The Breaking Traditions Program promotes and supports career development with an emphasis on Nontraditional Careers. A Nontraditional Career is an occupation in which men or women comprise 25% or less of total employment.
Did you know?
Women in nontraditional careers typically earn 20-30% more than woman in traditional jobs.
Over their lifetime, women in nontraditional careers will earn 150% more than women in traditional jobs.
High demand and well paid nursing occupations are nontraditional for males. Today, only 7% of nurses are male.
What career center courses are considered Nontraditional Careers for:
Agriculture Health Science
Trade and Industrial Project Lead the Way - Biomedical
Project Lead the Way – Engineering
For more information contact Janet Bagby at JBagby@columbia.k12.mo.us