Schools That Can builds an education to employment pathway that closes the opportunity and skills gap.


Schools That Can is a national not-for-profit network of K-12 schools in multiple cities, focused on providing culturally relevant career readiness programming that helps schools meet student needs. Our 3-year, 125 hour curriculum programming enables students to develop hard skills, soft skills, and confidence needed to be successful after high school.


Design Challenge

About Design Challenge

Design Challenge brings together teams of middle or high school students to engage in design thinking challenges to solve local community problems. Learn more.

Career Readiness

About Career Skills

Career Readiness is one-of-a-kind, 125 hour curriculum for 10th, 11th, and 12th graders designed to prepare students for the world of work. Learn more.

Thought Leadership

About Thought Leadership

Our Thought Leadership Series provides access to leading thinkers in the fields of education, workforce and equity through virtual conversations. Learn more. 


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Why an Education to Employment (e2e) Pathway®?

Urban Education Programs

At Schools That Can, we believe every student should have access to career-focused feedback and mentoring, exposure to a broader set of postsecondary success options, support in building a career portfolio with real-world value , and career development that centers youth. Why do we do this work?


of parents surveyed wish that more post-secondary options existed for their children, according to the Carnegie Corporation.


of parents and students say that finding a career passion is important, according to Advance CTE.


of parents say their young person faced one or more barriers to a preferred postsecondary pathway, according to the Carnegie Corporation.