Preparing Student to be College and Career Ready in Clinton Schools (MO)

Here’s a blog worth sharing and one our entire community should be proud of. As a Clinton School Board Member I would like to congratulate Clinton Tech School, Mr.Jake Fowler, Grady Gatzmeyer and the entire Clinton School District Administration and Staff.

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“Prepare Students to be College and career Ready” is a measurable student achievement, quality goal for school districts. This district-level goal is often cascaded and measured across schools in a district with goals such as:

Increase percent on track to graduate all students from… to…

Increase composite percent of sophomores meeting college readiness standard on PSAT from… to…

Increase percentage of students proficient in math and reading in grades… from… to…

But, what does “college and career ready” mean for communities? It moves communities toward being “work ready.” Work Ready Communities commit to making their county, state, and region more competitive, closing the skills gap between individuals/workers and company needs by “providing a community-based framework” that:

Links workforce development to education

Aligns with the economic development needs of communities, regions and states

Matches individuals to jobs based on skill levels

When school districts focus on “college and career ready” goals…

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About Craig Thompson

I am a young professional with two great sons, and I work in the healthcare setting. I am employed in hospital administration and serve as Chief Operating Officer at Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare in Clinton, Missouri. These are challenging and exciting times in healthcare and my blog will focus on healthcare, raising boys or being raised by boys, and living in mid America.
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One Response to Preparing Student to be College and Career Ready in Clinton Schools (MO)

  1. Thanks for reblogging our celebration of your school district, board member Thompson! We’re excited to partner with you and your colleagues to create a great district for students to learn, teachers to teach and staff to work, and parents to know their child is receiving a great education. Continued success!

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