Partnerships between community employers and education is truly a win-win. Education programs benefit as employers serve on advisory boards and share their expertise. This insight helps teachers know how to prepare students with appropriate skills needed by the current workforce and allows students to find value in what they are learning.
Industry involvement plays a major role in the sustainability of Yakima School District’s (YSD) Career and Technical Education program. In collaboration with local employers, YSD is actively working to prepare the next generation of professionals for careers. In fact, YSD has been so successful that industry is now relying on
Interaction with industry is key to developing strong partnerships in education. Using certifications and exams, Yakima School District is able to demonstrate that a student has proven mastery in specific skills while helping industry identify detailed
Nathaniel Hull, dean of education at Perry Technical Institute, meets with Precision Exams to talk about how they are preparing students to meet the needs of industry in a rapidly evolving technological world. Working with the local CTE director, Perry Technical Institute allows students to receive advanced credit
Yakima School District has taken a hands-on approach to its Career and Technical Education certification process. Precision Exams‘ reports allow the superintendent and CTE director to continually review the performance of both their programs and students to ensure that students are being taught the skills and knowledge needed to succeed. Yakima School District
Nathaniel Hull, dean of education at Perry Technical Institute, meets with Precision Exams to talk about the success of their articulation agreement with local high school districts to prepare career–ready students to graduate at an astounding rate. Focusing on scalability and sustainability, Perry Technical Institute uses Precision Exams’ industry–recognized standards and