Known for its academic rigor—many of the participating sites offer college credit for the course—and hands-on activities, Ford PAS is also renowned for its adaptability. High schools around the country have developed creative and challenging courses with the curriculum modules all in hopes of setting the stage for their students’ advancement to higher education.
Educators hoping to prepare young people for contemporary workplaces have always struggled with the challenge of a moving target. And the target is moving increasingly faster—thanks to the impact technology is having on nearly every career.
Faced with the challenge of designing a program that would bring current business issues into the high school classroom, a team of EDC curriculum writers and researchers began their work in an assembly plant.