Curriculum and Instruction
The NAF curricula is created in partnership with industry professionals and designed around projects that help students make connections across subject areas, acquire valuable workplace skills, and see their education as a step toward long- term career options.
NAF provides a rigorous, industry-validated curriculum that features:
While NAF courses are considered “electives” by a school or district, they are required for students completing an academy program. Courses are divided into units, units are divided into projects and lessons, and each course typically lasts one semester.
NAF curriculum is available through the NAF website. It is password-protected and accessible only to NAF academies and academy teams engaged in their Year of Planning activities.
In some cases, NAF reviews third party curriculum for consideration in place of or in addition to NAF curriculum. Read NAF's policy for third party curriculum review and contact us if you are interested.ShareThis