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Our Services

Building career pathway networks that include education, business, industry, and post-secondary partners.

  • Assisting School Districts in identifying high demand careers in their region
  • Connecting employers with educators
  • Supporting districts in providing career awareness, exploration, and preparation for all students
  • Promoting work-based learning experiences for students
  • Advising school districts regarding programs of study development
  • Connecting educators with post-secondary programs that prepare students for careers
  • Coordinating and facilitating teacher externships which provide opportunities for first-hand exposure to businesses within a career pathway
  • ​Facilitating workshops and training

Pathways for Teachers Programs​


School Districts Guiding Principles