Mrs. Audrey Marshall
Work Based Learning Coordinator
Danielle C. with mentor Tyresha
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Great mentoring team
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Mrs. Audrey Marshall
Work-Based Learning Coordinator
A Career Connection for Students!
Auburn High School's PATHFINDER|Auburn is an innovative work-based learning program is aimed at placing certified career and technical education students in specific industry areas. Through our placements the best and brightest students representing Auburn City Schools’ Career and Technical Education program are able to apply classroom skills directly into real life work settings. Students typically work 10-20 hours per week and earn high school credit in addition to a receiving a paycheck for their experience.
Partnering with Auburn Training Connection, the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship and local employers to offer AHS students these opportunities is a definite win-win for all. The ACS WBL program collaborates with employers, the Alabama Department of Labor, Alabama State Department of Education and the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship to provide a options for workers compensation and general liability insurance concerns for companies who wish to hire students. Employers participating in PATHFINDER|Auburn mention it allows them to have a bigger impact when mentoring students in acquiring desired workplace skills. In short, the PATHFINDER|Auburn program offers a solution to securing qualified workers for our area.
Auburn High School Work-Based Learning Coordinator, Audrey Marshall works with companies to screen and select the most qualified and willing students for internships. If you're a business owner in the Auburn/Lee County area and would like to obtain additional information, contact Audrey Marshall, Work-Based Learning Coordinator or Dr. Silvia Scaife, Career and Technical Education Director.
About Auburn City Schools/Auburn High School
Auburn City Schools serves as the premier public school system in the municipality and community of Auburn, which is nestled in the heart of Lee County on the plains of East Alabama. ACS operates as a K-12 system with more than 8,000 students and as the pinnacle of educational excellence in our state, we have become a driving force in the state of Alabama as a program that provides entry-level career opportunities for ACS student and options for local employers. With an increased priority on educating the whole child and an emphasis on college and career readiness, ACS stays on the cutting edge of academics, athletics, fine arts and technology.
Today’s economy demands a better educated workforce than ever before, and careers in this new economy require more complex knowledge and skills than the careers of the past. New industries across the economy have created a wealth of new jobs that require workers with appropriate education and training. Through a variety of opportunities and programs, Auburn City Schools helps students meet the demands of today's and tomorrow's workforce.
About Auburn Training Connection
The Auburn Training Connection (ATC) is a unique partnership among Auburn area industry, Auburn University, Auburn City Schools, the City of Auburn, the Industrial Development Board of the City of Auburn, FAME and the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship. These groups offer programs that include:
Ongoing training tailored specific to the needs of local industry
Access to student enrolled in Auburn High School's Career Technical Education program
Skill sets taught in high school program are defined by area industry
Dual credit courses (college credit for high school courses)
Industrial Systems and Maintenance Program