The Career Advancement Academy Welcomes City Arts and Technology High School

city arts and techOn Monday, May 9, the Career Advancement Academy (CAA) welcomed graduating seniors and their counselors from City Arts and Technology (CAT) High School for a campus visit and a hands-on tour of Career Technical Education (CTE) programs offered here at Skyline College. These programs included: Automotive, Cosmetology, Education Fellows, and Biotechnology. In addition to the program tours, college guest speakers, Linda Allen from the Disability Resource Center (DRC), Lauren Ford, Skyline College Outreach Recruiter and Julie Lamson, Program Services Coordinator of the SparkPoint, shared valuable information about their programs and services.

City Arts and Tech is a public charter high school located in San Francisco dedicated to transforming students’ lives by preparing them for success in college and in life. They offer students a rigorous academic experience and a diverse, compassionate community in which to grow and students are empowered to be leaders in their high school education and in their communities.

The CAAs connect students to higher wage careers and opportunities in higher education by increasing foundational skills in reading, writing and mathematics while enrolling students in career technical training programs. Currently, the Career Advancement Academy has programs in Allied Health, Automotive Technology, Education Fellows, Legal Careers and Biotechnology.

For more information about Career Advancement Academy contact, Jeremy Evangelista, evangelistaj@smccd.edu.

Article by Jeremy Evangelista | Photo by Monique Hernandez