To support and inform students, educators, and other stakeholders in their region about college and career pathways, over the last few months, ROE 47 and their partners at MORE have developed several new tools.
The ASPIRE program is inspiring students to explore health care careers, through robust learning opportunities and partnerships with local organizations.
The Northwest Educational Council for Student Success Leads on College and Career Pathway Endorsements
In the 2022–23 school year, NECSS offered the highest number of College and Career Pathway Endorsements, which demonstrate that a student is ready to pursue higher education or enter an in-demand career field.
The partners in Vermilion County are preparing to launch Manufacturing Month in October. The group is also launching the Skyepack Advantage program.
Illinois Central College, Bradley University, and Eureka College, along with 40 community partners, will receive once-in-a-generation funding of nearly $15 million to develop 1,000 skilled IT employees over the next three years.
Northwest Suburbs Issue 448 College and Career Pathway Endorsements, Increase Quality of Work-Based Learning Opportunities
The NECSS region issued 448 College and Career Pathway Endorsements to the Class of 2022, Barrington improves its work-based learning offerings, and D214’s educator prep program is featured on NBC Chicago.
Expanding Work-Based Learning, Workforce Development Opportunities in the Mississippi and Rock River Region
How high schools, community colleges, and employers are collaborating to provide opportunities for students plus Sauk Valley Community College receives new funding to support healthcare workforce development and sees strong enrollment in manufacturing programs.
Through its 2022 Summer iKit paid internship program, the Mayor’s Employer Advisory Council in Evanston placed 30 high school graduates in paid, 10-week internships across a broad spectrum of career pathways with local employers.
East St. Louis HS’s Class of 2022 has has earned a combined total of over $29 million in scholarships and two graduates also earned their associate degrees while in high school.
Vandalia ONE has launched a podcast, which lays out their plans moving forward, and a new website.