The IB Career-related Programme (CP) is a framework of international education that incorporates the values of IB programming while addressing the needs of students engaged in career-related education.
The CP at Fridley High School is for students who wish to engage in career-related learning to prepare themselves to enter post-secondary studies and/or training in their chosen career field, or to enter the workforce directly after high school. Students participating in the CP at Fridley will gain the knowledge required to obtain industry-recognized certifications while in high school.
Students at FHS may participate in any or all components of the IB CP. The program framework consists of:
completion of courses in one of the CP Career Pathways
participation in at least 2 Diploma Programme (DP) courses and exams
completion of the core of the CP: a course in Personal and Professional Skills, and participation in Service Learning, Language Development, and completion of a Reflective Project.
International Baccalaureate CP Pathways offered at Fridley High School include:
Health Career Pathway - EMR/EMT. Students can become certified with:
Healthcare provider-level CPR
and AED training
EMR Certification (State of Minnesota)
EMT Certification (nationally recognized)
IT Career Pathway - A+ Software and Hardware & Intro to Computer Programming.
Students can earn CompTIA A+ Certification
Fridley High School received authorization from the International Baccalaureate Organization to offer the Career-related Programme in 2016.
Secondary students in hybrid model to transition to full-time distance learning Nov. 5
Fridley Public Schools' middle school, high school and ALC students in the hybrid learning model will transition to full-time distance learning on November 5. Elementary school students will remain in the hybrid and distance learning models they are currently in. Click here for more information.