High Schools Create Career Connections

This article explores a modern approach to career and technical education. Using school examples from all over the country, the author introduces a broad array of career programs in a number of industries from film to medicine. In all of the examples, education and industry leaders have worked together to identify the skills needed for a particular industry and how to teach them to students. In addition, most of the career partnership and pathway programs described offer courses and work-based experiences outside of the traditional classroom.

This article may be of interest to district administrators considering ways to ensure students graduate career ready.

Source Organization: District Administration

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