At GeorgiaCAN, aligning career pathways with high-demand industries.
At HawaiiKidsCAN, removing barriers so more students can participate in career readiness programs, providing incentive funds to schools when students complete industry-recognized credential programs and enabling computer science courses to count toward core graduation requirements.
At TEN Colorado and TennesseeCAN, removing roadblocks to career pathway programs.
Career readiness for all
The team at HawaiiKidsCAN secured an innovative win with SB516, which establishes that families have a right to know about how well their childrens’ schools are preparing them for career-readiness. The bill also sets the goal of ensuring every child will emerge with the industry-recognized credentials necessary to secure a job that will allow them to earn the level of income needed to stay in Hawaii when they leave the public education system.
Computer science education
GeorgiaCAN helped ensure schools in the Peach State are preparing students for the workforce of tomorrow by expanding computer science access to all middle and high schools in the state.
Excel in Ed
Excel in Ed launched Pathways Matter, a curated set of resources and case studies for policymakers to create career and technical education programs aligned with their workforce needs.
MESA Charter High School
MESA Charter High School co-founders, Arthur Samuels and Pagee Cheung, implemented a new 13th grade initiative to provide increased support and effectively transition high school students into college.