If you'd like to pick the topic and timing for a virtual presentation with students, an "Industry Chat" is the way to go! Follow these easy steps to set one up, then we'll let educators across the platform know so they can sign up to participate in the live, webinar-style presentation.
Step 1: Click here, or click on the menu icon on the top left corner of your page and go to “Industry Connections” then "Offer Industry Chat" on the navigation bar to the left.
Step 2: Fill out the form provided in the Offer an Industry Chat page. The information in this form will used to create the tile that will show up in the Upcoming Industry Connections page once your chat offer is submitted and live. If you prefer to use templates, they are located on the top of the page and will help guide you to submit the information needed. Be sure to fill in all of the blank areas of the template to help accurately describe what your chat will be about.
Once the industry chat offer form is completed, click the "Submit Industry Chat" button at the bottom of the page. We'll send you a confirmation email and additional follow-up to make sure you're ready for your session.
You can save as a draft if you need to gather more information before submitting and/or update with additional details after it's been scheduled. At any time you can come back and click on” Sessions” then "My Sessions" on the navigation bar to the left to access your drafts as well as completed and confirmed/upcoming sessions.
- This list offers ideas for what to present throughout the year.
- 25-45 minutes typically works best (including a 10-15 minute Q&A).
- A catchy title and mentioning the use of visuals in your presentation will help generate excitement from teachers.
- Plan to engage students by using the Q&A feature to pose questions and have them ask you some too!