Silver Certified Pathways

Silver certification demonstrates that pathways have the core components of a high-quality Linked Learning pathway in place, serves as an important milestone in the journey towards quality and equity, and provides an opportunity for the community to recognize and celebrate pathway accomplishments. The pathways listed here have all been awarded Silver certification.

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Number of Pathways

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Number of Schools

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Number of Districts

Agriculture and Natural Resources Pathways

Agriculture and Natural Resources pathways integrate technical and academic skills to prepare students for a wide range of careers in agriculture, animal science and natural resources. These pathways prepare the next generation of agriculture leaders and stewards of our natural resources.

Oakland Unified School District
Environmental Science Academy, Oakland High School

Arts, Media, and Entertainment Pathways

Arts, Media, and Entertainment pathways support students interested in pursuing careers in digital media and the creative arts. These pathways ready students for careers in graphic design and jobs “in front of the camera” like acting, as well as “behind the scenes” roles including directing, technical theatre, and more.

Boston Public Schools
Media, Art, Design, and Entrepreneurship (MADE) for Social Justice, Brighton High School

Independent Charter
Digital Photography, Port of Los Angeles High School

Graphic Design, Port of Los Angeles High School

Performing Arts, Oakland School for the Arts

Video Production, Port of Los Angeles High School

Long Beach Unified School District
JMAC, Jordan High School

Specialized Academy of Computer Media, Arts and Animation, Cabrillo High School

Los Angeles Unified School District
Animation, School for the Visual Arts and Humanities, RFK Community Schools

Global Media Studies Magnet, Grover Cleveland Charter High School

Oakland Unified School District
Digital Media, Community Day School

Fashion Art and Design Academy, Oakland Technical High School

Media Academy, Fremont High School

Multimedia Communications Academy, Oakland International High School

Skyline Visual and Performing Arts Pathway, Skyline High School

Visual Arts Academy Magnet Program (VAAMP), Oakland High School

Building and Construction Trades Pathways

Building and Construction Trades pathways offer students relevant and challenging academic and career-related experiences in the construction sector. These pathways prepare students to lead in architecture, construction management, and innovative building technologies.

Oakland Unified School District
Architecture Academy, Fremont High School

Business and Finance Pathways

Business and Finance pathways introduce students to the basics of personal finance, develop techniques for making wise consumer decisions, master economic principles, and learn how businesses operate.


Los Angeles Unified School District
Responsible Indigenous Social Entrepreneurs, Augustus F. Hawkins High School

Oakland Unified School District
Entrepreneurial Leadership, Leadership Public Schools Oakland

San Bernardino City Unified School District
Business and Technology Pathway, San Andreas High School

Education, Child Development, and Family Services Pathways

Education, Child Development, and Family Services pathways prepare students to enter the workforce as highly skilled, passionate teachers, counselors, and service providers in their communities.


Oakland Unified School District
Education and Community Health Pathway, Skyline High School

Social Justice & Reform, Oakland High School

Social Justice and Education, Street Academy

San Bernardino City Unified School District
Teaching Academy, Arroyo Valley High School

Sanger Unified School District
Education and Child Development Pathway, Sanger High School

Energy, Environment, and Utilities Pathways

Energy, Environment, and Utilities pathways prepare students for training, employment, and/or postsecondary education in a variety of environmental industries. Students go on to lead work in green energy technology, environmental sciences, and conservation.


Oakland Unified School District
Green Energy Pathway, Skyline High School

Engineering and Architecture Pathways

Engineering and Architecture pathways combine rigorous core academics with highly relevant career-technical learning opportunities to prepare students for the full range of industry careers. Graduates of these pathways are prepared to enter postsecondary and workforce opportunities in architectural design, engineering technology, and more.

Lindsay Unified School District
Academy of Engineering Technology, Lindsay High School

Long Beach Unified School District
Cabrillo Engineering and Design, Cabrillo High School

California Academy of Mathematics and Science

Sato Academy of Math & Science

Oakland Unified School District
Engineering Academy, Oakland Technical High School

Engineering and Design, Madison Park Academy

PLTW Engineering, Oakland High School

Sustainable Urban Design Academy (SUDA), Castlemont High School

San Bernardino City Unified School District
PLTW Engineering, San Bernardino High School

Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation Pathways

Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation pathways prepare students for a wide array of careers in their communities through hands-on learning in fields like hotel management, tourism entrepreneurship, and more.

Oakland Unified School District
Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation, Ralph J. Bunche High School

Information and Communication Technologies Pathways

Information and Communication Technologies pathways prepare students for the digitalized workplace by equipping them with high demand, high wage skills and competencies that will make them leaders in their chosen careers. Graduates from these profiles go on to be leaders in information sciences, cybersecurity, computer engineering, and more.



Independent Charter
Computer Science and Design Innovation, East Bay Innovation Academy

Los Angeles Unified School District
STEAM, Theodore Roosevelt Senior High School

Oakland Unified School District
Coliseum College Prep Academy

Computer Academy, Oakland Technical High School

Computer Science and Technology Pathway, Skyline High School

Information Technology and Digital Media, Oakland Unity High School

Rudsdale Technology Pathway, Rudsdale Continuation School

Technology, Independent Study, Sojourner Truth

Health Science and Medical Technology Pathways

Health Science and Medical Technology pathways integrate real, relevant medical and health sciences content across disciplines to prepare students to enter a variety of healthcare fields. Students in Health Science and Medical Technology pathways go on to serve their communities as doctors, nurses, physicians assistants, and public health leaders.

Lindsay Unified School District
Academy Of Health Science, Lindsay High School

Los Angeles Unified School District
Patient Care, Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School

Oakland Unified School District
Community Health Equity Academy, Castlemont High School

Health Academy, Oakland Technical High School

Health and Fitness, Dewey Academy

Public & Community Health, ARISE High School

Rudsdale Newcomer Health Pathway, Rudsdale Continuation School

San Bernardino City Unified School District
Health Science Pathway, San Andreas High School

Manufacturing and Product Development Pathways

Manufacturing and Product Development pathways prepare students for a wide range of college and career opportunities in product innovation, design, and manufacturing.


Oakland Unified School District
Design for Social Change, Aspire Lionel Wilson College Preparatory Academy

Lighthouse Product Innovation & Design Pathway, Lighthouse Community Charter High School

Marketing, Sales, and Service Pathways

Marketing, Sales, and Service pathways prepare students to lead in the areas of marketing, finance, accounting, information technology, entrepreneurship, and economics.

Oakland Unified School District
Social Entrepreneurship, MetWest High School

Public Services Pathways

Public Services pathways prepare students to be community leaders in an array of careers. Students go on to postsecondary and career opportunities in law, public safety, government, and more.


Long Beach Unified School District
LEAPS, Jordan High School

Los Angeles Unified School District
Public Services, Social Justice Leadership Academy Magnet at Esteban E. Torres High #5

Oakland Unified School District
Public Health Academy, Oakland High School

Race, Policy, and Law, Oakland Technical High School

Last updated January 2022.