Pathways Improvement Scope

To better serve students and address regional labor market needs, RUSD will start a new Engineering pathway at NHS, update Engineering curriculum at RHS and Culinary curriculum at NHS & RHS, update and expand Auto at NHS & RHS, and pursue articulation with Rio Hondo & Mt. SAC.

Goals & Priorities

The objectives of this project are:

  • Start a new Engineering pathway at NHS; align pathways at NHS & RHS to provide equity and access to students across the district
  • Enhance and expand Culinary (NHS, RHS), Automotive (NHS, RHS) and Engineering (RHS) pathways to be industry relevant and align with postsecondary articulation requirements
  • Teacher professional development for curriculum development
  • Improve Auto programs at RHS and NHS
  • Pursue articulation in all project pathways with Mt. SAC and Rio Hondo
  • Establish CTE Advisory for the new Engineering pathway at NHS
  • Strengthen CTE Advisories for Auto and Culinary with additional industry and college partners
  • Collaborate with Mt. SAC to provide activities such as tours and guest speakers to increase awareness of Culinary pathways
  • Purchase hardware, instructional materials and supplies, software, and textbooks to address current industry standards in RHT, ATL, AM, and ECU sectors
  • Equip classroom facilities with industry standard equipment, tools, and supplies in RHT, ATL, AM, and ECU
  • Provide students with college and career awareness through activities like summer camps, campus visits, industry tours, and industry speakers
  • CTE outreach events “family days” to create college and career awareness among students and parents

Industry Sector(s) Or Pathway(s)

Culinary, Automotive, and Robotics/Engineering

Additional CCD Partners

Rio Hondo College