Career Academies: Hands-On Career Exploration and College Credit for High School Students

A career in advanced manufacturing wasn’t something Kalani Moore used to think about. Then his stepfather, a career CNC machinist, told him to check out the new Advanced Manufacturing Career Interest Academy offered by the Waterloo Community School District. “I think it’s pretty cool,” Moore said, while running a metalworking mill in the academy’s lab at Central Middle School. “I...