Innovation Pathways (NHS Program)

Innovation Pathways (NHS Program)

Starting in the Fall of 2018, students at NHS have the opportunity to apply to the Information Technology Innovation Pathways program. This program accepts 12 incoming freshmen students as well as sophomore students into a unique cohort where they take traditional high school courses blended with internship hours, college coursework at Greenfield Community College and a culminating capstone working with Tech Foundry to earn badges and real-life work experience in the IT industry. All students are encouraged to apply. This program has no additional costs associated with it & transportation is provided. It is a four year program. Students will be coached through the program with the support of the Digital Literacy & Computer Science Coordinator (DLCSC), the school IT department, the IT Innovation Coordinator, the guidance faculty and supports from Greenfield Community college and Tech Foundry employees. Interested students can fill out the Google Form HERE, speak to their guidance counselors or speak with/email the Innovation Pathways Coordinator, Meshia Begin

Comenzando en el Otoño de 2018, los estudiantes de Northampton High School tendrán la oportunidad de aplicar al programa de IT Innovation Pathways. Este programa estará aceptando 12 estudiantes de grado 10 dentro de un grupo único donde tomarán cursos regulares de escuela secundaria en combinación con experiencia de internado, cursos a nivel universitario, y culminando con un proyecto Capstone con la organización Tech Foundry.

If you are interested in learning more information about this program, or interested in applying click HERE and fill out the Google Form.

To see an example of a Sample Student Schedule, click HERE.

To see an example of a Day in the Life of a Student, click HERE.

To see an article published about the program from MassLive, click HERE.

Picture of how program breaks down over 4 years. Robot

Photos from Tech Foundry in Springfield

For more information about the IT Pathways program, contact or email

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