The Flexible Pathways Initiative, created by Act 77 of 2013 and found in statute under16 V.S.A. § 941, encourages and supports the creativity of school districts as they develop and expand high-quality educational experiences that are an integral part of secondary education in the evolving 21st-century classroom. Flexible pathways also promote opportunities for Vermont students to achieve postsecondary readiness through high-quality educational experiences that acknowledge individual goals, learning styles, and abilities; and increase the rates of secondary school completion and postsecondary continuation in Vermont. Flexible Pathways provides for:
Three competitive grant opportunities were awarded in April 2017 for the purpose of preparing students for post-secondary success through flexible pathways. Learn more about these Flexible Pathways projects.
Grant opportunity descriptions:
- Developing Work-Based Learning at the Secondary Level: Creating Authentic and Diverse Career Experiences for All Students
- Developing and Scaling Career Advisory: Career Pathways as Part of the Personalized Learning Planning Process
- Integrated Expanded learning Opportunities into Personalized Learning Plans and Flexible Pathways to Graduation