Career Academy and Pathways

  • The  program is designed to encourage America's school districts, institutions of higher education, the workforce investment system, and their partners to scale up evidence-based high school models that will transform the high school experience for America's youth. Youth CareerConnect schools will strengthen America's talent pipeline through:

    • Integrated Academic and Career-Focused Learning 
    • Work-Based Learning and Exposure to the World of Work
    • Robust Employer Engagement 
    • Individualized Career and Academic Counseling
    • Integration of Post-secondary Education and Training

    Currently the District has two Academic Academies:

    The Academy of Finance at Como Park High School

    The Academy of Information Technology at Humboldt High School

    Greater Twin Cities United Way

OCCR Resources

  • Career College Readiness

    Career and College Readiness


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    Ca · reer
    One’s calling in life; a person’s occupation; one’s profession.

    Col · lege

    Any institution of higher education that awards a degree or credential post-high school graduation.  This includes, but is not limited to, universities, community colleges, trade schools and more.

    College Can Change Everything