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KANSASWORKS WILL PRESENT A WORKSHOP FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT CAREERS IN THE WATER QUALITY TREATMENT FIELD ON MONDAY. THE WATER QUALITY TREATMENT FIELD IS PROJECTED TO LOSE MORE THAN ONE-THIRD OF ITS KANSAS WORKFORCE TO RETIREMENTS IN THE NEXT THREE TO FIVE YEARS, WHICH COULD LEAD TO WELL-PAYING JOBS FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN MOVING INTO THE FIELD.
THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE A ONE-DAY EXPLORATION FOR CAREERS IN THE WATER QUALITY FIELD. THE WORKSHOP IS SPONSORED BY THE KANSASWORKS, SALINA AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE AND KANSAS MUNICIPAL UTILITIES. IT WILL BE HELD MONDAY IN ROOM 131 AT THE SALINA AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE. THE WORKSHOP WILL EXPLORE ALL ASPECTS OF THE WATER QUALITY TREATMENT FIELD. IN ADDITION, THEY WILL PREVIEW THE NEW CERTIFICATE OF CAREER EXPLORATION IN WATER QUALITY PROGRAM THAT WILL BE OFFERED THIS SUMMER. THE PROGRAM WILL ACQUAINT PROSPECTIVE TECHNICIANS WITH THE APPLIED SCIENCE CONCEPTS THAT ARE USED TO OPERATE, MAINTAIN AND MONITOR WATER QUALITY. ATTENDEES ALSO WILL LEARN ABOUT FULL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR THE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM AND MEET WITH POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS. LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED, AND ATTENDEES WILL TOUR WASTEWATER AND POTABLE WATER PLANTS. CALL THE SALINA AREA TECHNICAL SCHOOL TO REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP. DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS THURSDAY, MARCH 29.