Region: Denver

STEM School Highlands Ranch – P-Tech Program

The STEM School Highlands Ranch P-TECH program is currently under development with plans to open for the 2019-20 school year. The school will partner with Arapahoe Community College and Panther Industries to provide a future STEM workforce in Highlands Ranch at Panther, aerospace, cybersecurity, and high-tech manufacturing positions. The desire to apply for P-TECH designation stems from the summer intern program at …

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Denver Public Schools – Capstones & PBL

Denver Public Schools developed a Capstone Implementation Guide for its schools and teachers focused on a competency-based approach, including a sample capstone plan for a high school.

St. Vrain Valley Schools Innovation Center

The St. Vrain Valley Schools Innovation Center provides experiential opportunities that helps students develop into tomorrow’s leaders, innovators, and change-makers. In addition to rigorous extended learning and mentorship opportunities, students gain valuable experience through employment that focuses on designing and engineering technology solutions for industry and community partners. Through Innovation Center courses, learners have the opportunity to earn a variety …

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Legend High School EDGE Program

The Legend HS EDGE Program provides students the opportunity to pursue their passions through a personalized learning model. Students engage in authentic and memorable experiences – connected through all content areas – developing the skills needed to compete in a global society. 

Arvada High School Pathways Program

AHS will soon offer students the option of choosing career pathways in Arts and Humanities, STEM, or Sports Business. In their freshman year, students will take an exploratory class exposing them to the different pathway options. At the end of their freshman year, students who choose, will declare a pathway.

Green Mountain High School – Career Exploration and Capstones

Green Mountain High School is a great example of a school that has developed smaller learning communities within the school where students choose pathways focused on certain careers that allow them to explore their passions and interests. Cañon City and Arvada High School have developed similar programs, with AHS in its first year offering a similar pathways program.