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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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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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In 2018, Goshen High School graduated 27 AP Scholars and three 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.
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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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SES "College Bound" financial literacy event promotes preparation for college and career as early as grade 3.
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Every junior at Goshen High School receives at least 40 minutes of small group ACT instruction per week.
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GMS “Believe in Ohio” program gives students opportunity to explore careers based on their interests at College & Career days.
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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 invent and sell products.
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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.
 

Companies partnering with Goshen to offer student internships

Drayer Physical Therapy
Beacon Orthopaedics
Lykins Energy Solutions
National Weather Service
UC Clermont
Lopez Design Studio Group
Primax Studios
Seimens
Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Terracon
Children's Hospital
Federal Reserve
United Parcel Service
Reliable Transportation Solutions
 
Over 75 credit hours of college course work available on the Goshen High School campus.
 
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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GMS Grade 8 Career Day gives students valuable career advice from nearly 20 speakers from a variety of backgrounds and workplaces.
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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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 The Ohio School Boards Association award-winning GMS MakerSpace club gives students the opportunity to combine math, science, and creativity to make projects as diverse as catapults and mini personal computers.
 
 
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