TAWS

TranZed Academy for Working Students

The TranZed Academy for Working Students offers MCPS seniors who have paying jobs a path toward career and college through a combination of flexible academic schedules, career coaching, and career preparation.

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HOW TAWS WORKS FOR WORKING STUDENTS

Adjust Schedules

Enables working students to adjust academic schedule to fit around work obligations while staying on the path to graduation.

Mentorship

Mentorship from Career Coaches who work with students throughout the calendar year helping them solve academic and career problems.

Post-Graduation Planning

Post-graduation planning to help TAWS students enter income boosting registered apprenticeships and college programs.

 

Career Prospects

Enhanced career prospects built through career coaching and opportunity for dual enrollment to earn college credits

 

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 Tranzed Academy for Working Students

HOW TAWS WORKS WITH SCHOOLS

Builds Connections

Builds connections with employers, helping to hone in on the exact skills and experience businesses want and need

Individualized Plans

Individualized Career Plans (ICP) keep students on track toward career and college, boosting graduation rates and improving stats on postgrad success

Streamlines

TAWS manages schedule, attendance, grades, SIS & transcript, streamlining the relationship between school, student & employer

Supported

Opportunity for schools to be part of an innovative movement supported by local, state and national leadership without internal risk

FOR RISING SENIORS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Eligible students must be on-track to graduate and have a paying job.

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