Great Oaks specializes in career and technical education for both high school students and adults. At four campuses, Great Oaks high school students prepare for careers and college, and adults get training and certification to begin a new career or advance in a current career.
Over 30 career programs are available for high school students living in 36 area school districts.
Adults can choose from a dozen full-time programs as well as part-time career certification classes and short-term classes for enjoyment and lifelong learning.
Gaming for a living
Fire up the latest version of Madden NFL and you’ll be seeing the work of a Great Oaks graduate. 2007 Live Oaks grad Brandon Kidwell helped to make the football experience come to life. From the EA Tiburon office in Florida (and more recently, from home), Kidwell and the other game designers work to improve the game for players round the world.
It’s work that requires artistic talent and technical skills—both of which Kidwell, then of Milford, began developing as a high school student in what’s now the Digital Arts and Design (DAAD) program at Live Oaks. More