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Pennsylvania Career Education & Work Standards

This electronic toolkit provides resources, references, crosswalks and other tools to assist elementary, middle and high schools teachers and administrators in implementing the Pennsylvania (PA) Career Education and Work Standards. There is also a Gap Analysis tool available to measure gaps in your data.

Pennsylvania's High Priority Occupations

Pennsylvania is home to a growing number of career-oriented, well-paying occupations that offer diverse and numerous opportunities. Whether you’re landing a first job, wanting to advance in your current career or looking to make a change, these Careers in Demand offer something for everyone. This site includes a Statewide High Priority Occupations and Regional High Priority Occupations.
PA Workforce Development

Pennsylvania's Workforce Statistics

Pennsylvania's Employment Situation


PULSE is a novel collaboration between medical students and high school students, the PULSE program is a semester long academic course taught at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center from 4:00 to 6:00 pm on Wednesdays in the fall. PULSE aims to cultivate interest in medicine and healthcare by introducing high school students to medical topics through lectures, facilitated small group learning experiences, and supplemental activities (e.g. laboratories, simulations, exhibits, student presentations).
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Our work: The Partnership for Career Development works to build a system of K-12 career education, increase awareness of post secondary training and education opportunities, and strengthen workforce development in the Pennsylvania Capital Region.

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Tel.: (717) 732-8480
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