The Specialist High Skills Majors (SHSM) program offers students the opportunity to explore a specific community, or economic and/or industrial sector in preparation for post-secondary destinations in one of four pathways: Apprenticeship, College, University or Workplace.

SHSM includes specified, bundled credits, sector-recognized certifications, ‘Reach Ahead’ activities and participation in a sector-partnered contextualized experience, where students work with real community organizations to solve an authentic problem their organization may face.  Students can begin SHSM programs in grade 11 (register during grade 10 year).

SJAM currently offers 3 exciting SHSM Sectors (click to learn more):

ARTS & CULTURE

BUSINESS

INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY