College and Career Planning
Distance Learning Platform
The Academy is equipped to provide distance learning opportunities
for students through the Georgia Virtual School and through our
Google Classrooms for each course. Teachers have the ability to
build flipped classrooms where instruction takes place on-line and
the practice/hands-on activities are done in the labs or classrooms.
Click here to learn more about Georgia Virtual School.
The Sims Academy of Innovation and Technology will host the Sims Entrepreneurship and Excellence Development (S.E.E.D.) Program. The S.E.E.D. Program will support the creation of student businesses, some of which will earn the right to utilize one of two(2) student enterprise spaces in the main lobby of our facility.
The Program will teach students free-enterprise fundamentals including developing, presenting and implementing a workable business plan. While students are encouraged to develop plans for profitable businesses, they are also urged to consider what they're most passionate about and create a business idea out of that passion. All Sims students will learn about different types of businesses and the many aspects of running a business. However, the goal of the S.E.E.D. Program is to help take a students' interest in owning their own business to the next level.
Not only will this program help in the economic development of Barrow County, it will also create value to employers; our associates will leave Sims "thinking like an owner."
To apply for the S.E.E.D. Program, complete the attached application and email it to:
Did You Know…
You Can Earn High School Credit While Working At A Job?
YOUTH APPRENTICESHIP is a work-based program available to 11th and 12th grade students.
If you have taken a course related to your career goal and want to get real world experience in that career area, then Youth Apprenticeship may be for you. In Youth Apprenticeship you are able to use the knowledge and skills gained in the classroom at a job site.
Yes, instead of learning at school, you are learning on-the-job!!!
What will you do in Youth Apprenticeship?
√Work at a job site as part of your school day
√Gain skills in a chosen career area
√Develop professional relationships
√Make contacts with future employers
√Develop a career portfolio (resume, sample letter of application, etc.)
√Make decisions about future education and training
What job opportunities are available to participating students?
Job opportunities include but are not limited to: Health/Medical, Business/Office, Drafting, Welding, Engineering, Computer Repair, Graphic Design, Public Safety, Construction, Auto Repair, Culinary Arts, Veterinary Medicine, Landscaping, Law, Agri-Business, Marketing, Education, Banking/Finance, and more.
**Students work in paid internships or apprenticeships, co-ops, or unpaid internships.**
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