Answers an acute need for well-trained engineers by educating high school students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and preparing them for postsecondary engineering colleges and careers.
Career-themed curricula created with current industry and educational expertise.
Predominately based in urban districts-schools
Aimed at the typical student (not at gifted students)
Sustains a national network of career academies to support the development of America's youth toward personal and professional success in high school, in higher education, and throughout their careers.
Sets Guidelines and Governs Academies at each participating school
Prepares students for post-secondary education and careers