PITTSBURGH – Allegheny County, the City of Pittsburgh and Partner4Work today announced that Communities In Schools, Pittsburgh – Allegheny County (CISPAC) was selected as an approved program provider for 2019 Learn & Earn Summer Youth Employment Program. 

Now it its fifth year, Learn & Earn annually connects nearly 2,000 youth and young adults, ages 14 through 21 in Allegheny County and Pittsburgh with summer jobs and work-readiness training. The 6-week programs take a variety of shapes but all focus on offering students the opportunity to explore high-demand sectors of work in the Pittsburgh region. 

CISPAC will offer two programs: Introduction to the Pittsburgh Job Market for rising 9th and 10th graders will explore demand careers, receive academic support, work-readiness training, design and execute a community service project. Path to the Trades for ages 17-21 will offer career exposure, soft skills training, testing support, vocational matching and academic remediation for admittance into an industrial arts pre-apprentice or internship. 

CISPAC has been a leader in supporting student success for more than 30 years. We work in the schools, day-to-day, to help youth achieve academically and collaboratively in the community building industry pipelines that will help students succeed in life. 

We offer customized strategic solutions, school-based program and student intervention services, full implementation strategies and, ongoing support consulting services. For more information, please contact us: 412-361-4945 or bclement@cispac.org.