career readiness

Personalized Learning

Graduating Self-Directed Learners Ready to Thrive in College

Summit Public Schools create rich learning experiences that allows every student to realize his or her highest potential by focusing on four key elements of college and career readiness that empowers students to drive their learning and own their success.

Difference Making

GenDIY Profile: Career Path High School

By: Robyn Bagley. Career Path High School's mantra is “Go to High School, Graduate with a Career!” At Career Path High, students receive their diploma and their career and technical certification in their chosen field of study upon graduation.

Personalized Learning

Let’s Persevere With College and Career Ready

By: JoEllen Lynch. I get frustrated sometimes that we refuse to commit resources to the adolescents we have and continue to fail in our systems. We need the people, tools and models to get all students work and college ready.

Leadership

Real Learning for Real Life

Washington State leaders will gather in Seattle on Tuesday and in Spokane on Wednesday to consider the implications of these two historic shifts occurring simultaneously. Hosted by Partnership for Learning and Washington Roundtable, the convening will explore the skills gap, new standards, and next-generation learning environments.

Personalized Learning

Mozilla Open Badges to Show Career Readiness

Professional Examination Service has issued a white paper, Digital "Badges" Emerge as Part of Credentialing Future, examining the history of how digital badges have been "used to represent accomplishments, skills or knowledge" and how that will evolve in the near future.

Leadership

Best Practices in Work-Based Learning

GPS is a respected applied high school alternative for students in 42 high schools in southern Wisconsin. Twelve teachers currently support 13 GPS classrooms, three more classrooms will be added next month. Growth has been steady as have been program enhancements.