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Agriculture Career Readiness Certificate Pathway for the 21st Century

About Us:

The Agricultural Career Readiness Skills for the 21st Century (ACRS21) Certificate Pathway is a four-year program funded by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture within the United States Department of Agriculture. The program will utilize existing resources to:

  • Create a transferrable certificated pathway uniting high school, community colleges, and
    universities in the development of soft skills and career readiness training. 
  • ACRS21 will improve employability of underrepresented students through development of
    a sequenced, vertically aligned soft skills and career readiness pathway based on experiential
    learning activities. 
  • To learn more about our program please click here.

Mission Statement: 

ACRS21 is a certificate pathway that brings together industry professionals, agriculture educators, and the community to boldly prepare successful students to become future industry leaders through real-world experiences, soft skills development, and career readiness for the 21st century.

Slogan:  "Cultivate your pathway"

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