Northland Education and Business Alliance is hosting a high-demand career event to attract parents of students in Northland school districts to visit with industry professionals in seven high-demand areas.

It is NEBA's goal to inform parents on various pathways their children can get careers within these industries, a press release states. This event is open to parents of students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

The career night is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at Staley High School. 

Seven high-demand career industries of focus in the Northland are: advanced manufacturing, construction, heavy truck and equipment technicians, hospitality and tourism, innovative technologies, logistics and health care.

The event also is still seeking industry professionals as volunteers. Professionals working in the fields of skilled trades, human resources, design and professional careers, and leadership and management related to the high demand fields listed above are invited to participate by visiting

Participants will also have access to resources including information from the Northland Career Center, Northland CAPS, Excelsior Springs Area Career Center, KC Tech Academy, Metropolitan Community College and State Technical College.

For more information contact NEBA Educational Chair Brian Noller at 858-5505.

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