College and Career Readiness
NOTICE TO PARENTS AND STUDENTS
No person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, political or religious beliefs, national or ethnic origin, or genetic information, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity, or in any employment conditions or practices conducted by this School District, except as provided by law. Lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission to CTE programs.
VOCATIONAL DUAL ENROLLMENT
Santa Rosa Online Academy juniors and seniors are encouraged to participate in vocational dual enrollment through our partnerships with Locklin Technical College and Pensacola State College. See your school counselor today to learn more!
FLORIDA VIRTUAL SCHOOL CTE INDUSTRY CERTIFICATION PREPARATION COURSES
Career & Technical Education (CTE) industry certification preparation courses are specifically designed to prepare students for the official industry certification exam. There is an array of certification areas available for students who have mastered certification standards. Before being formally enrolled, students are required to send a valid course transcript to verify mastery of content and pass an industry certification standards Discussion Based Assessment (DBA). Some courses may require a project to demonstrate hands-on experience. Students will receive an industry certification voucher upon successful completion of the course. Click here to learn more and to see course offerings.
SANTA ROSA COUNTY CAREER PATHWAYS
Santa Rosa Career Pathways provides information on career options and the related education opportunities available to Santa Rosa County students. The goal is to help students choose the program of study that aligns with their career pathway.
In today’s competitive workplace, cutting-edge and relevant career and technical education is a smart investment for all students. Santa Rosa County’s Career Academies prepare students for college and career by providing them with the skills needed to compete in a global economy. Here they can obtain specialized training for in-demand fields such as healthcare, manufacturing, agriculture or energy. These rigorous curricular opportunities make students ready for high-skill, high-wage careers, engage them with hands-on learning and reduce high school dropout rates. To learn more, visit Santa Rosa County Career Pathways.
PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS
The Florida Department of Education has published a guide for parents and students on pathways to success for college and career readiness.
Pathways to Success (Microsoft Word document)
FLORIDA COLLEGE SYSTEM
Are you considering attending a college in Florida? Click here to view an informational brochure created by the Florida College System.
Click here to visit Pensacola State College's Career Coach resource. Career Coach is designed to help you find a good career by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.
Click here to visit the ACT website.
Click here to visit the SAT website.
Click here to visit the College Board's Big Futures Website.