Launch Your Future

Launch Career Programs

  • Rogers Public Schools offers more than thirty Launch. Your Future Career Programs. These programs are designed to prepare 9th-12th grade students for both college and/or a job within their chosen career field following high school graduation. Many of the programs also offer industry certifications that verify a proficiency level of knowledge and skills recognized by business and industry. 

    Rogers Public Schools will ensure that all students have equitable access and opportunity to career and technical education programs.

Department of Labor Employment Projections

  • Employment Projections for Career Fields and Related Jobs
    Below is a list of jobs within several career fields that are projected to increase the number of job openings within the near future.
    69.4% Home Health Aides
    41.3.% Medical secretaries
    30.9% Medical Assistants
    26% Registered nurses
    24.4% Physicians and surgeons
    23.7% receptionist and information clerks
    22.4% Licensed Practical Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses
    21.3% Construction Laborers
    20.9% Landscape and Grounds keeping workers
    20.6 % Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers
    20.4% Childcare Workers
    20.1% Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants
    19.6% Carpenters
    18.8% Security Guards
    17.4% Postsecondary Teachers
    16.8% Elementary School Teachers
    16.6% Retail Salespeople
    16.6% Office General Clerks
    15.5% Customer Service Representative
    15.4% Laborers and Freight, Stock, material movers
    14.8% Food Services, preparation and servers
    14.3% First-Line Supervisors, office and administration support workers

    SOURCES: Best Careers for Future Report (8-31-2020) and US Bureau of Labor Statistics Projection Data (9-1-2020)

Resources

  • Current Research that highlights the benefits associated with participation in Career Education programs
  • Explore Career Opportunities and Current Jobs available within Northwest Arkansas
  • ​Information and Resources about employment data and career opportunities provided by Discover Arkansas
  • NWACC Workforce Link
  • U of A Training Programs