Army Educator's Expo
This event will allow Educators & Community Partners a
firsthand experience with the Army's excellent education and
The U.S. Army Recruiting Company in Erie, PA is hosting this
event which will act as a bridge for supportive and non-supportive
College/High School Educators within the Erie/Meadville area and
local Army ROTC representatives.
The Expo is a joint effort for recruitment for U.S.
Army, Army ROTC, Gannon University & other Universities in
the Erie/Meadville region.
This is an important event for community recruitment for High
School students looking at college level scholarship opportunities
that would involve military service in the Reserve component
or as Officers on active duty through Army ROTC. Local
ROTC programs are currently paying out over $1.7 million in
scholarships annually and U.S. Army ROTC is the single largest
provider of scholarships in the Nation!
"Youth deserve ability to make an informed
decision about their future", by
"Our nation is filled with underemployed workers who paid for
degrees but can't get jobs because they don't have the necessary
experience. I wish they had known they could choose from 150
different careers, gain technical experience and certifications,
and get a degree in the U.S. Army".
Invited Attendees: . ( An estimated 50-75
- McDowell HS Principal and guidance counselors
- Iroquois HS Principal and guidance counselors
- Meadville HS Principal and guidance counselors
- Edinboro ROO & PMS
- Gannon ROO (Ray Patterson) & PMS
- Allegheny College Career Counselors
- Director of the Vets Admin
- Army Reserve Ambassadors from PA and NY
- Retired higher ranking officers
- NE Chamber with Director, Amy Vancart
- Senator, Dan Laughlin
- Erie Times coverage
- A 16-wheel semi will be in RWC parking lot. The semi
contains an interactive exhibit with state of the art technology,
used to create excitement about the Army while generating quality