“Hire Education” route options featured in Ascension Parish Public Schools YouTube video

High school students in Ascension Parish are beginning to schedule classes for the next school year, and in a new video from Ascension Public Schools, students get a glimpse of the “Hire Education” path options available at its four high schools.

Whether planning a four-year college degree, a two-year community college degree, or pursuing technical training for employment after high school, Ascension’s programs give students access to hundreds of hands-on courses that can lead to high-need, high-paying professions.

“One of the most important things a student can do in high school is prepare for life afterward, whether it’s in post-secondary school or directly in the workforce. Our vision is to provide the education and training our students need to successfully prepare for the future of their choice,” said Ascension Public Schools Superintendent David Alexander. “Our extensive program offerings are made possible through the support and partnerships of business, industry and our community, as our collective mission is to provide the workforce of the future. ‘Education at Hiring’ is what happens when a community embraces and supports its public education system!”

Ascension Parish’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Industry-Based Degree (IBC) programs provide specialized training toward careers such as IT, medical services, media production, business management, and more. business, culinary arts, architecture and construction, and manufacturing services.

New and popular programs include Drone Pilot Certification (FAA Part 107 – Small Unmanned Aircraft Operations) and 911 Dispatch Training (Emergency Communicator Certification).

Transportation is provided for students to take advantage of programs offered at select high schools, APP’s Digital Academy and Career Training Center in Sorrento and the Pelican Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC Pelican) in Baton Rouge.

The video is available on the Ascension Parish Schools YouTube Page and the Facebook page.

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