Covina-Valley Unified School District
Covina-Valley Unified Career Pathway Fosters Passion, Dedication to Public Safety
Covina-Valley Unified has become a well-known destination for young adults passionate about community service across the San Gabriel Valley, thanks to the District’s Public Safety Pathway and its partnership with the San Gabriel Valley Law Enforcement Academy. Both the pathway and academy are designed to give young adults insight into a public safety career and are hosted at Northview High School.
South Hills High School Business Program Develops Students into Budding Business Professionals
South Hills High School students are learning the unique skill sets they need to thrive in the world of business thanks to the school’s Business Management Career Technical Education pathway, which offers students the chance to learn and grow by operating as real companies. The pathway consists of four classes: Entrepreneurship, Sports Management, International Baccalaureate Business Management, and Virtual Enterprise. Virtual Enterprise, the most advanced class in the pathway, groups students into different functional departments -- including executive office, marketing, design, finance, and human resources -- and challenges them to design and develop a product of their own. Students can take the Virtual Enterprise class multiple times to gain experience in different business roles and with different business plans.
Covina-Valley Unified Student, Entrepreneur Earns Posse Scholarship to Northwestern University
South Hills High School senior Saniya Tillis developed a passion for service and improving the world at an early age, creating service clubs and volunteering at homeless shelters as an elementary school student. Tillis continues to work with at-risk families – through her own nonprofit Students Uplifting Students, which advocates for students experiencing homelessness. Tillis will take her entrepreneurial mind and service-based leadership to Northwestern University after being named a 2023 Posse Foundation scholar, one of just 10 Posse Los Angeles Chapter members to receive a full-ride scholarship to the prestigious university. Tillis plans to major in economics with a minor in business institutions to achieve her dream of becoming the CEO of a Fortune 500 company.