The Shaping the World of Public Works collection is a dynamic resource to educate high school students about the viable career options available in public works! This outreach program from APWA will help you create a powerful outreach program in your community. Use the innovative ideas, step-by-step instructions, templates, forms, and other support materials to create awareness and enhance understanding of public works activities and career options. Materials are suitable for use with both secondary schools and community groups.
Shaping the World of Public Works Toolkit
- One Shaping the World of Public Works Guide to Secondary School Outreach
- One Handout and Resources CD-ROM
- 25 copies of the Shaping the World of Public Works Career Booklet
- One Public Works Careers CD-ROM
- One I Am Public Works DVD
- One Shaping the World of Public Works Poster
Guide to Secondary School Outreach and Handouts and Resources CD-ROM
This 75-page resource provides information about outreach in the school setting, with the community at-large, and in the APWA member workplace. Included is a 50-minute lesson plan that introduces students to public works and career opportunities that might fit with students’ individual skills and interests. The companion CD-ROM contains all of the templates, forms, and other materials referenced in the Guide. This can only be purchased as a component of the training package.
Public Works Careers CD-ROM
Features 100 public works careers and individual fact sheets about each career, as well as at-a-glance charts that group these 100 careers by academic requirements and other factors. This can only be purchased as a component of the training package.
Shaping the World of Public Works Careers Booklet
A 24-page, full-color, informational booklet on public works careers. This item is also sold separately and in packs of 25, 100 or 250.
I Am Public Works Video
This fast-paced edgy video helps viewers define "public works" and understand the diverse and exciting career opportunities available. The video features people who keep our cities and towns running smoothly every day and the kinds of exciting projects they work on. Included in the toolkit as a DVD. It is also available as a downloadable video.
Shaping the World of Public Works Careers Poster
Full-color 16" x 20" poster depicting various public works careers. This item is also sold separately.
Order your Shaping the World of Public Works materials in the APWA Store.