Iredell Ready empowers students, parents, and educators to thrive! Explore our comprehensive hub of education, resources, and training that will help students find their career pathway. 

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Discover boundless opportunities for students and parents planning for the future! We serve every learner, from elementary, middle and high school students to young and older career seekers, by working with school systems, community, industry partners, and economic leaders across our area.

Voices of Experience

Tim Woody
Tim WoodyCareer and Technical Education Director, Iredell-Statesville Schools
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“The Career on Wheels event focused on middle school students allows them to explore various professions with local industry. Over 60 companies have an opportunity to help over 1,000 students from across the county to explore various careers before they begin to focus on a particular career pathway in high school.”

Career on Wheels
Braylon SneadMiddle School Student, Lakeshore Middle in Mooresville Iredell Ready Career Fair Page
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“I’m learning that all these people really care about their jobs and what they’re doing. They’re all really passionate about their work.”
Julie Blocker
Julie BlockerCareer Technical Education Director, Mooresville Graded School District
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“My passion for Career and Technical Education (CTE) began in my high school accounting class. I received a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from UNCC due to the influence one CTE teacher had on my life. I feel extremely fortunate to share my passion and love for CTE with the students and staff in the Mooresville Graded School District!”
Dr. Tim Brewer
Dr. Tim BrewerPresident, Mitchell Community College
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“Mitchell Community College’s responsibility to Adult Learners will be the engagement of a relevant education that equips them with skills that improve their employability, increase their earning-potential and prepare them for career changes. Many Adult Learners may need guidance to re-engage in the academic processes and opportunities that Mitchell provides.”

Mitchell Community College’s President, Dr. Tim Brewer, Discusses the Importance of Anticipating the Adult Learner - Iredell Ready
Hunter BassNC Manufacturing Institute Graduate
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“Within one week of completing the 8-week Certified Production Technician program at NC Manufacturing Institute, I was able to find a job.”

NC Manufacturing Institute
Suzanne Wegmiller
Suzanne WegmillerExecutive Director, Iredell Crosby Scholars - serving 2,200 students annually
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“Our Crosby Scholars participants want to do well because somebody is paying attention. It’s that personal attention, and the self-confidence and self-discipline that students develop along the way, that makes Crosby Scholars graduates so resilient, propelling them through college and towards new opportunities that may not have otherwise been available.”

College Prep Program Advancing Economic Mobility
Kelsie FischerNorth Iredell High Student in Iredell Health's Camp Med program
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“I was between wanting to be an OB doctor and a pediatrician, and visiting The Birth Place really solidified my wanting to be an OB doctor. I got to see them in action and decided that’s what I liked.”

Camp Med Students Explore Healthcare at Iredell Memorial Hospital