Center for Advanced Professional Studies

What is CAPS?

Francis Howell School District Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) is a real-world business immersion program for high school juniors and seniors to provide invaluable hands-on experience and insights to guide their future studies and careers.

FHSD, in partnership with local businesses and communities, seeks to provide students post-secondary options aligned to their passions and strengths. In the CAPS program, students fast forward into their future and are immersed in a professional culture, solving real-world problems, using industry tools and are mentored by real employers.

Watch the video below to learn more about FHSD CAPS.


 

Student Benefits

Career exploration
Solve real-world problems
Work with mentors
Use industry tools
Job shadowing
Internships
Earn high school credits (1.5 elective credits)

Class Times:
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 - 2:30 PM

Class Location:
TBD

Four students gather around a laptop while working on a CAPS project.  



Enrollment Requirements

1. Be a junior or senior for the 2017-18 school year.
2. Be capable of providing transportation to FHSD CAPS satellite site.
3. Complete the online application.


Business Partners

Business partners are any company or organization that provides mentors, speakers, real-world projects, guest instructors, curriculum input and/or is an investor to the program.

Interested in becoming a business partner? Find out how you can collaborate with the FHSD CAPS Program by viewing this informational CAPS brochure.

 

Please contact John Omoresemi with further questions and information.

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