This episode of The Fix features Polaris Career Center, a leader in career-technical training located right in Oatey’s backyard in Middleburg Heights, Ohio. The public vocational school offers a variety of real-world application programs (HVAC, welding, cosmetology – just to name a few) for middle and high school students in conjunction with multiple school districts in Greater Cleveland and higher education institutions throughout Ohio. Polaris also offers adult education programs with custom training opportunities for businesses. Polaris High School Guidance Counselor Ned Barnett and College/Career Coordinator Jamie Bollinger give us an overview of the school’s mission, robust program offerings, as well as what students and parents can gain from this type of hands-on learning experience. You’ll learn more about how trade schools like Polaris are preparing students for a career they’ll love, while accelerating their skills to new heights early on.
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