CareerConnect

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Northfield CareerConnect offers engaging, project-based courses and experiential learning opportunities in relevant career pathways in Business, Engineering, Computer Technology, and Bio-Medical Sciences. These aren’t your typical lecture-style classes; you’ll get to demonstrate what you’ve learned through hands-on projects. You’ll have the opportunity to explore your interests and learn the basics in our introductory courses, then progress to more specialized classes in your industry of choice. You can graduate from Northfield High School with college credit, industry experience, invaluable soft skills, and even industry certifications. Click the images below to read more about the foundational competencies for each pathway. For more information or to get involved, please email our CareerConnect Pathway Director at corey_carter2@dpsk12.org or fill out one of the forms below.

CareerConnect Pathways Student/Community Survey

CareerConnect Student Interest Form

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Our Pathways

businessconnect

BusinessConnect prepares graduates to become tomorrow’s business leaders. Courses may include introduction to business, web page design, finance, marketing and entrepreneurship. Students may have the opportunity to receive college credit and industry recognized certifications such as the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS).

engineeringconnect

EngineeringConnect leverages nationally-recognized Project Lead the Way (PLTW) curriculum to provide rigorous, project-based classes designed to mold future problem solvers.  Students from this program will have numerous opportunities for college credit while still in high school and may even have the chance to receive preferential admissions to various engineering programs at Colorado universities.

medconnect

MedConnect prepares students for careers in healthcare and biosciences, in careers that range from medical office assistants to nurses to lab technicians to athletic trainers—all the way to physicians. Classes may include general health sciences, sports medicine, biotechnology and medical innovations and will give students an opportunity to receive college credits and industry certifications such as CPR and First Aid, as well as Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).

techconnect

Prepares students for a wide variety of careers including but not limited to software engineers, robotics technicians, IT support, and web designers. Students may have the chance to receive college credit and industry certifications such as A+ certification.

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