Alternatives to 4-Year Colleges

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1 NGPF Academy Credit


Explore engaging resources and instructional strategies to help students explore alternatives to college such as the trades, the military & apprenticeships.

In this module, you'll:

  1. Explore Mike Rowe resources for the classroom
  2. Review multiple pathways to a good job
  3. Learn more about trade schools
  4. Explore military careers
  5. Learn about apprenticeships and search tools to find apprenticeship programs
  6. Watch interviews of students who have pursued these alternative paths



NGPF On-Demand is asynchronous online PD you can do at any time! Each On-Demand module should take about 1 hour to complete. You can start and stop at any time and pick up where you left off. You will receive a certificate of completion after finishing the module.