Career Pathway Program for Middle Schoolers

Minuteman's Career Pathway Afterschool Program offers thought-provoking experiential learning for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. 


This year's afterschool program will run Mondays/Wednesdays starting

March 9,  2020. This three week class will offer 4 days of career exploration within a specific pathway. The dates for the program are March 9, 11, 16, 18.


This program is open to in-district residents for $100 and out-of-district residents for $500. Transportation will be provided from each in-district middle school. Out-of-district registrants will have to call to register. Seats are limited to 12 students per program.

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The Culinary Arts and Hospitality career major offers an exploratory experience for students in grades 6-8, with hands on activities in its new stainless steel state-of-the-art kitchen and bakery.  This educational experience will expose students to project-based learning in the fields of culinary and baking, and will be co-taught by Chef Marty and Chef Currier.

March 9, 11, 16, 18 | Mon/Wed | 4:15-6:15pm | $100

The Trades & Transportation program will allow students to experience four career majors offered at Minuteman High School.  Students will spend one day in Electrical, Carpentry and Construction, Automotive Technology, and Plumbing and Heating.  Students will participate in hands-on projects in each career major. These classes will be taught by Minuteman’s expert teachers.


March 9, 11, 16, 18 | Mon/Wed | 4:15-6:15pm | $100

The Health and Human Services program is centered around three career majors. They are Health Assisting, Cosmetology, and Early Education & Teaching. Students will learn epi-pen and infection protection, get exposure working in an operating day-care, and will learn about self-care. 


March 9, 11, 16, 18 | Mon/Wed | 4:15-6:15pm | $100

The Agriculture, Environmental, & Life Sciences course will focus heavily on the career majors of biotechnology and horticulture & life sciences.  Students will be exposed to a foundation of skills related to these fields.  The three career majors this program represents is Environmental Science & Technology, Biotechnology, and Horticulture & Life Sciences.  This course is project-based and will include experiments and activities in our Biotechnology Lab and our  Horticulture & Plant Science  shop.


March 9, 11, 16, 18 | Mon/Wed | 4:15-6:15pm | $100

The Engineering & Production pathway includes the following career majors: Advanced Manufacturing, Robotics, Engineering & Automation, and Welding & Metal Fabrication.  This course will highlight all these four programs, which will provide students with an introductory experience into the Engineering & Production Pathway.


March 9, 11, 16, 18 | Mon/Wed | 4:15-6:15pm | $100

The Digital Arts & Design Pathway is centered around three digital career majors: Multi-Media Engineering, Design and Visual Communications, as well as Program and Web Development.  Students in this course will be introduced to video production, java script programming, and animation. This program is mostly computer-based & explores various aspects of Digital Arts & Design.


March 9, 11, 16, 18 | Mon/Wed | 4:15-6:15pm | $100

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