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Park City Center for Advanced Professional Studies PCCAPS

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a model of success

Park City Center for Advanced Professional Studies, PCCAPS, is part of the nationally recognized CAPS programs. CAPS offers innovative high school programs connecting students to businesses and mentors. Students fast forward into their future and are fully immersed in a professional culture. Challenging real world problems, using industry standard tools and are mentored by actual employers, all while receiving high school credit. PCCAPS is an example of how business, community and public education can partner to produce personalized learning experiences that educate the workforce of tomorrow, especially in high skill, high demand jobs.

Refining Education

CAPS focuses on active learning. Students are exposed to a unique blend of problem-based, project-based and design-based learning while practicing professional skills. The program remains on the cutting-edge of evolving workforce needs, working closely with business partners to develop course work that reflects emerging trends.

In the Beginning

The CAPS movement began in Blue Valley in 2009 and the model is now being utilized by school districts throughout the country. Park City CAPS was launched in 2013.

Community Investment

CAPS programs establish and nurture relationships with business partners that are mutually beneficial, sustainable, coordinated and multi-faceted. Our partners help shape curriculum, provide projects, support professional development, invest in equipment and supplies and provide job shadow opportunities, speakers, mentors and internships.

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