Through the public media initiative American Graduate: Getting To Work, Idaho Public Television is working with our partners to highlight Idaho’s educational pathways to high-demand, skilled jobs that offer a good wage without the expense of a four-year degree.
West Ada Career and Technical Education
With 17 Career and Technical Education schools to choose from throughout Idaho, you're sure to find a new skill that will spark your passions. Meet Cristina Barroso, who explored a variety of new technical skills and discovered a love for welding that's shaping her future.
Meriwether Cider: Putting The GI Bill To Work
See how a small cider company met its workforce needs through the use of the GI Bill and the VA Apprenticeship Program.
CWI Western States
A good career path often starts in high school. Meet Jeremy Perkins, who is making the most of his education as he works to become a Western States Caterpillar Technician through training at KTEC and the CWI Western States CAT Tech Program.
KTEC Welding Program
Metalworkers build the backbone of our country. At KTEC in northern Idaho, we discovered it is a trade taught well.
American Graduate Electrical Apprenticeship
In Pocatello we learn how the JATC apprenticeship trains electrical technicians of the future through classroom and real-world experience.
Clark Fork High School
In the small town of Clark Fork, Idaho, we discovered Career and Technical Education is as vital a part of student development as science, English, and math.
Samantha Spencer, DTEC Collision Repair Student
Meet Samantha Spencer, a Kuna High School student whose creative interests led her to explore auto body collision repair at Dennis Technical Education Center in Boise.
Mountain View High School Broadcast Technology
In this video about the Broadcast Technology Program at Mountain View High School, we learn from senior Justin Buss and instructor Michael Gartner that developing new skill sets and learning professional practices can build strong relationships.
FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Applying may be easier than you think. This 90-second PSA provides information on FAFSA, its deadlines, and how to apply. The video features college and career coordinator Kathy Purin of Kuna High School. To learn more go to FAFSA.gov.
Paul Danenberg Apprenticeship
Explore the value of apprenticeships in this short profile of auto technician Paul Danenberg, who graduated from the College of Southern Idaho and began his career with Dennis Dillon GMC in Boise. Learn more about apprenticeships for your career or business.
Advancing Education and Career Readiness
Idaho Public Television is strengthening its commitment to education throughout the state with "American Graduate: Getting To Work," a public media initiative from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to illuminate pathways to post-secondary education and career placement.
Obstacles and Options: Building Paths Beyond High School
A town hall discussion hosted by Kevin Richert and Idaho Ed News with a panel of students, teachers, and policy makers discussing the challenges and opportunities facing students and young adults seeking post-secondary education and career placement.