College & Career Readiness

Indiana GEAR UP Grant

A multimillion dollar federal grant awarded to Purdue University and the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE) will help more Indiana students stay on track from middle school to postsecondary education. The statewide effort aims to strengthen academic preparation, college readiness and career guidance with a special focus on students in Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars program. The Gaining Early Awareness and …

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Ford Externship Panel

GCCSchools educators join teachers from across the river at JCPS in Louisville as part of a Ford Externship program and discuss their experience here on this panel. These educators were 2016 graduates from the “Powered by Ford” Stem Academy. Externships give teachers the chance to leave their classroom and be a part of a real world experience to bring concepts and …

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IDOE Recognizes JHS As a School of Promising Practice

Jeffersonville High School has been recognized by the Indiana Department of Education as a school of Promising Practice in the area of College & Career Readiness and Work Ethic Certification. Jeffersonville High School’s Promising Practice is one of 200 education or wrap-around service programs to be recognized by the Department in honor of Indiana’s bicentennial celebration. Identified programs, like Jeffersonville …

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College & Career Readiness Advisory

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ON | IVY Tech STEM Trailer

Ivy Tech Community College is a proud partner with Greater Clark County Schools and our College and Career Readiness initiative. Ivy Tech Community College’s STEM Trailer visit-ed River Valley Middle School on Friday, February 5. STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing, is a key component of the district’s CCR initiative. Students had the opportunity to spend time …

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What is GCCS PRIDE?

In Greater Clark, we believe all students need to learn and master the soft skills necessary to succeed in school and in life. As a result, we have created a PRIDE program that teaches and positively reinforces Persistence, Respectfulness, Initiative, Dependability, and Efficiency to all of our students on a daily basis from preschool through 12th grade. The PRIDE program …

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ON | Teacher Externships

Participating in an externship program gives local businesses the opportunity to bring a teacher into their organization and share real world needs with educators. By being a part of work settings, teachers can better understand what skills students will need when they leave the classroom for the workforce. The teacher externship program a key component of the district’s College and …

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