Oct-14-2009 Career Pathways for Students

Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg has been awarded a $1.7 million federal grant to support the development and training of career pathways for students and educators. The grant will improve teaching and student leadership in the following career areas: Architecture & Construction; Arts, A/V Technology & Communications; Government & Public Administration; Hospitality & Tourism; Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security; Manufacturing; and Transportation, Distribution & Logistics.

For more info, visit www.raritanval.edu.

  • Three years of mathematics, including algebra I, effective with the 2008-09 ninth-grade class; geometry, beginning with the 2010-11 ninth grade class; and a third year of math that builds upon these two courses, beginning with incoming freshmen in 2012-13;
  • Three years of lab science, including biology, effective with the 2008-09 ninth grade class; a choice among chemistry, physics or environmental science, beginning with incoming freshmen in 2010-11; and a third inquiry-based lab or technical science, beginning with incoming freshmen in 2012-13; and
  • One half-year of economics and financial literacy, beginning with incoming freshmen in 2010-11.

For more information about New Jersey’s plans to transform secondary education, visit: http://www.state.nj.us/education/ser/.