NEWcaps VISIONTo create strong alignment between the pillars of industry, community, and education, and to engage students in authentic professional learning experiences that allow them to innovate and explore high demand career pathways.
Refining EducationCAPS focuses on active learning. Students are exposed to a unique blend of problem-based, project-based and design-based learning while practicing professional skills taught throughout the program. The program strives to remain on the cutting-edge of evolving workforce needs, working closely with business and post-secondary partners to develop course work that reflects emerging trends.
In the BeginningThe CAPS movement began in Blue Valley in 2009 and the model is now being utilized by school districts throughout the country.
Community InvestmentCAPS programs establish and nurture relationships with business partners that are mutually beneficial, sustainable, coordinated and multi-faceted. Our partners help shape curriculum, provide projects, support professional development, invest in equipment and supplies and provide job shadow opportunities, speakers, mentors and internships.
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Medicine & Healthcare
This course will immerse students in the world of Healthcare. Expanding on the principles of human physiology through access to current medical professionals, up to date research, and hands-on experiences within the field of Healthcare.
Business & Entrepreneurship
examine innovation as a business activity and develop project management skills as you work with clients to solve real-world problems.
This course is designed for students interested in a teaching career. Innovative thinking is needed and you can participate in a meaningful way through practical teaching experiences.