Making Schools Work Conference Industry Tours

Overview

Industry Tours
Explore New Orleans businesses

You loved our industry tours at the 2019 conference, so we’re going even bigger for 2020 in New Orleans. Join us!

Tours will take place on Friday, July 10, during the hours of 8 to noon. Tour fees must be paid during registration and attendees are limited to one tour. Spouses, children or other guests may register for an additional fee per person – see below for details and age requirements for each tour.

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Industry Tour Choices

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta – New Orleans Branch

Museum of Trade, Finance & the Fed at the New Orleans Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Logo of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Visit the New Orleans Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and learn about the central bank’s work to support college and career readiness from bank employees.

Attendees will explore free resources they can take home to their classrooms to help students make informed economic and personal finance decisions. This tour will also include a visit to the bank’s Museum of Trade, Finance & the Fed, which offers a history of how New Orleans evolved into a bustling port and financial center, and how, over the centuries, the institutions, instruments and people of New Orleans made it all possible

Tour cost: TBA

Tour hours: TBA

Note: Tour participants must have a valid photo ID for entry into the Federal Reserve Bank building. Due to security requirements, registration for this tour will close one week prior to the conference.

Ochsner Health System

Ochsner Clinical Simulation and Patient Safety Center

Explore careers in health care and STEM for your students with real-world medical simulations and inquiry-based experiments at Ochsner Medical Center.

Attendees will take an insider’s look at Ochsner’s iLab, where middle grades through college students dive deep into standards-based curricula on genetics, public health, cancer drug development, diabetes diagnostic testing, cell and molecular biology, and much more. Attendees will also get hands-on in Ochsner’s Clinical Simulation Center, where practicing clinicians, students and residents use high-fidelity human patient simulators to hone their skills and ensure patient safety with procedures like CPR, code blue activities, intubations, urinalysis, trauma care, blood typing, and more.

Other elements of the Ochsner Medical Center tour are TBA.

Ochsner Education OutreachOchsner’s Education Outreach division is committed to developing a well-prepared and informed workforce pipeline for health sciences and positively impacting K-12 education outcomes. Ochsner does this by providing active learning opportunities and resources to students, offering high-quality professional development to teachers, collaborating with community partners to build STEM literacy, and developing inquiry-based curricula.

Tour cost: TBA

Tour hours: TBA

Note: Tour participants must sign and complete a participant agreement to join this tour (details TBA).