Part of our region’s Collective Impact strategy, we’re working with a broad array of partners from Early Childhood, K-12, Higher Education, Healthcare, Social Services and Youth serving non-profits to create a seamless connection between high school, post-secondary training/ education and work skills.
- Careers in Gear / Career Fairs More than a career fair, this event for high school students has many business volunteers who, in addition to table-top industry displays, conduct workshops in job preparation, critical thinking skills and emotional intelligence, and mentor small cohorts of students in career exploration throughout the day. More Info
- Career Related Learning We’re creating more opportunities for students to have hands-on, real world learning experiences: career academies, job shadows, industry tours, internships, employer Tech Talks, etc.
- STEM Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
A key focus to build the technical skills in high demand that will grow our economy.
- Dual Credit More high school students graduating with at least 9 post-secondary credits hours, launching them into the skills gains needed to be successful workers for our industries.