K-64 is turning education inside out by directly connecting local students with a world of opportunities. From learning in technology-rich environments to experiencing local and global employment possibilities, K-64 actively engages students of all ages in preparing for viable and sustainable careers throughout their lifetime.
Education. Business. Government. Together.
Connecting every student with the technology he or she needs to optimize learning inside and outside the classroom.
Character & Soft Skills Development
Teaching critical soft skills, such as goal setting, interpersonal communication and team building, to ensure students are well prepared to engage in work and in life.
Tech Savvy Educators
Continually equipping teachers with the knowledge and skills needed to incorporate leading-edge technologies into lesson plans and classroom environments.
Facilitating job shadowing, internships, co-ops, work-study programs and apprenticeships to connect students with global career opportunities and local employers.
Cultivating collaborative partnerships with businesses to invest in the development of a we/I-prepared and highly engaged workforce of tomorrow.
Ensuring access to relevant educational services and training opportunities to help adults develop nimble skill sets and assure career longevity.
The K-64 Approach
K-64 is managed by Catawba Valley Community College in collaboration with local businesses, community partners, Catawba County Schools, Hickory Public Schools, Newton-Conover City Schools, Catawba County Government, Catawba Economic Development Corporation, and the Catawba County Chamber. The initiative is overseen by a commissioner-appointed, 12-member board of directors that works to :
Check out the new K-64 website to find out more.
You can also learn more details about K-64 by visiting the Catawba County, North Carolina website. There you will find meeting minutes, agendas, partnerships, strategic plan, news and more.
To make your tax-deductible donation via major credit or debit card, please visit http://www.cvcc.edu/Apps/Foundation-Donation.cfm, select “K64” from the pull down box. To donate by phone or mail your donation, please call the CVCC Foundation office at (828) 327-7000 ext. 4288.
For more information contact,
Chris Reese, Director, Work Based Learning and K64
(828) 327-7000, ext. 4635
This website content is credit to Catawba County North Carolina Strategic Plan. http://www.catawbacountync.gov/strategic-plan/