Why Enroll in Career Pathways?
With 45 pathway programs at 13 high schools, Career Pathways students prepare for jobs ranging from Biotech to Culinary to Engineering. Across all Pathways, students are developing their technical skills while also cultivating career skills like critical thinking, initiative, flexibility, public speaking, and leadership.
Learn about the many reasons why students enroll in Career Pathways by clicking on the arrows below.
Pathway programs amplify the talents of our diverse San Francisco youth, build empathy and strength across difference, and leverages languages to create a competitive talent pool for high-wage careers in the Bay Area.
Pathway programs offer a two to three-year course sequence where students can explore their interests and accelerate their preparedness for a career field.
Pathway curriculum uses project-based learning to investigate current issues and create dynamic solutions aligned to Bay Area industry practices.
Pathway programs include the practice and master of specific technical skills such as welding, energy auditing, and coding. Pathway students earn technical certifications such as ServSafe, CPR, OSHA, and Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
Pathway programs focus on workforce readiness by sharpening students’ power skills in collaboration, networking, and project management.
Pathways programs offer aligned community college classes so students can earn college credit before graduating high school.
Pathway programs bring the industry into the classroom, and get students out into the workforce! Pathway classes are taught by industry professionals - chefs, architects, and entrepreneurs - and supported by local companies who keep learning fresh and industry-relevant.
Programs By Industry Sectors
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Arts, Media & Entertainment
Building & Construction Trades
Business & Finance
Education, Child Development & Family Services
Energy, Environment & Utilities
Engineering & Architecture
Health Science & Medical Technology
Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation
Information & Communication Technologies
Career Pathways Programs by School & Industry Sector
List of Career Pathways Program in English
Lista de Programas de Career Pathways En Español
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