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District 211 Partnership Receives Joyce Foundation Grant for Career Pathway Programs

As part of a local partnership, Township High School District 211 is receiving a grant to help fulfill its vision of ensuring each and every student is college and career ready by the time they graduate. The Joyce Foundation will provide Township High School District 211 and High School District 214 a $400,000 grant over two years as part of a new regional partnership aimed at expanding high-quality college and career pathways.  Harper College also plays a key role in the career pathways partnership with Districts 211 and 214. “Districts 211 and 214 are working in conjunction with Harper College to increase opportunities for our students' ...

D211 Website Allows Students to Explore College & Career Pathways Before Graduation

The current employment outlook for the United States indicates that most jobs will require postsecondary education and training beyond high school. This is why students are encouraged to explore their options early. The District 211 Career Clusters/College Majors and Career Exploration website allows students and parents to begin to explore career clusters and specific District 211 information. Whether a student is preparing to attend a four-year university, a two-year college or the work force, the exploration of possible careers and college majors is vital. Though many students may continue to change their minds about their career or ...

Two Palatine High School Students Introduce Manufacturing Program in Springfield

In an effort to promote college and career readiness among high school graduates, two Palatine High School students had the opportunity to speak about a District 211 program that prepares students for their futures. Palatine High School juniors Gabriela Alvarado and Luis Miranda attended the 2015 60 by 25 Network Annual Meeting on Jan. 26 in Springfield, Ill. The students made introductory remarks about District 211’s Manufacturing Program. They joined students from East St. Louis High School and North Chicago Community High School who were also invited to speak about programs at their schools. The 60 by 25 Network includes Illinois ...

April Job Fair a First for Fremd High School Cooperative Work Training Students

While District 211 continues to focus on making students college and career ready by the time they graduate, Fremd High School is taking a step further for some of its students when it comes to finding jobs. Fremd High School is preparing for its first job fair for junior and senior students enrolled in the Cooperative Work Training (CWT) program. The event is scheduled for April 15 during the regular school day. This job fair will provide students enrolled in CWT with the opportunity to meet representatives from community businesses in the retail, service, and food services industries and participate in five-minute interviews. In preparation ...