GRC-U is an opportunity for young adults to give back to their communities while gaining experience that prepares them for the workforce. Participants volunteer in various capacities in order to experience a well-rounded breadth of knowledge and capabilities. In addition to earning volunteer hours, participants engage in career readiness workshops. This program enables young adults to gain experience before entering the workforce and/or applying to college.
High School Graduation
The council provides leadership opportunities for students to learn about the community and become involved in projects and initiatives in the Town of Superior.
The Optimist Honor Roll Laptop Award Banquet provides a free laptop to graduating seniors who have made the honor roll every quarter beginning in the 8th grade.
The Town of Superior recognizes graduating Seniors from Superior High School with a “Key to the Town” ceremony. The ceremony honors their accomplishments and reminds them that they will always have a home in Superior.
This community-based initiative brings together representatives from K–12 and postsecondary education, business and industry, nonprofits, and the Town of Sahuarita to pursue a shared vision and leverage resources so that all students have access to college and career readiness programs and receive two years of paid tuition at Pima Community College. The initiative exemplifies the SUSD mission, “Working as a Team to Help Every Student Succeed.”
Sahuarita Times: Sahuarita WINS!
The Education and Workforce Development Roundtable is a centralized body reporting to the City Council that streamlines and coordinates efforts to advance Mesa’s education and workforce development goals, including but not limited to:
- Increasing and maintaining enrollment in education programs, including in early childhood, vocational, trade, and postsecondary education programs.
- Improving completion rates of education, vocational, and trade programs.
- Achieving higher educational attainment, including increased attainment of professional certifications and licenses and postsecondary degrees.
- Expanding job opportunities.
- Building successful careers, a competitive workforce, and a strong local economy.
- Providing equitable access to work and learning opportunities, resources, and support so that all can participate, prosper, and thrive in Mesa’s vibrant community and workforce.
The Roundtable works in partnership with experts in education, business leaders, nonprofit organizations, and Mesa residents to advance these goals.