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Walmart provides funds to Jackson-Feild for an Online Curriculum

 

 

The Emporia Walmart store celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2020 serving Emporia and its environs. In recognition of this special milestone a special ceremony was recently held where checks were presented to local charities. Jackson-Feild was one of the beneficiaries.

The funds from Walmart will be used to purchase a one-year license to use ICEV for online vocational education training in a wide range of vocations.  The courses are designed to educate students for career readiness from a wide range of vocational education courses. The goal of this effort is to complete the course and help them pass certification tests from nationally recognized certification bodies to attest to their knowledge in a specific trade to prepare them to enter the working world.

The use of these online courses is a game changer for the students and teachers at Jackson-Feild. The program provides for automatic grading giving student’s instant feedback in real-time to help them adjust and modify their work. It also allows teachers to track student’s proficiency and identify areas that need attention and improvement.

ICEV is a national leader in online vocational education. The students, faculty and staff of the Gwaltney School at Jackson-Field are very grateful to the Walmart Foundation and to management and associates of the Emporia Walmart store for supporting vocational education at Jackson-Feild

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