Lincoln County Center for Advanced Professional Studies
Empower students to discover their mission.
To immerse Lincoln County high school students in professional environments through an engaging curriculum that is driven by passionate industry leaders and delivered by visionary instructors, providing students with invaluable experiences and insights to guide their future studies and careers. CAPS graduates will have highly developed professional skills and a competitive advantage in post-secondary endeavors.
The five key guiding principles that unite, define, and guide the CAPS network experience:
1. Profession-based Learning
Instructors develop real-world, project-based learning strategies through collaborations with business and community partners. These interactions enhance the learning experience, preparing students for college and career.
CAPS supports high-skill, high-demand careers through ongoing innovation in curriculum development, programs, and services based on local business and community needs.
3. Self-Discovery and Exploration
Students realize their strengths and passions by exploring and experiencing potential professions. This allows them to make informed decisions about their future while learning to exhibit leadership.
4. Professional Skills Development
Unique experiences allow students to cultivate transformative professional skills such as understanding expectations, time management, and other essential business values. These skills are critical to providing students a competitive advantage in their post-secondary education and professional careers.
5. Entrepreneurial Mindset
Instructors create an environment where creative thinking and problem solving is encouraged. An innovative culture is a key to fostering entrepreneurial learning and design thinking.