The Massachusetts School to Career Connecting Activities Initiative

 


Welcome

Connecting Activities is a statewide network, organized through the sixteen MassHire Workforce Boards, connecting employers and schools to support work-based learning and other career development education activities for students. Find out more about how this initiative can support students in your community.



News and Updates

Welcoming Kerry Akashian

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

In April 2019, we are welcoing Kerry Akashian into the Connecting Activities network as our new statewide coordinator. Kerry joins the DESE Office of College, Career and Technical Education as Coordinator of Career Development Education. Kerry is transitioning into our office from the Center for Instructional Support where she was ...

Signal Success Curriculum

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

In the coming summer and school year, we are lauching a new 10-module version of the Signal Success curriculum, which has been widely used and enjoyed in ...

Connecting Activities Annual Report

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Learn more about the Massachusetts Connecting Activities initiative by reading our FY2018 Annual Report.  The report shares news about statewide projects, initiatives and accomplishments, as well as highlights and stories from Connecting Activities programming in each of the sixteen MassHire workforce regions. ...

Elements of Model Internship Programs

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

We are pleased to share with your our newest guide, Elements of Model Internship Programs.   This resource guide, from the Massachusetts Department of Employment and Training, Office for College, Career and Technical Education, provides advice, forms, letters and other materials to support the creation of ...

Connecting Activities Initiative Celebrates Twenty Years

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

At the May 15, 2018 Connecting Activities conference, participants enjoyed a presentation celebrating the 20th anniversary of the initiative. Connecting Activities was formally launched in the 1997-1998 school year, to sustain the work started in Massachusetts in the five-year-long National School to Work Opportunities Act.

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