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DUSD to Offer One-of-a-Kind H.O.P.E. Academy (Hospitality Occupations Preparation Education)

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Duarte High School, Mt. San Antonio College and City of Hope have entered into another one-of-a-kind partnership to offer a Hospitality Occupations Pathway including a Culinary Arts Academy. Articulation is underway to create the only dual enrollment opportunity of this kind in the San Gabriel Valley. Already certified by the National Academy Foundation (NAF) as an Academy for Culinary Entrepreneurship, the new program offered by Duarte High School will deliver learning opportunities for entry into careers in the hospitality industry offering students certification and an Associate of Science Degree upon completion to be developed with partner colleges. Courses will be delivered at DHS in a state-of-the-art Culinary Classroom to be expanded and retro-fitted with a new professional-grade kitchen that will be ready for students entering the program Fall of 2018.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: MICHELLE TRAIL (626)599-5737 • MTRAIL@DUARTEUSD.ORG 

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