The Academies of Nashville at Stratford STEM High School

Stratford STEM High School fulfills its mission to focus on instruction in the sciences, technology, engineering, and math through the Academy of Science and Engineering and the Academy of National Safety and Security Technologies. These academies partner with organizations around Nashville to give students interactive learning opportunities, job shadowing, and internships that prepare them for pursuing […]

Job shadowing helps businesses connect with students and the community

Andy Schenck is the Director of Programs at Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee (JA), a non-profit organization that teaches students in kindergarten through high school how to manage their money, succeed in the workplace, and thrive as adults in the twenty-first century. JA makes learning fun by using volunteers from local businesses and from the community to lead hands-on programs […]

McGavock students gain experience and jobs through internship with US Community Credit Union

In this entry, Joseph M. writes about his summer internship with US Community Credit Union. Joseph is a student at McGavock High School in the US Community Credit Union Academy of Business and Finance. My name is Joseph. I am in the academy of Hospitality and Finance. I was one of the students selected to intern at […]

Junior Achievement partnership with Academies provides job shadowing opportunities for MNPS students

Andy Schenck is the Director of Programs at Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee (JA), a non-profit organization that teaches students in kindergarten through high school how to manage their money, succeed in the workplace, and thrive as adults in the twenty-first century. JA makes learning fun by using volunteers from local businesses and from the community […]

What are community partners and how do they work with the Academies of Nashville?

For nearly thirty years PENCIL Foundation has been the primary link between Metro Nashville Public Schools and the Nashville community. This has been accomplished primarily through PENCIL’s flagship program: PENCIL Partners. A PENCIL Partner is a business or organization that connects on a meaningful level with one or more of the 144 MNPS elementary, middle, or […]