Interested in Taking A Gap Year? See Below

Cleveland High School (Address: 3400 SE 26th Avenue Portland, OR 97202) will be hosting a Gap Year Fair on Wednesday, February 14th from 6-8:30 pm. There will be a presentation by Jane Sarouhan from 6-6:45pm. During the fair attendees are able to have face to face conversations with gap year program providers, trip leaders, advisors, and gap year alumni.

If you would like more information about this event see Mrs.O in the Career Center

Clark College Is Hosting A Professional Technical Day- Read Details Below!

Thursday, February 22, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Gaiser Hall Student Center (Clark College Main Campus)

Professional Technical Day is aimed at high school students interested in:
  • Working with their hands 
  • Exploring STEM careers 
  • Exploring Healthcare careers 
  • Computer Technology & Networking
  • Early Childhood Education
  • And MORE!

Students can look forward to hands on workshops with Clark faculty students, gaining college and career insights, and taking a tour of the campus. 

Participating Programs Have Included:

  • Automotive Technology
  • Business Technology
  • Child & Family Studies
  • Computer Aided Design & Drafting
  • Cuisine & Professional Baking
  • Diesel Technology
  • Engineering & Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Health Occupations & Education
  • Machining, Advanced Manufacturing
  • Mechatronics
  • Network Technology
  • Phlebotomy
  • Surveying & Geomatics
  • Tech Prep/Office of Instruction
  • Welding Technology 

If you would like to attend this day sign up with Mrs.O in the Career Center!

Our Annual College and Career Night is Only A Few Weeks Away!!!

This event will be held on Wednesday, February 7th from 5:30 pm—7:30pm at CHS.

Families will have a chance to:

1. Talk with representatives from more than 40 colleges, technical schools, apprenticeship programs and Military representatives in a college fair setting in the Main Commons.

2. Attend large, group sessions covering information on post high school planning resources, what students can do during high school to prepare for the next step. test preparation and much more.

Click here to see the lists of Schools and Careers that will be in attendance.

We encourage all high school students (grades 9—11th) and parents to attend this exciting event!!

Interested in Running Start? See Below.

There is an opportunity for current high school sophomores and juniors (and their parents) to learn more about Running Start, a program that allows eligible juniors and seniors to attend college classes and earn dual credit (both high school and college credit). The meeting will be held on Jan. 24, Feb. 28 and March 7.  All are from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Clark College Gym (O’Connell Sports Center) on Fort Vancouver Way.

At this meeting:

  • Current Running Start students will discuss their experiences in the program, including advantages and disadvantages.
  • Eligibility criteria will be discussed.
  • Deadlines and requirements for Fall Quarter 2018 entry will be explained.

After this meeting:

  • Go to Running Start website, “Students” tab
  • Click on the “Application and Qualifying Instructions” link, print, and follow instructions to apply online and bring qualifying documents to the Running Start office located in the Advising Center in Gaiser Hall

Visit for more information.

 If you need accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event, you should contact Clark College’s Disability Support Services Office at (360) 992-2314 or (360) 991-0901 (videophone), or email two weeks in advance or as soon as possible.

 QUESTIONS? Contact the Running Start Office at (360) 992-2366