Family Transportation Activity Night

at Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School
6-8 pm, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

 

The Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation  National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education


A "Family Transportation Activity Night" will be held at a local school, the day before the LTT Symposium begins, as a way to stimulate interest in transportation and future careers amongst local youth.

The "Family Transportation Activity Night" will take place at Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School from 6:00 pm till 8:00 pm, Tuesday, February 25, 2014, for 4th to 6th grade students and their families. The goals of the event are to:

  • Introduce students & parents to the variety of careers in the transportation sector;
  • Introduce students & parents to the role of transportation in our daily lives;
  • Provide college and transportation career role models for younger students.

University students attending the LTT symposium, along with university faculty, are invited to present at the event. The event will be designed to serve as a prototype for outreach events and showcase sample logistics, trade and transportation activities that can be used to engage and increase awareness amongst K-12 students and their parents.

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