Our inclusion strategy is informed by the work of Policy Link which aspires to these outcomes:
Erie's Public Schools Adult Education Program Tech After Hours focus is to fulfill education, instructional, and support services for the Erie Community to earn industry credentials in the focused fields of training and high school diploma program.
Training Includes the fields of welding, machinist, construction trades and health careers. The programs are designed as a path to industry-recognized certifications in the health careers, construction trades, welding and machining fields.
Tooling-U, OSHA 10, resume/portfolio and soft skill development are part of each program. Individualized training programs can be designed based on an employer's needs related to a particular O-NET code or defined by the employer for their employment requirements.
Erie features a robust and vibrant network of Community Centers. The community centers offer a wide range of services including housing assistance, after school programs, childcare, financial empowerment training, adult learning, workforce training, and more.
The Centers include:
Working together in a collaborative manner, the Community Center's have recently created the Minority Community Investment Coalition – aimed at better coordinating services, and speaking as one voice as they seek more financial resources.
The Eagle's Nest Leadership Corporation, a recognized 501 c(3) non-profit organization, is a think tank of community leaders dedicated to the dynamics of vision, educational initiatives, career development, and community civility.
The Eagle's Nest Leadership Corporation is a collaborative effort from a multitude of solutions. The program instills hope for a future by providing a concrete plan for a pathway to a career (not a job), it stimulates the economy, it transforms the mind for life-readiness instead of the "just getting by" mentality, it improves education and financial literacy, and partners with major corporate institutions who are investing in the lives of our youth because of the reality of their potential and the potential of the programs.
The assignment of the Eagle's Nest African-American Boys Academy, an institution dedicated to the intellectual stimulation of elementary-age boys, is to introduce and reinforce the values of citizenship, self-esteem, self-determination, and honor by exploring African-American culture through historical and contemporary analysis.
School of Financial Literacy
Provides a robust, multi-faceted program designed to give students the tools and resources needed to obtain personal financial success after high school. At the end of the program, each student will receive a monetary scholarship to invest in a savings account.
Here's some quick facts about the public schools of Erie.