Career Pathways

Career Pathways

Career Technical Education

The Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) has programs and resources available to assist students in planning for post-high school education and careers. Our CTE programs will provide opportunities and motivation for all students to engage effectively in independent and collaborative work environments. Click HERE to find the District’s Non-Discrimination Policy

Career Centers

Amador Valley and Foothill High Schools each have a Career Center on campus staffed with a work-based learning specialist and supplied with materials for college and career planning. Materials include print media, online, and computer-based options.

Academies/Pathways

Amador Valley, Foothill, and Village High Schools each have academy or pathway programs that focus on career exploration. A student may sign up for an academy in his/her sophomore year. Academy activities include: in-class presentations, guest speakers, field trips, job shadowing, and internships. The academies also provide a smaller learning community for students.

 

Academy Pathway(s)
Amador Valley Academies Health and Bioscience
Business
Arts, Media, and Entertainment
Public and Human Services
Engineering – Project Lead The Way
Culinary Arts
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Foothill Academies Health and Bioscience
Arts, Media, and Entertainment
Business
Public and Human Services
Culinary Arts
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Village Pathway Culinary Arts

Regional Occupational Program (ROP)

PUSD is a partner with the Tri-Valley Regional Occupation Program which provides career-oriented classes in our high schools. Lists of available classes can be obtained by reviewing the course catalogs from each of our high schools.

TEC (Tri-Valley Educational Collaborative)

Pleasanton Unified School District is a participant in the collaborative, which encompasses Dublin Unified, Livermore Unified, Las Positas Community College, and CSU East Bay. Lawrence Livermore Lab and other business are also members of this school-to-career learning community. Contact Glen Sparks at gsparks@pleasantonusd.net for additional information.

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