March Newsletter

Career Center Campus

Getting Ready

The D51 Career Center Campus is gearing up for the upcoming year! We have lots to offer and are preparing our campus and classrooms for the adventures that await!

  • The Programs found on the Career Center Campus are by design-
  • Student Centered
  • Project-Based
  • "Show-me" Testing
  • We are the "only show" like this in D51.
  • Open enrollment is now open and will end by March 18, 2022. In order to be considered for 1st consideration you must fill out an application. The student is the only one that can apply and has to have an active D51 account and email. This application process is for new students only. Returning students who are already enrolled must see their teacher for further instructions. Here is the link for the application process.

Message From the Principal.....

Career Center is 7 Colorado CTE-approved programs embedded within D51 core curriculum career pathways, delivered via direct instruction (Workshop) model supported with blended, project-based, and career-focused lessons. All programming supports industry-recognized certificates, articulation, agreements with post-secondary institutions, and federal and state-recognized job readiness proof of proficiencies (NCRC-WorkKeys)
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A Career Center Student is...

An individual who has the ability to self-check, personally invest in the learning process that is rigorous and supported with the scope and sequenced curriculum, small class setting, and strength-based supports. In addition, demonstrates the willingness to develop skill sets to move from a remedial to enrichment educational environment thus proving to be "job ready" = The 4 P's.

* Prepared

* Polite

* Productive

* Professional

Best Fit....

The matching of student's career interest with Career Center resources on an individual basis to meet the identified needs associated with college and career pathways, academic success, and social-emotional development.

Valley Prep News.....

A aggressive student-centered, D51 core curriculum based on power standards, delivered within a direct instruction (Workshop) model supported with blended, project-based and career-focused lessons.

A Valley Student is.....

An individual who has all the potential to succeed given a rigorous scope and sequenced curriculum, small class setting, strength-based supports, and opportunities to develop skill sets to move from a remedial to enrichment educational environment thus integrating back into the mainstream over time.

Best Fit.....

The matching of Valley resources and program design on an individual basis to meet the identified needs associated with social-emotional development, academic success, and college and career pathways'.

Remember to talk with parents, teachers, counselors, about next year's schedules and get your seat reserved today!

Celebrations in the Early Childcare Program

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Big Strives

The Early Childcare program continues to develop boards for Shelledy Elemantary. This board included themes such as St. Patrick's Day and a salute to Dr. Seuss.

We continue to strive to meet student's needs as we work on "EVERFI" (Financial Literacy). To date we have 12 students who have completed this web based program. They will not have to take the semester-long class in order to prove proficiency in this skill area. Keep up the hard work towards graduation.

All students are learning about "Ages and Stages" of development and presented these to their parents during our recent "Student" led conferences. Important skills such as scheduling appointments, implementing designs, and speaking to parents are emphasized as a piece of this learning.

A big thank you to all the students and staff who donated can goods for the food drive. Our 2nd mod students will be delivering the food to St. Joseph Center later this week. Great job CTSO 2nd mod way to help your community!

Health Science HOSA

Congratulations to all the students in Health Science that participated in the HOSA event in Denver, CO. The students had an amazing time and learned so much about the Healthcare Industry. Thank you to the Community who supported these students and program here at Career Center. Great Job ladies and way to represent the Career Center! Giselle Diaz, Ava Smith, Cieyla Christiansen, Sierra Kelsey, Emerald Strong, Madison Toke, Abigail Kroecker, and Lexie Zarlengo!

See YOU There

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Looking For a Summer Adventure?

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Celebrating the Inclusion of Everyone!

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Mark Your Calendars

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Thank You and Farewell...

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Career Center Campus

The Career Center offers 7 Career & Technical Education courses to District 51 High School students, who can earn elective and academic credits toward graduation while learning the vocational and employability skills needed to be successful in todays workforce. Our programs all use hands-on, work-based model, of instruction-students can run an actual restaurant or floral shop, build sheds for customers, repair compact engines, and groom dogs!