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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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Goshen seniors earned over 4.6 million dollars in college scholarships last year.
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CBI and work study students attended the Supply Chain OKI Career Expo event to explore employment opportunities.
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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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GHS Junior Achievement students visited Lykins Energy Solutions for career exploration.
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PLTW engineering students toured the Cincinnati FC construction site to learn about the engineering process.
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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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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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PCS Wiring spoke to students about setting up surveillance networks.
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5 GHS students interested in the medical field attended a live surgery experience at Christ Hospital.
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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 held its first “Where To Celebration” for seniors who signed a commitment to college, military, trade school or a career.
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In 2019, Goshen High School graduated 29 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 64 credentials earned on campus during the 2018-2019 academic school year.
 
GHS students can become credentialed in 8 different pathways: ADOBE, Microsoft, COMPTIA, NCCER Carpentry, NRF, Servsafe, Certified Logistics and EMT.
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Goshen Middle School 8th graders attended the JA Inspire Career Expo at the Cincinnati Convention Center. This experience was a hands-on, interactive career exploration with over 50 careers to explore.
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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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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.
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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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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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Over 93 credit hours of college course work available on the Goshen High School campus.
 
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