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Model Program

Academy of Finance - St. Paul

By utilizing community partnerships, Saint Paul Public Schools has designed a CTE Rigorous Program of Study in the Business Pathway at Como Park Senior High, allowing students to not only earn a National Academy Foundation Certificate in the Academy of Finance, but also work towards completing a Saint Paul College Business Certificate prior to graduation.

Postsecondary Partner:

St. Paul College

High School Partner:

Como Park High School, St. Paul

Student Eligibility:

Any 8th grader interested in a business focused high school education.

Faculty Credentialing and/or Teacher Licensure Requirements which support this program:

Business, Social Studies and English

Type of Program:

•  Career & Technical Education (CTE)
•  Concurrent Enrollment

Grade Level(s) Served:

9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

For more information, visite the Academy of Finance page on Como Park High School's website.

Postsecondary Contacts:

Kathy Kittel | 651-744-1312
Kara Galvin | 651-846-1722

High School Contacts:

Kristine Somerville | 763-433-4001
Alyssa Zemple | 763-433-4031

Program Components:

•  Postsecondary credits can be earned through this program
•  Work Based Learning
•  Internships
•  Classes taught by high school teachers
•  Classes taught by college personnel

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