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Founded in 2013, Professional Pathways High School is an NYC DOE transfer school dedicated to educating and motivating students in an alternative setting through a personalized approach to learning and development.   The school’s mission is to support the academic and social needs of students through strong partnerships between all members of the school community, re-engaging students academically through hands-on learning with an emphasis on post-secondary readiness and literacy,  and building college/career readiness through computer literacy and career exposure. We will ensure that each student graduates with clearly articulated goals and a plan for post-secondary success.
                      
In collaboration with CAMBA, a community-based organization,  all members of the school community work together to create a school culture built on supporting students emotionally, socially, and academically. Our school serves students who are currently at a disadvantage for post-secondary life because they have fallen behind in high school.  We cannot expect that providing students with an environment similar to the one that they are leaving is going to create different results.   Therefore, Professional Pathways develops more than a student’s academic foundation; each student gains technical and career competencies that place them at an advantage for post-secondary success. Professional Pathways also builds on the existing strengths and skills of students and helps them navigate the personal and social obstacles that impact their lives. Through exposure to multiple job sectors, students learn about the world of work and may use these experiences to explore sectors deeper through internships, job shadows, and college and trade school visits.  This serves our students in two critical ways: 1. they are more likely to stay engaged and finish their diploma when they see the connection between earning a diploma and their future; 2. we are offering more than a diploma - we are preparing students for college and careers. Through our work, students graduate with the academic and professional skills necessary to identify and achieve their personal vision.
 

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Back to School 2020-2021

Important Dates & Information

As per the Mayor's most recent announcement, all student's will engage in fully remote instructions until September 30th. Students in blended learning (combination of in-person and remote) will begin to report to school on October 1st depending on their in-person schedule.
New York City Department of Education, Chancellor Richard A. Carranza

Return to School 2020 - 2021

Families have the option of choosing to have their child attend school solely through remote learning or blended learning. Click Return to School 2020-2021 above for more information.
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News Stories

Reopening update letter to families from Chancellor Richard Carranza.

Upcoming Events

Cohort B

Time: 9:30 AM – 2 PM
Location: PPHS