NAF is a national network of career-themed academies typically located within public high schools. They are designed as small learning communities within these schools, which helps to facilitate a personalized environment. NAF academies offer high school students a unique opportunity to explore potential careers. Students get to meet business professionals and participate in activities that reflect the business world and enhance the academy’s traditional and careerfocused curriculum. Through this experience, NAF academy graduates are better prepared for college, career, and future success. JSH will provide seven pathways in Hospitality & Tourism, Finance & IT, Health Science, Arts, Engineering, Education, and Industry Certifications. Of these seven pathways, four serve as routes to NAFTract Certification.
The benefits of NAFTrack certification for Jennings graduates includes:
Access to expertise from business professionals, exposure to work environments, and opportunities to hone professional skills
NAFTrack certified graduates get special hiring consideration from a growing number of top US and global companies
Scholarship opportunities only for NAF students
Paid internships build resumes
Support post-graduation through NAF alumni network