CAST Schools

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Our CAST Schools Mission

Reinvent schooling to maximize opportunities for students while preparing them for college AND careers.

What makes CAST different?

  • Students select a school based on interest, set personal goals and co-create their school experience, informed by industry professionals and other partners.
  • Young people tackle real-world problems with input from employers and alongside mentors from the field.
  • Academics are integrated with career and technical education in a curriculum that combines project-based, personalized, and work-based learning.
  • A focus on projects, research, labs, and experiences in the workplace and local community frees teachers to act as coaches and mentors.
  • Students want to be makers and doers, and will thrive in a hands-on setting informed by student voice and choice.

CAST Schools Board of Trustees

Lisa Lewis

Dr. Shari Albright

Katie Chain

Rene Dominguez

Erik Ford

Erik Nieves

Dr. Lyssa Ochoa

Jeanne Russell


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