Students Now in Academies Program Full Tilt

A Pipeline for Employers
Posted on 10/01/2019
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When Akron Public Schools students returned to school earlier this month, sophomores through seniors reported to one of eight College & Career Academies.

The 2019-20 school year marks the inaugural wall-to-wall implementation of the career academy model in Akron, which means every student in the school system’s three highest grades are enrolled in one of 57 career pathways, said Rachel Tecca, director of the College & Career Academies of Akron. The pathways allow students to learn around a career theme. Students work closely with business and university partners that not only have a presence in the school but also offer off-site experiential learning opportunities. Read more here >>.

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