Career Readiness

GG4L’s Career Passport Program for IT Professionals Powered by Coursera

Unlocking the Benefits of Professional Development for K-12 IT Leaders  Are you a school district IT leader who wants to uplevel your skills and provide even better support to your district? GG4L is offering a Career Passport for IT Professionals, with 13 different software engineering and IT courses that you can take for professional development. […]

CSPA Virtual Internship Program Provides WBL Opportunities for High School Students

As a public benefit corporation, GG4L maintains significant mission-focused initiatives to support students and schools around the world. Our primary initiative today is developing Career Readiness for students, beginning in their high school years. One of our career readiness initiatives, the CSPA Virtual Internship Program, has had a very successful first year. With more than […]

Free Training for School IT Employees

Are you a school district who needs data privacy experts in your IT department? Do you employ school IT leaders who would like the opportunity to advance their careers and improve their skills in the area of data security? For a limited time, GG4L is offering free training for school IT employees. Courses expire August […]

Career Readiness Is the Future of Education

Since the early 2000s, there has been a strong push by the Department of Education to encourage high schools to focus more on career readiness programs. The pandemic only accentuated the skills gap – a growing need for workers with specific skills and the extreme gap that exists between the labor needed and the labor […]

Virtual Work-Based Learning Program Creates Pathway to High-Paying Jobs

Considering that tech employees earn up to 85% more than those in other industries, providing students with the skills they need to obtain jobs in the industry after graduation is a great investment. And, with more than three million IT services and custom software support jobs in the United States when unemployment rates are so […]

Supporting District Goals to Foster Career Readiness

School districts are ultimately responsible for supporting students throughout their education, including preparing them for what comes after graduation. In the recesses of the district offices, it’s a very busy time of year. District administrators are evaluating their existing goals and achievements, and they’re already thinking about ad planning next year’s goals and budget. How […]

GG4L Career Readiness Initiative Supports School CTE Programs

As a public benefit corporation, GG4L’s primary mission is supporting continuous school improvement through sponsored impact initiatives. Our most recently launched initiative, our career readiness initiative, promises to be our most transformative yet. Why Career Readiness as a Focus? GG4L chose to focus on career readiness because of the desperate need for solutions that bridge […]

Why Should High Schools Offer CTE Programs?

School administrators may question why high schools offer CTE programs. It can be challenging to update a school’s curriculum, especially in larger districts. However, with one of the primary mandates of every K12 school being to prepare students for college and the workforce, introducing programs designed to help achieve career readiness simply makes sense. The […]

Increasing the Value of College with Coursera

What happens to students who enter college more prepared for the workforce? How does it impact their success to already have some college credit or college prep learning done by the time they attend? As it turns out, we can answer questions about how CTE programs like Coursera are increasing the value of college, thanks […]

Introducing Work-Based Learning to K12 Students

Work-based learning (WBL) is a way to introduce students to careers and prepare them for the future workplace. More and more, career-readiness initiatives are being delivered in the K-12 and Community College settings, to ensure that students who choose not to go on to obtain a four-year degree are still being adequately prepared for their […]

The Role K12 Plays in Career Readiness

K12 schools have always played a role in career readiness. Thirty years ago, primary teachers inspired young students to think and dream about what they wanted to be when they grew up. Nothing has changed, except that K12 schools now have more practical ways of delivering career readiness to students and preparing them for the […]

Offering Industry-Recognized Credentials (IRC) for K-12 Students

The future of work is changing rapidly, and K-12 schools can offer their students the opportunity to be fully prepared to step into high-paying, skilled jobs straight out of high school by offering industry-recognized credentials through high school CTE programs. According to recent research published in the Journal of Career and Technical Education, “the number […]

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