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Career & College Readiness

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Goshen Local Schools is committed to ensuring that our students graduate ready to achieve success in college, the workplace and beyond.

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Goshen expands post-secondary readiness programs to impact students at all grade levels

From free ACT preparation and professional internships to financial literacy education for elementary students, Goshen is integrating critical life skills into daily instruction with the goal of empowering students to succeed after graduation.
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Financial Aid and college credit informational sessions are provided yearly for parents to make informed decisions about educational options.
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photos of students on site at career visitGoshen has a proud partnership with community services.  These partnerships are vital in giving students opportunities to explore future careers in the police, fire and EMT fields.

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Goshen seniors earned over 4 million dollars in college scholarships last year.

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Goshen offers extensive work-based learning opportunities, promoting high-quality career readiness skills.

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GHS partners with business and trade organizations to provide career-based learning opportunities, including:

Goshen Chamber of Commerce
Clermont County Chamber of Commerce
Supply Chain OKI
Health Collaborative
Junior Achievement
Ohio State Apprenticeship Council
Advanced Manufacturing Industry Partnership
Ohio Valley Associates of Building Contractors
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Goshen High School students learned first hand about the Federal Reserve from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.
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PLTW engineering students toured the Cincinnati FC construction site to learn about the engineering process.
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Tim LaBaron, Deputy Director for Regional Operations at NTSB visited GHS. LaBaron was the lead investigator on the 747 cargo plane crash in Afghanistan in 2013. Outlined personal struggles on the journey to success.
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Spaulding Elementary grade 4 students experience lessons in financial literacy through the University of Cincinnati's StEP Program.
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PCS Wiring spoke to students about setting up surveillance networks.
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photo of students at medical facilityGoshen High School students get field experience in the Medical Explorers Program, including a lecture and discussion with Mercy Clermont Medical Director Doctor Jones and hands-on work with Emergency Room Doctor Liebman. 

 

GHS Junior Achievement students visited Lykins Energy Solutions for career exploration.

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Goshen High School students visited the UC DAAP (University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning)

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Goshen High School seniors participated in Speed Mentoring to learn about career options in collaboration with Clermont County Chamber of Commerce.

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OSBA recognized Goshen’s “Teachers’ Academy” program.

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GHS students can become credentialed in many different pathways including:
ADOBE, Microsoft, COMPTIA, NCCER Carpentry, NRF, Servsafe, Certified Logistics, EMT, and more.
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Starting at Grade 6 and continuing through graduation, Goshen students are utilizing a new web-based goal setting and progress tracking tool called Naviance to ensure that every student has clear, attainable goals, and that district staff is assisting every student in meeting those goals.
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By analyzing student aptitude and interest assessments and partnering with local businesses, Goshen is placing high school students into internships in fields that match their career interests.
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Goshen High School anatomy students got an opportunity to participate in a knee replacement surgery hands-on simulation.
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Annual Junior Achievement events across district promote life skills and college readiness through a variety of guest speakers and high school student teaching opportunities.
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Goshen High School holds an annual “Where To Celebration” for seniors who signed a commitment to college, military, trade school or a career.
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In 2020, Goshen High School graduated 32 AP Scholars and two National AP Scholars, a distinction earned by scoring 4 or better on 9 or more AP exams.
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GHS students have the opportunity to earn industry credentials in a variety of fields before graduation. There were 257 credentials earned on campus during the 2019-2020 academic school year.
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Goshen Middle School 8th graders participate in the JA Inspire Virtual Career Expo. This experience is an interactive career exploration with over 50 careers to explore.
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Every junior at Goshen High School has the opportunity to participate in small group ACT instruction through the LEAP Tutoring Program.
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GMS Gateway to Technology and GHS Project Lead the Way programs offer computer science and engineering education at GMS and GHS.
 
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District Wide Junior Achievement program combines career education for elementary students with student leadership for high school students.
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Ohio School Boards Association award winning Entrepreneur Day program at SES gives students the chance to a product and compete with classmates to achieve business goals.
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Individual FAFSA help available to parents and students in addition to college search and application assistance.
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In collaboration with Clermont County Chamber of Commerce students take part in LEAD READY to learn and develop leadership skills.
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Community professionals visit elementary classrooms and show students the connections between literacy and life skills.
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GMS STEM Bicycle Club sponsored by Greater Cincinnati STEM Collaborative.
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Annual College and Career Day combines educational requirements and workplace skills along with college and career exploration.
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Over 126 credit hours of college course work available on the Goshen High School campus.
 
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