Pella High School hosted a WorkSmart Connector Apprenticeship signing event on Wednesday to celebrate 30 area students. Congratulations to all the new apprenticeship students! Thank you WorkSmart Connector and all the local businesses who will be partnering with the students for these opportunities. Click here to see KNIA-KRLS coverage of the event.
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Pella, Iowa – The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council announced Pella Community School District as one of the 37 school districts joining the STEM BEST® (Businesses Engaging Students and Teachers) + HD (High Demand) Program. The STEM BEST Program brings schools and businesses together to provide students with real workplace experiences, introduce businesses and career […]
Aidan Brand and Henry Hick, both 2022 Pella High School graduates, have officially completed their Welding Apprenticeships through the Career Academy of Pella. Following his apprenticeship, Aidan Brand is now a full time Welder at Vermeer. Henry Hick completed his apprenticeship at Co-Line. Congrats to Aidan and Henry!
Jayden Jansen (middle), a 2021 graduate from Pella Community High School, completes his welding apprenticeship at Vermeer. Jayden began his apprenticeship at Vermeer in June of 2020, his junior year at Pella HS. After completing it in December of this year, Jayden accepted a full-time offer at Vermeer. Congratulations to Jayden Jansen!
The Career Academy of Pella is hosting Governor Kim Reynolds for a public event to launch a high school registered apprenticeship in patient care, November 9 at 11:15 a.m. The event will include comments by the first apprentice registered in the program, employers hiring apprentices into these high-demand careers and the Governor. “It takes creative […]
Governor Reynolds announced that the Career Academy of Pella (CAP) will receive $36,211 as an awardee of the Coronavirus Relief Fund Registered Apprenticeship Expansion grant. Money from the grant will be used to purchase augmented reality tools for the welding apprenticeship program, providing accelerated skills training while students are in the classroom. The Career Academy […]
The Career Academy of Pella (CAP) is honored to be the recipient of an AugmentedArc® Augmented Reality Welding System, generously donated by Miller Electric in collaboration with Vermeer Corporation. Representatives from the two organizations presented the equipment to Sheila Graham, welding instructor, and Justin Horn, a welding student at the Career Academy, on Thursday, August […]
Students Sign With Local Employers in Work-Based Learning Program* *Press Release from Central College. PELLA, IA (05/26/2020) Career Academy of Pella hosted a virtual signing day on May 20 to welcome participants into a new and expanding work-based educational program in Marion County. In total, 13 students from high schools in Pella signed letters with […]
Charles Vander Velden, a 2019 graduate of Pella High School, became the first registered apprentice through the Career Academy of Pella. Read the full article on the kniakrls.com link.
Pella Community Schools will begin posting online learning opportunities for students beginning Monday, March 30. Please review the Online Learning Etiquette: