The PATHS Project will:


align high-wage, in-demand healthcare pathways in high school with transition into higher education institutions;


link secondary and post secondary crosswalks of career-focused learning with multiple entry points and work-based experiences;

provide academic and career focused post-secondary advising with online resources for sustainable efforts and duplication throughout the region.

PATHS Project partners will:


Align curricula in targeted areas of study to create seamless paths from high school to college in identified areas via CTE stackable credentials/certificates, programs of study and dual enrollment paths;


provide students with PATHways mentoring and work-based industry experiences, training, and online, live “cybermentoring” by industry and post-secondary professionals in targeted occupations, as well as training and curriculum alignment in post-secondary healthcare entrance exams; 


provide a PATHfinder academy for teachers and counselors created as a pilot in collaboration with UTRGV that provides educators in each district’s Healthcare Endorsement area a compendium of high school to postsecondary pathways focused in targeted certificates, Associates, and Bachelor’s degrees.



•Pathfinder Academy for teachers, counselors, district advisory teams – intensive training, held in partnership with area IHE’s, focused on high school to college to career pathways in health science


•Pathways Trainings for students – Quarterly conferences and work-based learning workshops


•Online platform training, curriculum alignment, crosswalks


•Monthly work-Group planning meetings


•Quarterly executive committee meetings

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