Industry-recognized certifications are credentials that students can earn as a way to distinguish themselves as a qualified and competent worker. Students will have the option to earn college credit through Kennedy-King College, leading to an associate degree, an advanced certificate, or a basic certificate while in high school. To earn a certification, students must demonstrate competency in a skill or a set of skills and pass an examination or have a certain amount and type of work experience or training. CTE provides opportunities to earn certifications through their Information Technology and Health Science pathways.
The school’s industry partners will provide valuable enrichment opportunities, such as internships, mentoring, and other work-based learning experiences. Through these programs, students will graduate uniquely prepared to succeed in STEM careers, while their early college and career credentials will give them a head-start toward completing their degree.