Current Career Pathways Efforts

Career Pathways Expansion Planning Grants provide interested schools technical support in SY2020-21 for a year of planning to develop a new career pathway. These pathways, leading to college and career readiness, technical competencies, work-based learning and post-secondary opportunities, and credentialing will be launched to students in SY2021-2022.

Grantees:

  • Brighton High School (Brighton)
  • Boston Arts Academy (Dorchester)
  • Boston Day and Evening Academy (Roxbury)
  • Dearborn STEM Academy (Roxbury)
  • New Mission High School (Hyde Park)

 

Foundations of Career and Academic Learning (FOCAL Grants) support schools and their career-focused nonprofit partner organizations, who are interested in integrating school-wide efforts around career readiness, with specific attention on leveraging personalized learning plans or MyCAP. This work supports enhancing career exploration and learning for all students.

Grantees:

  • Brighton High School (Brighton)
  • Community Academy of Science and Health (Dorchester)
  • Dearborn STEM Academy (Roxbury)

 

Initiative for Deepening and Expanding Access to Learning through Career Pathways (IDEAL Career Pathways Grants) support schools and their career-focused nonprofit partner organizations to increase student access and persistence in existing career pathways by supporting pathway development in one of six quality elements defined by DESE.

Grantees:

  • Brighter Boston with Boston Arts Academy (Dorchester)
  • Charlestown High School (Charlestown)
  • Digital Ready Inc (District-wide)
  • Excel High School (South Boston)
  • Madison Park Technical Vocational High School (Roxbury)