Glencliff Senior Selected to Intern for MNPS

Internships give students the opportunity to see the realities of a profession or industry and the connections between learning and the real world. Kimberly G., a student from Glencliff High School’s Academy of Hospitality and Mareting,  participated in an internship this summer though the Nashville Career Advacement Center. In this post, Kimberly write about her experience.   Hi, my name is Kimberly. I […]

Students Becoming Professionals: Academy Ambassadors

More than 125 students gathered on September 14th to participate in the 2012-2013 Academy Ambassador Training Day II. Ambassadors are student leaders in their schools who represent their individual academies and pathways. Not only was the Training Day a great opportunity to network with students from all across Nashville, the students gained professional development skills from trained […]

College and Career Mentoring

The freshman year is a critical transition that sets the tone for whether or not a student will go to on graduate from high school.  The PENCIL Foundation and Cane Ridge High School are piloting Nashville’s first Academy-wide College-Career Mentors program.  They are matching mentors with all freshmen to positively impact the dropout rate and […]

Giving “Credit” to our Business Partners

The Academies of Nashville could not be successful without the hard work and efforts of our business partners and community supporters. In a recent interview with the City Paper, Paul Johnson, CEO of the US Community Credit Union, spoke about the importance of being involved in the schools. We would like to thank the US Community […]