Get a Head Start on College and Careers with Career Pathways
Career Pathways programs are offered in area high school career academies or career-themed classes and blend practical hands-on experience with rigorous academic coursework. A Career Pathways program of study is a sequence of high school Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses taken together with the academic core classes and connected to college-level CTE programs.
In a Career Pathways program of study students can gain essential skills for college and career success.
Create a Plan for Success
A Career Pathways program of study provides a roadmap to connect high school to future career and college goals, with entry and exit points for further education and advanced career opportunities at each stage.
Save Time and Money - Earn Free College Credits
Students in Career Pathways programs of study during 8th - 12th grade are able to earn college credit, either through assessment or industry certification, which gives them a head start on college. Coursework is not duplicated, so students save time, tuition and the cost of textbooks.
Career Pathways students who succeed in specific career and technical courses at their high school can take an SF College assessment in the spring. They may earn "A", "B" and "Pass" grades on a permanent college transcript.
Students who earn certain industry certifications can also earn college credit on a permanent college transcript.
College Credit Opportunity
Students recommended to sit for a Career Pathways assessment, or who pass an industry certification before high school graduation, should follow the steps below to register:
Step 1 -Complete the online Supplemental Student Application and obtain a Santa Fe College ID.
Step 2 - Complete the fill-able Permission Form, print the form, obtain the necessary student and parent signatures, and return the form to your teacher.
Step 3 - Your teacher will submit the Permission Form to the Career Pathways office together with a Teacher Recommendation Form.
2015-2016 Career Pathways Programs of Study - ebook guide
Santa Fe Consortium Career Pathways Coordinators
Santa Fe College
Alachua County Public Schools
Bradford County School District
Santa Fe Consortium is comprised of:
Alachua County Public Schools, Bradford County School District, Santa Fe College,
and Business/Industry/Civic Partners