College & Career Pathways

About CCP

College & Career PTECH Pathways is a new model for Amsterdam High School that connects student learning to college and career readiness.

Students are instructed in an innovative new way through project-based learning. In CCP, students take the lead role in their learning, choosing pathways to their careers and may have the opportunity to take college-level, credit-bearing courses.

Administration, teachers, and support staff work closely with students and regularly communicate with parents to ensure academic and social growth and achievement.

Programs available

Cyber Security PTECH

Interested in ROTC, national security or computer systems? With this six-year program, participating students will have the opportunity to acquire a Computer Networking and Cyber Security Associate’s Degree at no cost; they will complete the program in college after graduating from high school and will continue to receive District support at FMCC.

Education & Human Services
Pathways

Geared toward students with an interest in social work, teaching, counseling, therapy, working with children or Psychology. Participants will graduate high school with work-based learning experiences and the potential to earn college credits. During their Junior year, students will get hands-on experience working with preschool students on campus or can choose to participate in the Careers in Education Pathway at the Career and Tech Center at HFM BOCES.

Smart Scholars

First-generation college students of the accelerated Smart Scholars program will graduate with liberal studies credits. There are grant-specific entry requirements and a separate application.

See your counselor for more information.

Fine Arts

For students interested in Marching Band, theater, art or music. Participants will graduate high school with work-based learning experiences and the potential to earn college credits. During Junior year, students can choose to stay on AHS campus or can choose to participate in the Digital Multimedia Pathway at the Career and Tech Center at HFM BOCES, or attend the Entertainment tech Pathway at Mohonasen Center for Advanced Technology. Internships will be available.