Dr. Joan

/Joan Arbisi Little

About Joan Arbisi Little

Dr. Joan Arbisi Little surrounds herself with art, children and civic work. After careers in graphic design and small business, Joan became an educator to pursue her love of teaching and learning. Her career as an educator spans 27 years as a teacher, program director, and administrator in district, charter and private schools. She is licensed by the state of Minnesota as a K-12 administrator and K-6 Teacher. She has experience teaching inventing and science fair at the elementary and middle school levels, and change leadership at the graduate level. As an educator, Joan promotes experiential and project based learning, and assessments that include portfolio, standard-based, qualitative and narrative methodology. An experienced project manager and evaluator, Joan provides technical support to urban and outstate business and community leaders. Joan is an adjunct faculty member at Concordia University St. Paul in the principal and superintendent licensure program where she serves on dissertation committees for Concordia’s Doctorate of Education candidates. As the executive director at Career Pathways public charter secondary school in St. Paul, Joan supports a diverse and creative teacher-led staff, currently serving primarily African immigrant and first generation African American students. Please contact Dr. Joan for more information joan@cpathmn.org

Experiential Learning at the State Capitol

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Students walked and rode the city bus to visit the Minnesota State Capitol. The tour included a trip to the roof!

Art Elective

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Every month students choose a new elective. Art, Science Projects, Basketball, College and Career, and Study Hall are the options this month.

Different and Innovative Forms of Teaching Methods

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On May 9, 2019 we were recognized for our personalized teaching methods by the Minnesota Association of Charter Schools.

Personalized Learning

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Career Pathways included in three year partnership to create student centered learning environments.  

Student Council end of semester dance – Great idea!

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Enrolling students for 2019 in grades 6 to 10.

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Visit our table at the St. Paul Charter School Fair. We offer students unique experiences that build their future career and work readiness by facilitating internships, dual credit and college coursework. We meet students where they are and build a personalized program that keeps them focused, learning, and in school. We are open to all

Recruiting for 2019: Fun Electives, Small Classes, Personalized Learning and Graduation Plans

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At Career Pathways we work hard to #stophatespeechbeforeitstarts

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Meeting Author Nnedi Okorafor

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Meet Ms Glow and Ms Luna’s MS Advisory ~ Fall 2018

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