• Upcoming Events 

    Friday, November 19th, 2022    


    Hosted by Maker Faire and NYSCATE, Friday, November 19th is Maker Faire Rochester's 3rd Annual Student S.T.E.A.M. Fest! It's a special sneak peak of Maker Faire Rochester for students in grades 3 to 8. The day is filled with hands-on activities, engaging demonstrations, wonder & excitement centered around S.T.E.A.M. and every aspect of the Maker Movement. 

    •    Meet, interact, and converse with individual Makers who are sharing their unique passions
    •    Become exposed to the wide breadth of art, science, engineering, history, and interdisciplinary subject areas that all involve making
    •    Engage in hands-on workshops and activities, resulting in a project to take home
    •    Collaborate on a large community project and share experiences with other attendees
    •    Become exposed to, feel welcomed by, and supported in, the Maker community
    •    Be inspired with at least one new idea to try at home or in school

    For more information about the event and how to register click here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1u8AOTvsU1YgZc6-HOVscXV_vgkQksfZt/view?usp=sharing  To register go to: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/2044/NYSCATE/2046654/2022_STEAM_Fest_Registration.pdf



     Wednesday, February 2nd, 2023

    Job Shadow Day

    Job Shadowing provides high school students with an opportunity to explore career possibilities in a real-world environment. Students are provided with information about specific careers and will depart with knowledge and awareness that will be of value to them in their post-secondary decision-making. Shadowing helps students network with professionals, develop positive mentoring relationships, and understand the link between academics and the working world.

    For more information, contact Mr. Sheldon Cox 585-943-4714.  



    Highlights & Past Events   


    Friday, October 28th, 2022

    Edison Culinary Caters Fredrick Douglas Greater Rochester International Airport Event

    Edison Café was asked to cater the dedication and statue unveiling event held on Friday, October 29th, 2022.  The event was attended by such VIPs as: the great, great, great granddaughter of Fredrick Douglas, the great, great, great, great grandson, Mayor Evans, the county executive, state senators, Garth Fagan and many more.

    This was an exciting day for Edison and the nine (9) students who attended this event making Edison proud!  If you are interested in learning more about the Edison Cafe and culinary programs available through the Rochester City School District, please contact Sheldon Cox, Director of CTE at 585-943-4714.


    edison cafe roc airport


    Thursday, October 27th, 2022

    2022 Women in Manufacturing Summit    

    Women in Manufacturing Summit

    What an awesome event sponsored by the Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program - the 2022 Women in Manufacturing Summit had nearly 70 people join in person and dozens more joined online. Everyone had the opportunity to network, have a yummy lunch, and most importantly hear from Ms. Brandilyn Steves of WEMOCO, Ms. Wendy Smith of Rebuild Optimation, and Ms. Vicky Moore of Hammer.  


    FLYAP Women in Manufacturing


    For more information about this event, please contact Terri Woodard at 585-470-7791.  



    Thursday, October 20th, 2022  

    Careers in Construction

    Approximately 100 scholars grades 9-12th participated in this awesome event where they met with colleges, companies, and experts in the field to talk about careers in construction. Pencil this in for next year! For more information, contact Mr. Sheldon Cox 585-943-4714.


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    Tuesday, October 4, 2022

    ROC With Your Hands

    ROC with your hands

    Approximately 330 scholars from over 13 RCSD schools attended the first ROC With Your Hands event hosted by Rochester Technology and Manufacturing Association (RTMA).  Scholars and staff had a great time and learned about local career opportunities, area manufacturing and technology colleges, and participated in hands-on activities. 100% of scholars surveyed would attend this event again next year.

    Pencil it in on your 2023 calendar. The ROCWYH event will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2023. For more information, contact Mr. Sheldon Cox 585-943-4714.