FORTiTUDE

A Podcast By The Fort Zumwalt School District

Career ready: CAPS

Season 1, Episode 15

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Centers for advanced professional studies

Nicole Whitesell, Director of St Charles County CAPS program, and West High student and CAPS associate Annalise Harry tell us what this program is, how it works and why it’s important to get hands-on experience before graduating high school.

 

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RESOURCES and LINKS from this episode

Check out the St. Charles County CAPS website to learn more about the opportunities for high school juniors and seniors. The program is a consortium, a partnership of the five school districts in the county: Fort Zumwalt, Wentzville, Francis Howell, City of St. Charles and Orchard Farm. The program came to be through the collaborative work with partners such as the counties chambers of commerce and local businesses.

The State of the St. Louis Workforce report has been published by St. Louis Community College for the past 10 years. It assesses the needs of employers and the follows trends in the region.