Carl the Career Bear is the newest employee of Workforce Solutions for North Central PA. Carl the Career Bear takes children on fun adventures in career exploration.

During the school year Carl visits children at elementary schools, but during the summer he is planning to visit public libraries and participate in other events throughout the North Central PA region which includes the counties of Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter.

Carl’s Career Counselors will join him to read his story book.

Carl is also available to area businesses for a photo shoot and virtual tour! Teachers can tune into Carl’s website for videos, pictures, and commentary from the businesses that Carl visits at

Employers, libraries and any other event organizers are encouraged to contact Colleen Prechtl at 594-0134 or Joe Royer at 594-9651 to learn more!