CAPS Network

Developing relationships with business, industry and higher education partners is critical to the success of any CAPS program. The CAPS Network is designed to create rich and meaningful experiences for students, as well as partners. Programs that partner with the CAPS Network share best practices and connections with professional partners, post-secondary institutions and students.


Below are five core values; that unitedefine, and guide the caps network experience:

Profession-based Learning

Instructors develop real-world, project-based learning strategies through collaborations

with business and community partners. These interactions enhance the learning experience,

preparing students for college and career.


CAPS supports high-skill, high-demand careers through ongoing innovation in

curriculum development, programs and services based on local business and community needs.

Self-Discovery and Exploration

Students realize their strengths and passions by exploring and experiencing potential

professions. This allows them to make informed decisions about their future, while

learning to exhibit leadership.

Professional Skills Development

Unique experiences allow students to cultivate transformative professional skills

such as understanding expectations, time management and other essential

business values. These skills are critical to providing students a competitive

advantage in their post-secondary education and professional careers.

Entrepreneurial Mindset

Instructors create an environment where creative thinking and problem

solving is encouraged. An innovative culture is key to fostering

entrepreneurial learning and design thinking.



  • Guest Instruction
  • Performance Feedback
  • Project Work


  • Career Fair or Presentation
  • Informational Interview
  • Job Shadow
  • Mentoring
  • Workplace Tour or Video


  • Dual Credit Offering
  • Entrepreneurial Experience
  • Industry-Recognized Credentials
  • Internship
  • Teacher Externship
Primary ContactGregg Brown
Address7501 W. 149th Terrace
Overland Park, KS 66223