Academies of Nashville Glencliff High School

Teacher team externship with Meharry Medical College

Strong relationships with local academy partners is the key to building effective business engagement in our high schools. The Academies of Nashville provide students with meaningful, hands-on learning in context through unique partnerships with local businesses, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. The Teacher Team Externship Program gives teachers an opportunity to have a real-world professional experience at a host organization to develop a project-based […]
Ingram Content Group

Teacher team externship in global logistics at Ingram Content Group

Strong relationships with local academy partners is the key to building effective business engagement in our high schools. The Academies of Nashville provide students with meaningful, hands-on learning in context through unique partnerships with local businesses, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. The Teacher Team Externship Program gives teachers an opportunity to have a real-world professional experience at a host organization […]
Fifth Third Bank

Preparing project-based learning in finance with Fifth Third Bank

Summer vacation gives teacher teams in the Academies of Nashville the opportunity to go out into the community and learn about how the subjects they teach are applicable in different careers. Teachers participate in teacher team externships that allow them to spend several days with an academy partner to see the day-to-day realities of working […]

Business engagement is a reality in the Academies of Nashville

The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) is calling on schools, businesses, and communities to come together to give students better opportunities to learn about and participate in the working world while in school.  In a recent blog post, Mary Beth West argues that the business community often is the missing link that can bridge the gap […]
Academies of Nashville

Summer learning: connecting academics with the real world

Summer learning is a popular topic during the warm months. Educators and parents across the United States talk each year about the importance of students maintaining their knowledge during summer break in order to make progress in the following school year. There’s plenty of research that shows that students’ skills erode during long vacations (here […]