Title

Six Conditions for Successful Career Academies

Campus

Gainesville

Publication date

2-2019

Publisher

Sage

Book or Journal Information

Phi Delta Kappan

Abstract

This article utilizes data collected during a year-long qualitative study of career academies in Southern California to identify six conditions necessary for establishing and maintaining an impactful career academy. As such, the article serves two functions: 1) as an informational resource for potential stakeholders who might be interested in developing and sustaining a career academy and 2) as a cautionary essay about the conditions that can inhibit the viability of career academies in the United States.

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Six Conditions for Successful Career Academies

This article utilizes data collected during a year-long qualitative study of career academies in Southern California to identify six conditions necessary for establishing and maintaining an impactful career academy. As such, the article serves two functions: 1) as an informational resource for potential stakeholders who might be interested in developing and sustaining a career academy and 2) as a cautionary essay about the conditions that can inhibit the viability of career academies in the United States.