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Ability to Benefit program guides high school dropouts to high-demand career areas
Officials from the College of Southern Nevada, the City of Las Vegas, Bank of America and many business and industry executives will gather at the Historic Westside School on Monday to celebrate a career training program designed to help those who have not completed their studies. the school obtains meaningful employment in manufacturing, health care, IT and financial services.
Media are invited to attend and learn more about the program and its expected impact on our community.
A donation to CSN from Bank of America will fund the initial six college credits to enable students to start the college’s Ability to Benefit Career Pathways program, helping to support economic diversification in Nevada and contributing to the social mobility and generational advancement of students. non-traditional post-secondary education.
The grant enables students pursuing high school equivalency degrees to earn college credit, leading to career paths in high-demand, skilled fields – and become eligible for essential federal financial assistance to enable them to continue their studies and eventually obtain university degrees.
What: Ability to benefit from the Career Pathways program
When: 2 p.m. Monday, November 8
Where: Historic Westside School, 330 West Washington Ave.