Regional Career Pathways in Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Regional Career Pathways (RCP) approach provides high school students career pathways that reflect local region needs with employers, education, and economic and workforce development.
RCP allows students to participate and complete a pathway by:
taking a sequence of aligned courses
earning industry-recognized credentials
enrolling in dual college credit courses
participate in career and work-based learning
accessing Career and Technical Education (CTE) organizations
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
The Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Career Cluster focuses on the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products/resources.
Architecture & Construction
Architecture and construction are among the fastest-growing industries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Students on this pathway can expect a career that includes designing or building buildings, engineering highways and utility systems, or surveying and diving land for use.
Business Management & Administration
Students who follow a business administration pathway could enjoy careers in management, marketing, or finance. The future of business is ever-growing. From small start-ups to massive corporations, the possibilities within the business administration pathway are endless.
Education & Training
The Education & Training career cluster is focused on planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.
The healthcare field is growing as the population continues to live longer and needs more assistance. Demand for healthcare employees is vast in every sector in the industry.
Manufacturing takes raw materials and transforms them into goods that are useful for a consumer. Today, advanced manufacturing technologies allow for cleaner, more robotic technology to improve products and processes.