ElevateEdAZ prepares Arizona students for college and career through stronger alignment between education, business, and the community.
ElevateEdAZ is focused on aligning education to workforce learning pathways with the needs of Arizona’s leading industries. Our primary objectives include increasing the number of students enrolled in and completing high-wage, high-demand career pathways, increasing student attainment of industry-recognized credentials and early post-secondary credit, providing more students with work-based learning experiences, and empowering educators to reimagine classroom learning through educator externships.
ElevateEdAZ is working to increase:
ElevateEdAZ High-Wage, High-Demand Pathways
Our program partners with schools and districts in the Greater Phoenix region, working closely with Career and Technical Education Programs focused on the following industry sectors:
- Architecture & Construction
- Business Management & Administration, & Marketing & Sales
- Engineering (STEM)
- Financial Services
- Health Sciences
- Information Technology & Cybersecurity
- Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
We invite you to view our 2022 Pathway Analysis for a glimpse at the data behind key occupations related to each industry sector.
It’s time to elevate education in Arizona!
According to the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity, Arizona is projected to add 721,689 jobs from 2020 to 2030, equating to more than three times the job growth for the U.S. The largest gains are anticipated in education, health services, professional and business services, construction, financial services, and manufacturing. It’s time to prepare Arizona students with the post-secondary education and credentials they need to thrive in our workforce!
ElevateEdAZ Partner Schools
ElevateEdAZ in Action
ElevateEdAZ is partnered with Phoenix Union High School District and Mesa Public Schools to pilot more impactful business engagement in local high schools. We anticipate expanding these strategic partnerships to additional schools in the coming years, reaching even more Arizona students.