April 23, 2015: Jefferson Cares team visits John Quincy Adams Elementary School in Dallas to present during Career Day. Kindergarten students listened to members of the Jefferson Cares staff present about working in the dental industry.
“We hope to inspire students to pursue their education, and also to expand their awareness of the types of career paths they can choose from,” says Jose Mata,
The Jefferson Cares team spoke to kindergarteners about the dental field. The team spotlighted the different types of careers in the dental industry, everything from being a dentist or hygienist, to working in clinic operations or marketing.
The team also spoke about the higher education and certifications that are required to pursue a dental career. Students had the opportunity to speak with the team about the how to begin a career in the dental industry, and what sorts of steps to take while completing elementary, middle and high school.
“We enjoyed the opportunity to present to the students, and hope that students will understand the value of doing well in school and continuing their education,” says Mata.