- Educational initiative to prepare students for high skilled/high wage careers that require technical skills
- Programs of study linking high school and college
- PCCS students begin their training in the 11th grade and continue the pathway to an associate’s degree or higher
2 years High School
+ 2 years education at Lake Land College
= An Associate’s Degree
+ 2 (optional) more years of education at a 4 year university
= A Bachelor’s Degree
What Pathways are available? Click here to find out!
Why should you choose the Partnerships Pathway?
- Nearly 80% of jobs require education beyond high school *
- Majority of jobs will require technical education
- Many of the ten fastest growing occupations entry level positions require an Associate’s Degree. **
- PCCS students get a head start on college because of formal links between high school and college
- Earn while you learn – skills learned in high school can be used for part time work while attending school
- Time and Money saved
- Earn college credit in high school
- Eligible for proficiency testing to waive college courses
- Preferred admission in some competitive college programs
How do I access the Partnerships Pathway?
- Talk to your high school Guidance Counselor about your career plans to see if the PCCS pathway is included.
- Check Programs of Study on this website to see what classes are needed to prepare for your college career.
- Submit your PCCS Certificate to Lake Land College Perkins Office for program eligibility and evaluation.
- Perkins/PCCS office will contact you regarding your eligibility for proficiency for waived courses.
- Upon graduation, have your counselor submit your final transcript to Lake Land College Perkins/PCCS office for final evaluation.
To find out more about Partnerships for College and Career Success, contact your school counselor or contact the Lake Land College Perkins Office:
Associate Vice President for Instruction