Alamo Academies

Providing a Fast Path from High School to High-Tech Careers

Model Summary

Alamo Academies, through mentorship, skill building and more, provides high school students with a pathway into advanced manufacturing careers.

Program graduates earn high school and college credit, obtain industry-approved certifications and participate in an eight-week paid summer internship.

Key Elements of the Model

  • Industry-recognized credentials
  • Mentorship
  • Self-confidence
  • Career path exploration through a hands-on paid internship
  • Pathway to a career in high-tech science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) industries
  • College certificate 30-plus credit hours toward an associate/bachelor’s degree
  • Opportunities to enhance skills through on-the-job training/apprenticeships