom.

More than 250 teachers stopped by over a dozen businesses, including OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center. Starting this school year all high schools will each focus on a certain industry to encourage students to think more about college and a career. Instructors talked with workers about what will help students to advance in the workplace.

Another round of teachers will be visiting nearly 20 companies around Rockford next Thursday.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
23 WIFR 2523 North Meridian Road Rockford, IL. 61101 Business: 815-987-5300 Fax: 815-965-0981 News: 815-987-5330 Fax: 815-987-5333
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 269487191 - wifr.com/a?a=269487191