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Linked Learning Pathways

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What is Linked Learning?

Linked Learning provides career technical courses integrated with rigorous academics, and combines career-based learning and real-world experiences to make daily learning relevant. Geared for high school students, career oriented pathways such as engineering, health care, law and social justice, and business expose students to possible college and career opportunities while addressing employer needs.

Four Principles of Linked Learning

  • Rigorous Academics
  • Career Technical Education (CTE)
  • Work-based Learning
  • Integrated Students' Supports

The Structure of Linked Learning Pathways​

  • A clear Vision, Mission, and Outcomes
  • A Four-Year Program of Study
  • Three Courses Linked with a central theme (Career Technical Education, English, and Science/Social Studies)
  • Integrated interdiciplinary projects through Project-Based Learning with Industry Business Partners

The Benefits of Being in a Pathway

  • Skills learned will not only be used for education based careers
  • The skills developed will help you succeed in your professional and educational career.
  • Hands-on learning will bring relevance to what is being taught in the classroom.
  • You will develop "soft-skills" that employers are looking for from potential employees.
  • Networking with powerful community partners.
  • Job shadowing
  • Work experience
  • Earn college credits throught Dual Enrollment with State Center Community College District
  • Opportunity to earn industry certifications related to your pathway

​​Linked Learning Pathways at McLane High

​​​​​​Linked Learning Pathway Enrollment
  • Pathway Enrollment is based on CTE Elective Enrollment Choice
  • All Pathways has an Open Enrollment policy open to all students


Monorith Arun
Coordinator II, College & Career Readiness
Tel: (559) 248-5635

Educational Careers, Finance & Entrepreneurship, and Medical Education & Research 
 are Silver Certified by Linked Learning Alliance
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The Medical Education & Research Academy is Certified by the National Academy Foundation
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