Program overview

In this unique program, students work with a project team to solve real-world problems and learn about the challenges of project-driven work. Under the direction of a licensed teacher and in partnership with professionals, these project teams strive to make a contribution to a partner-defined project while gaining invaluable experience in today's marketplace.

Corporate partners

Working with local partners, Minnetonka teachers are transforming the high school experience. With a foundation of concepts taught in traditional, required and elective courses, this project-based curriculum addresses employment gaps within existing professional environments, preparing today's students for tomorrow's high-skill, high-demand careers.

  • This program introduces highly-motivated high school students to potential career interests before applying to colleges (and subsequently paying tuition).
  • Our students have a chance to network with local business leaders, mentor under experienced teachers, and gain hands-on experience in cutting-edge fields.
  • Our partners benefit from the relationships they form with these young people due to the infusion of creativity and enthusiasm into a current project, as well as in developing their future workforce.

Contact Us

Roger Andre
VANTAGE Director

Stephanie Lolich
VANTAGE Program Strategist

Missy Bemm
VANTAGE Program Coordinator

VANTAGE Headquarters
4350 Baker Road
Minnetonka, MN 55343

VANTAGE Highway 7 Location
18707 Old Excelsior Blvd
Minnetonka, MN 55345

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4350 Baker Road
Minnetonka, MN 55345