The Southeast Nebraska Career Academy Partnership has 100% participation of high schools (public and private), as well as home school associations in Southeast Community College’s (SCC, www.southeast.edu) 15-county service area. College View Academy signed a Memorandum of Understanding in July, becoming the last school in the area to partner with SENCAP.
“We are beyond excited to have 100% participation in SENCAP in the 15-county area,” said Dr. Brian Stark, Associate Dean of Dual Credit at SCC. “It is great that all public and private schools want to participate to support their high school students’ goal of obtaining dual credit in high school to advance their college opportunities and get them a jump start in their workforce or future academic endeavors.”
SENCAP provides high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to take college-level coursework in a career field of their interest. The academies provide students a hands-on approach to learn about a variety of careers through job shadowing, field trips and professional speakers as well as annual career-prep events such as resume building and mock interviews. They also have a weekly portfolio assignment aimed to provide career education and exploration.
Students have the option of taking SENCAP courses online or face-to-face. In addition, SCC is waiving 65% of the student tuition and fees to reward their commitment and dedication to prepare for a career or post-secondary education.
SCC plays a vital role for our communities in southeast Nebraska by bridging the higher education affordability gap and filling a need for a qualified workforce in Nebraska. Learn more at www.southeast.edu.