NRA Education Foundation Expands ProStart Program to All States

August 25, 2015

ProStart, a career and technical education program focused on teaching culinary arts and restaurant management fundamentals to secondary school students, will now be available throughout the U.S. North Dakota marks the 50th state to offer the industry-derived, competency-based program for the 2015-2016 school year.

Available in nearly 1,700 high schools and career technical centers, ProStart reaches more than 118,000 students from a broad range of racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. The program offers students a platform to discover and develop new interests and talents, and teaches not only culinary and restaurant management techniques and theory, but also employability skills including…