Building Skills for Independent Lives: A Leader’s Vision for Students With Disabilities

That’s the kind of transformative experience McGee is now creating for low-income students and those with disabilities in the Kern High School district, where he has tripled the size, staff, scope, and number of students enrolled in career-and-technical education programs. The district offers nearly 40 career pathways, from finance and education to medical research and industrial robotics. All the programs provide paths to associate degrees and industry certification, and many have dual-credit