Frequently Asked Questions
What if there is inclement weather?
Please plan on attending, rain or shine! Construction careers involve working in all types of weather. If there is a dangerous weather situation during the event, we do have shelter-in-place protocol on-site.
How many students can I bring?
There is no limit on the number of students you can bring, but you do need a chaperone in attendance for every 15 students that you register.
Is there reimbursement for school bus or shuttle transportation?
There are limited funds available to reimburse schools for transportation. Please see the bussing reimbursement page in the registration packet (page 7) and apply.
Deadline to apply for check requests is: APRIL 15, 2022.
Optional: Bring this form to the event and reimbursement will be fulfilled by the end of the month of May.
My students are 18 or older. Do they need a parent to sign a waiver?
They may sign the waiver for themselves, but a waiver must be submitted by all student attendees.
Is the event free?
The event is free and open to any school in Michigan.
What is the cut-off date for registration?
Registration is open for the in-person event through the end of the day April 22 at 3:00pm, Friday. This is the last day we can effectively process the paperwork that needs to be submitted to attend.
What do I wear?
Please dress for indoor and outdoor activities. Closed toed shoes are mandatory. No shorts or skirts/dresses are allowed nor excessively bagging clothing due to the nature of the activities. Safety helmets will be provided and must be worn at all times. Companies running the individual activities will supply any additional safety wear, if needed, for their activity.
What are the times I can attend with my classroom or homeschool student?
Please register for a time your school would like to attend using the registration form.
TWO OPTIONS EACH DAY:
8:00am - 11:30am or
10:00am - 2:00pm
Can I share this event? How?
Please do! All Michigan schools and homeschool students are welcome to attend.
Please help us spread the word by sharing the event flyer that can easily be downloaded from the website and the Career Guide as a learning guide to review prior to attending the event. www.MichiganCCD.com
SCECH & PRIZES:
PRIZE OPPORTUNITY: There will be incentives for students or adults to fill out our event surveys on-site at the in-person event.
What are the prizes?
The prizes will range from a $25 Amazon gift card to useful and valuable Carhartt and Yeti items.
Prizes have been generously donated by our sponsors and supporters.
WHY are you offering prizes?
We want to be sure we are creating the best event possible and need our feedback forms to be filled out while you are attending the event. Prizes have been generously donated by our sponsors and supporters.
How can I enter to win the prize?
The game is ONLY ACTIVE during the event hours of 8:00am - 3:00pm on May 4 & 5, 2021. You will need to scan a QR code with your phone and answer a few questions about your experience at the event
Can I obtain Professional Development hours for attending this event?
Yes, you can! Livingston School District is sponsoring the opportunity to gain one hour of SCEC for exploring and participating in this event.
TEACHER / COUNSELOR:
How do I get my 1-hour career SCECH?
Answer coming soon.
TEACHER / COUNSELOR:
Is there an agenda or special qualifications to obtain the SCECH?
We recommend this opportunity for guidance counselors, career education teachers, teachers who are also team-coaches and administrators. Adult attendees will be gaining first-hand knowledge about careers in construction from the perspective of pre-apprenticeship. There will be companies/employers, colleges and professional tradeskill trainers and apprentices on-site to facilitate questions on these career paths.