Post-Secondary Visits

Post-Secondary Visits

Students are encouraged to visit various trade schools, community colleges and universities during their high school careers.

Char-Em ISD tours

Char-Em ISD Career and Technical Education Department staff coordinate a number of these visits each school year. Following are examples of typical annual college visits organized by Char-Em (note: this events have already taken place, and the flyers are for informational purposes only):

Alpena Community College

Northwestern Michigan College Tour

Northwestern Michigan College Roadshow

Student and school district tours

While Char-Em ISD offers several tours, so do local school districts. Students are encouraged to set up campus tours on their own at trade schools, community colleges and universities and/or to join local district tours. Typical locations of district-arranged tours in past years include:

  • Lake Superior State University
  • North Central Michigan College
  • Baker College
  • Ferris State University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Northwestern Michigan College
  • Alpena Community College
  • U of M Flint
  • Central Michigan University
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • Kirkland 
  • Kendall
  • Lansing Community College
  • Industrial Arts Institute
  • MCTI

Contact your school counselor for any upcoming trips. 

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