Real-world job experience for high schoolers
–WorkingNation

Innovative thinking in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) in Maryland recognizes the value of high school students getting real-world work experience to help them prepare for the future.

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Blueprint for Maryland, Career and College Readiness Report

Tranzed Academy for Working Students (TAWS) is honored to have been recognized in this years’ Blueprint for Maryland, Career and College Readiness Report. We strive to continue setting benchmarks and serving our students to the best of our abilities. Thank you to all of our students, parents, and partners for your continued support in the success of TAWS; it truly takes a village! See page 46 of the Blueprint for Maryland, Career and College Readiness Report for this recognition.

A Promising Work-and-Learn Model Case Study

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Virtual Career and Technical Education Event

Erin Finnegan, The Children’s Guild’s, Managing Director of TAWS Programming, and two TAWS students participated in a virtual Career and Technical Education event hosted by Superintendent Mohammad Choudhury The Maryland State Board of Education and the Maryland State Department of Education on February 17, 2022. The purpose of this event was to have a well-rounded discussion with students, teachers, businesses and community organizations about their experiences, what is working well, what needs to be better along with ideas for innovation for CTE programming, apprenticeships, and industry certified credentials.

We invite you to watch the replay of this virtual roundtable here: https://youtu.be/Xa_PR3jHjEs