•Academies are small learning
communities within a school that
draw on the interests of students in learning about a particular field of study.
•Academies help prepare
students for their post-secondary education
and careers through academic learning and hands-on work experiences within a theme-based, contextualized curriculum.
• Through participating in
Academies, students are exposed to
broad career opportunities and experiences in the work force that enable them to make sound choices for their academic and professional careers.