Photo Caption: The Berry Career Center offers students several half day programs designed to prepare them for post-secondary education and success in the workplace.
During the month of March, students in the Dearborn Public Schools are invited to enroll in the Career & Technical Education programs for the 2017-2018 School year. These half-day (1-2-3rd hour or 4-5-6th hour) programs are available to all 10th-12th grade students enrolled in the Dearborn Public Schools.
Current programs include: Health Sciences, Culinary Arts, Design & Information Technology and a new Business program (The Dearborn Business Academy at MBCC—allowing students to complete the Accounting, Marketing and Business Management curriculums in an integrated and comprehensive program).
The programs are free and bus transportation from the student’s home high school is provided. All programs offer in-depth and hands-on training designed to prepare the student for success in college and their chosen career. In addition to academic training, student will have the opportunity to participate in workplace-based training through field trips, job shadows and other “on-site” opportunities. They will also have access to student leadership and competition opportunities through BPA, DECA, HOSA or SkillsUSA.
Students and parents interested in the programs have four opportunities to learn more about the facility, staff and course offerings.
1) MBCC staff are currently visiting all three high schools and making presentations to students about their options at MBCC next year.
2) There is even more information about the programs available on the MBCC website: http://berry.dearbornschools.org.
3) The building will be open to the public during Parent-Teacher conferences on March 23, 2017. MBCC staff and students will be available to offer guided tours and discuss what the MBCC experience if like.
4) MBCC is offering 1/2 day trips to the campus for students to tour the facility. Space is limited to 50 students each session (AM or PM). Sign-up sheets and permission slips are available from the student’s counselor.