Stride Career Prep

Students at Destinations Career Academy of Wisconsin gain exposure to relevant technical and specialty trade skills through Stride Career Prep courses built around four career fields, allowing them to explore occupations of interest. These engaging, content-rich courses expand the traditional education experience and maximize a student's ability to succeed in the community and workforce. Successful completion of these courses may help students prepare for industry certification tests after graduation.*

Courses are based on the knowledge and skills required for each career pathway in the following fields:

  • Business: Careers in finance, marketing, and planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. Learn more about Business.
  • Health and Human Services: Careers in planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, and support services. Learn more about Health and Human Services.
  • Information Technology (IT): Building linkages in IT occupations for entry level, technical, and professional careers related to the design, development, support, and management of hardware, software, multimedia, and systems integration services. Learn more about Information Technology.
  • Manufacturing and the Trades: The Destinations Career Academy of Wisconsin offers an exclusive Heavy Machine Operations Pre-Apprenticeship in partnership with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 and Fox Valley Technical College. Learn more about the Heavy Machine Operations Pre-Apprenticeship.

Job Shadow Week

Schools powered by Stride K12 teamed up with businesses across the nation to give students the opportunity to explore different career fields while discovering their passions. Watch as our students experience Job Shadow Week.

*Many Microsoft®️ Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who participate in the program for at least two years will have further preparation for certification testing.