With the passage of Graduation Pathways, students are now able to individualize their graduation requirements to align to their postsecondary goal. No longer must all students fit into the same academic mold, but rather, they can choose the options that best meet their postsecondary needs and aspirations. Students can create pathways that serve their educational interests and prepares them for postsecondary educational and career opportunities. To learn more about the graduation pathways, visit Indiana Department of Education page

In an effort to prepare students for graduation and better align with the pipelines within Northeast Indiana, Fort Wayne Community Schools has embarked on a new initiative to work with local industry partners to better connect our students to the job and career opportunities in our city and region.  More information will be coming in the next several week’s to highlight those efforts. 

 

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Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

This production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal producst/resources.

Architecture and Construction

Careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment.

Arts, Audio-Video Technology, and Communications

Designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services.

Business Management and Administration

Planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. Business Management and Administration career opportunities are available in every sector of the economy.

Education and Training

Planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.

Finance

Planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management.

Government and Public Administration

Executing governmental functions to include Governance; National Security; Foreign Service; Planning; Revenue and Taxation; Regulation; and Management and Administration at the local, state, and federal levels.

Health Science

Planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.

Hospitality and Tourism

Hospitality and Tourism encompasses the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other food-services, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services.

Human Services

Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs such as counseling and mental health services, family and community services, personal care, and consumer services.

Information Technology

Building linkages in IT occupations framework: for entry level, technical, and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia, and systems integration services.

Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

Planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.

Manufacturing

Planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering.

Marketing, Sales & Service

Planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

Planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional and technical support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.

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