Habitat for Humanity of Kent County and Grand Rapids Public Schools have partnered together in order to provide a green building learning laboratory for High School students.
How is ADC Unique?
Hands-on experience; Hands-on learning: Students explore solutions to current challenges through academic study and hands-on application.
Mentors: Industry experts who are passionate about their work build supportive relationships with students to model hard work that drives success.
Tools designed for success: Educators facilitate on-line, self-paced curriculum to deliver key learning fundamentals.
Working as a team: Students, families, educators and mentors join together to build community and prepare students for future opportunities.
What’s next? Every student graduates with clearly defined steps leading to their chosen career or further education.
Key Elements of the Advisory Council to drive ADC success
- Identify hands-on projects that encourage learning and benefit the community
- Plan field trips for maximum community exposure and access to career possibilitie
- Coordinate industry experts who will mentor students and share their passion for their profession
Foundation of Fundamentals and the Latest Technology
- Ensure a rigorous and relevant core curriculum that fosters critical thinking
- Create a holistic and innovative design and construction curriculum infused with the triple bottom line
- Engage parents in the development of their children
Preparing students to build the future
- Build community partnerships that offer post-secondary experiences
- Provide opportunities to collaborate within the ADC and with stake holders in the community