Public Education and Public Television Working Together

The NECAT partnership with the USCCU Academy of International Business and Communications at Hillsboro High School has provided students with relevant opportunities that will prepare them for life. This school year, NECAT trained 50 Hillsboro students interested in careers in television and production by facilitating hands-on experience in their television studio with training and guidance […]

Glencliff celebrates opening a new greenhouse

Glencliff High School hosted a grand opening event to celebrate its new on-campus greenhouse that provides students with environmental learning opportunities. The greenhouse supports students in the Hands On Nashville Academy of Environmental and Urban Planning as they prepare for futures in careers like civil and environmental engineering and plant and animal biotechnology. Seed starts and stems grown […]

2017 Academies of Nashville Award Nominees

The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce has announce the final category nominees for the 2017 Academies of Nashville Awards. In its seventh year, this event recognizes the hard work of individuals, smaller learning communities and companies playing an integral role in the success of the Academies model. Since 2010, more than 350 MNPS educators, administrators and […]

Need More Energy? Watch This.

Originally shared by Ford Next Generation Learning.  With relatives living all the way in Jamaica, Shakarah transformed her academy network into her family. Through her Alternative Energy production class she developed meaningful relationships with her peers that are sure to last a lifetime. Join Shakarah as she introduces us to the world class, and famous […]

What Is Our Story?

From state take-over to national model.  During the 2006-2007 school year, the Academies of Nashville was only a dream– an ambitious, high school transformation effort that would bring together families, educators, and the community to improve our schools. Ten years later, that dream has come to fruition. Graduation rates have increased. Student attendance is at […]