Soft skills matter in Courtney Mayo's classroom Email
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 06:00 AM

Jessica Moore interviews Green Mountain High studentAfter attending the Landscape Career Pathways training for high school teachers March 9-10, Courtney Mayo of Green Mountain High School in Lakewood returned to her classroom inspired to get her students on board with soft skills as much as hands-on skills. Many of her students participated in mock interviews March 21 with ALCC volunteers Lauren Bloom of Bloom Concrete and Landscape and Jessica Moore and Dylan Hicks of Diggable Designs Landscapes.

The students practiced looking and acting professional as they "interviewed" for a landscape industry job with a real business owner. Learn more in the video below about why Mayo is emphasizing job soft skills in her classes.


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