New data about student “aptitudes” could help fill worker skills gap

March 15, 2019 By: Ty Tagami, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A mismatch between students’ innate aptitudes and their career interests may be contributing to worker shortages in high-demand, well-paying, fields. New test data being gathered for the first time in Georgia schools show many groups of students have natural propensities for, say, computer science, yet express little…

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ICYMI: U.S. Chamber Applauds “Amazing” Workforce Development Tool YouScience

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 22, 2019 CONTACT Alexandra  Sollberger ICYMI: U.S. Chamber Applauds “Amazing” Workforce Development Tool YouScience Nashville, Tenn. – In an interview on Kentucky Educational Television’s “Connections with Renee Shaw,” Cheryl Oldham, Vice President of Education Policy and Senior Vice President of Education and Workforce for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, described Nashville-based tech company YouScience as an “amazing” and…

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YouScience Snapshot- Now Available in Middle Schools

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2019 CONTACT Alexandra  Sollberger  
Nashville Tech Company Releases Innovative Career Guidance Tool for Middle School Students   Recognizing growing demand for early career guidance, YouScience introduces Snapshot for middle school students  Nashville, TN – YouScience, a technology company offering aptitude-based career guidance tools to align education with workforce demands, has rolled out…

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Tennessee Partnership Aims to Strengthen School-to-Workforce Pipeline in Economically Disadvantaged Counties

Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Tennessee Valley Authority, Tennessee Higher Education Commission partner to offer YouScience career guidance tool to students   NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry, in partnership with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) and Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), today announced a partnership to provide a one-of-a-kind career…

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YouScience Helps Bartow Students Map Out Careers

The tool is free to all Georgia public high school students this year. By News Desk, News Partner | Jan 25, 2018 2:12 pm ET From the Bartow County School System: What are you going to be when you grow up? It’s a question parents have asked their children for years and believe it or not,…

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Metro Schools hosts ninth annual career fair for high school students

Engineering, video game development, veterinary medicine; these are just some of the career aspirations of Metro Schools students who attended the ninth annual My Future. My Way. Career Exploration Fair. More than 6,000 high school freshmen from 22 MNPS schools, including magnet, charter and the 12 largest neighborhood schools, gathered at the Music City Center on…

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Career Exploration Fair Incorporates High-Tech Aptitude Test for Nashville Teens

On November 14, seven thousand Metro Nashville Public Schools freshmen journeyed to the 9th annual “My Future, My Way” Career Exploration Fair, at the Music City Center, to learn about career opportunities and engage with local employers. Earlier this semester, students had taken the YouScience assessment, an aptitude test that uses digital “brain games” to identify…

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Chamber, MNPS partner to provide career guidance to students

November 10, 2017 Metro Nashville Public Schools and Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce have announced a partnership to help students explore their talents while also learning about parallel career paths after graduation. This fall, MNPS is providing a career guidance platform called YouScience to all ninth-grade students at the Academies of Nashville. Nashville Chief of…

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