PACE creates meaningful ways for students, our future workforce, to engage with employers and community partners. Partners are essential to the success of PACE and there are many ways to engage and support the students. PACE was created over a period of two years through a collective-impact model of more than 100 individuals, 40 organizations, and 75 employer partners.
- Getting youth excited about potential occupational or career opportunities
- Preparing the next generation of workers before they graduate
- Streamlining career support efforts already underway
- A quality framework for engaging with youth in experiences that are equitable, experiential, accessible, and connective
- Facilitating experiences where everyone is prepared, accountable, and respectful
- Access to a new talent pipeline
- Giving back to the community
Partner with PACE!
- Volunteer for events
- Share events your organization is hosting
- Create work-based learning experiences
- Engage with the district to provide sysytem supports
ONSITE AND OFFSITE SHORT-TERM: career camps, career library content, capstone projects, classroom and virtual sessions, career-focused competitions, informational interviews, financial literacy, preparing for employability sessions, site tours.
RELATIONSHIP BASED: coaching, mentorship.
WORK- AND CAREER-BASED LEARNING: apprenticeships, community service hosts, internships, job placements, job shadowing, summer jobs.
SYSTEM SUPPORTS: educator externships and professional workshops, advisory roles.
ACE Mentoring ProgramAdvanced Technology Academy @ Cuyahoga Community CollegeAerozone AllianceBellaire Puritas Development CorporationBridgePort Group, LLCCargill, Inc.Center for Arts-Inspired LearningCertus HealthcareCity of ClevelandCity YearCleveland BuildsCleveland ClinicCleveland FoundationCleveland Leadership CenterCleveland Metropolitan School DistrictCleveland State University College of Education and Human ServicesCleveland Water DivisionCleveland Water Pollution ControlCleveland-CliffsCollege Now Greater ClevelandComponent Repair TechnologiesConstruction Employers AssociationCustom Rubber Corp.Cuyahoga Community CollegeDelaware North (Progressive Field)Dominion East OhioDriftwood Restaurant and Catering GroupEffective Leadership AcademyFBI ClevelandFives North American CombustionForging Industry Association & Forging Industry Educational and Research FoundationFriends of Max Hayes High SchoolGiant Eagle SupermarketsGrayter ClevelandGreat Lakes Science CenterGreater Cleveland PartnershipGreater Cleveland Regional Transit AuthoritygrowU / Prep SchoolHatzel and Buehler, Inc.HHW OhioHillcrest FoodsHose MasterHylandJergens, IncJunior Achievement of Greater ClevelandK&DKent State Geauga and Twinsburg Academic CenterKeyBankKowalski Heat TreatingLevin Group, Inc.Lincoln ElectricMAGNETManufacturing WorksMedical MutualMidtown Cleveland, Inc.MotogoNeoSTEMNexGen InteractiveOatey CompanyOCLI Trucking & Leadership CompanyOhio City Bicycle Co-opOhio Future Business Leaders of America - Phi Beta LambdaOhio Savings Bank, A Division of New York Community BankOhioGuidestonePandataPHASTARPNC BankPrairie Wind Group, LLcPull A PartReach Success Inc.Safe babies Court Team Cuyahoga CountyRockwell AutomationShape ClevelandSignature HealthSouthwest General Health CenterSwagelokTeamNEOTECH CORPSThe Aura InitiativeThe Chas. E. Phipps CompanyThe Federal Reserve Bank of ClevelandThe Lubrizol CorporationThe MetroHealth SystemThe Ohio State Highway PatrolThe Sherwin-Williams CompanyThe Whiting-Turner Contracting CompanyTurner Construction CompanyUbiquitous Design, LTDUniversity Circle IncUniversity HospitalsValues-in-Action FoundationVerizonWorkforce Connect Sector Partnerships:Workforce Connect Sector Partnership - HealthcareWorkforce Connect Sector Partnership - Information TechnologyWorkforce Connect Sector Partnership - ManufacturingYoung Entrepreneur Institute at University SchoolYouth Opportunities Unlimited
Have a PACE Question? Email us at PACE@ClevelandMetroSchools.org