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MetroWest Secondary PostSecondary CTE Linkage Consortium
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Career Technical Education (CTE) Linkage Consortia
Explore a range of opportunities through Career Technical Education programs at Massachusetts Bay Community College.
- Explore a career plan or experience college work while still in high school.
- Earn free college credits to Massachusetts Bay Community College (MassBay).
Your guidance counselor can tell you all about it, but here are some quick details:
Through MassBay and the Metro West Consortia, you can earn college credits for free in your high school courses. Better still, these credits can be transferred to MassBay, putting you in advanced placement.
- Check out a career choice before investing time and money in college!
- When you come to MassBay and major in the same specialty area as in high school, you could save a lot of time and money if you don’t have to repeat those courses again.
- Become even more skilled and knowledgeable in your specialty area. In the working world, your college degree translates into a higher paycheck and faster career advancement than those without a college degree.
Metro West Secondary Postsecondary CTE Linkage Activities
While you are in your high school Pathway Program, there are many activities to help you become more familiar with MassBay and the program opportunities that are here:
- Early Accuplacer Assessment at a MassBay Campus or the High School
- Automotive Career Seminar
- Early Childhood Education Career Seminar
- Health Career Seminar
- STEM Career Day
- Career Fair in collaboration with the Office of Career Services
- CTE College Students Career Presentations
- Articulation Agreements Info Sessions
*Please note all activities include transportation for the students from the high school to our campus for a minimum of 10 students.
Services Provided Through Metro West CVTE Consortium
- Introduction to Accuplacer Assessment Trainings: Design for High School Teachers and Staff
- Professional Development: Presentations on New Career Trends
- Leaning specialist support for English and Math
- Hands-on Coordinators Meeting
- Parent Night at the High Schools
Career Technical Education at MassBay
MassBay has Articulation Agreements with many Career Vocational Technical high schools. This means that, with good grades, you’ll enjoy both a smooth transition from high school to MassBay and you will have the advanced placement or credit that the Articulation Agreements provide. Check it out with your guidance counselor.
Procedures for Initiating a High School Articulation Agreement with MassBay
MassBay Early Accuplacer
Why MassBay Community College?
MassBay faculty and staff are committed to helping you reach your personal, academic, and career goals through individualized instruction. Students at MassBay have access to some of the best resources available: excellent faculty, academic and career advice, state-of-the-art equipment and computer labs. Students support services are also integral to the academic growth of each student.
Your education will extend far beyond textbooks. Hands-on lab sessions with cutting edge equipment, field internships and clinical, and training from practicing professionals will prepare you to enter your chosen field with confidence and experience.
You’ll be part of an outstanding and diverse college community where you will, interact and network with other students studying in similar fields of interest and gain valuable insights that complement classroom learning. Key pieces that promotes success!
Go the Distance
When it comes to your future, you can’t go wrong with Metro West Secondary Postsecondary CTE Linkage Consortia at MassBay Community College. Enroll today by talking with your high school guidance counselor. For College related information contact MassBay Admissions Counselor in the Office of Admissions at 781-239-2500.
Did you know?
- Among 41 states in the country, 88 % of High schools offer at least one occupational program. Furthermore 81% Career Technical Education graduates registered for a certificate program, 64% in an Associate degree and 60% in a Bachelors Degree.
- According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 80% of new jobs will require more than a high school education but less than a four-year degree. In Massachusetts, one out of every two jobs created in the state will require education and training beyond high school.
- Some jobs that require associate degrees pay more than $35,000 a year.
- Jobs that require associate degrees are expected to increase 18%, the second fastest rate of growth behind those requiring bachelor’s degrees.
For additional information please contact:
Metro West Secondary Postsecondary CTE Linkage Consortia
Sofia G. Vieira: 781-239-2584 / 781-239-2582 /firstname.lastname@example.org