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.
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.