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Secondary Partnerships

Secondary Partnerships supports the career development and successful academic transition of students from high school to college while providing professional development for academic and career education teachers.

College Credit in High School
High School students have the opportunity to earn college credit in high school by taking advantage of the following programs:

Dual Enrollment

Advanced Placement (AP)




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Career Academy
Career Academy High school students (16+) have the opportunity to attend a sequence of career classes with a cohort of their peers at Metro or community businesses. Many programs culminate in a Specialist Diploma.
Perkins Grant
The Carl D. Perkins Act supports quality Career and Technical Education in U.S. secondary schools and community colleges to help build a stronger workforce. To provide input, click here.

Access College Early (ACE) Scholarships

The Access College Early (ACE) Scholarship pays tuition and mandatory fees for qualified, low-income high school students to enroll in college courses through dual enrollment or early enrollment. Review the qualifications and apply today at http://www.ccpe.state.ne.us/PublicDoc/Ccpe/Financial_Aid/ACE/default.asp

Contact Information:

FAX 402-457-2373

Connie Eichhorn, Director of Secondary Partnerships, 402-457-2343
Pat Addison, Resource Specialist, 402-457-2612
Ruth Schindler , Career Academy, 402-457-2349

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