Laguna Beach High School offers 8 different Career Pathways on-campus for students to participate in. The majority of courses in the on-campus Career Pathways are included in the bell schedule, with 2 courses offered after-school. In addition to the on-campus Career Pathways, students have access to a wealth of other Career Pathways and courses through our partnership with College and Career Advantage (CCA). These Career Pathway courses are offered after-school, either on the LBHS campus or at sites in Capistrano USD. Students can participate in one or more Career Pathways during their time at LBHS. The Career Pathways represent many different industry sectors giving students several options to support their career exploration and planning. When you consider all the Career Pathways available on-campus or after-school, students are provide extensive access to many career industry sectors through the work of LBHS and CCA. Please see the section below, to learn much more about College and Career Advantage.
In addition to the Career Pathways at LBHS, there are 2 pathways offered at Thurston Middle School. Both of the Career Pathways at Thurston are aligned and articulated to 2 pathways at the high school. One Career Pathway is Theatre and Musical Theatre and the other pathway is Graphic Design and Multimedia. Middle school students interested in either industry can start a career pathway at Thurston and then continue their learning at the high school.
LBHS CTE PATHWAYS INFORMATIONAL VIDEO
The Career Pathways at LBHS provides our students with college prep curriculum, industry specific skills and knowledge, potential for early college credits, and so much more. Please review the video recording below of a presentation on the Career Pathways and how CTE courses helps prepare students for college and career readiness. In addition to the video recording of the presentation, you can also review the presentation slide deck below that has numerous links to more information about CTE, our pathways, videos, and websites.
CTE & College and Career Readiness Presentation
Recording of the CTE and College and Career Readiness Presentation