Dr. Joan

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About Joan Arbisi Little

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 29 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 a Professor of Practice 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, Joan supports a diverse and creative teacher-led staff, who serve urban youth preparing for college and career. Joan is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities College of Design and the University of St. Thomas School of Education. joan@cpathmn.org

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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Back to School Barbecue

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It's that time of year again. See you at the Back to School Barbecue on Thursday, Aug 30th 5:30 to 7:30. — at Career Pathways, A Public Charter Secondary School. We always serve Veggie and Halal options.

AUG 5th ICE CREAM SOCIAL

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Sunday, August 5th from 2:30 to 4:30 meet teachers ~ see friends ~ eat treats For more information call 651-400-1781

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