Blue Valley CAPS

Blue Valley Schools’ Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) represents the collaboration of education, business and community, providing students with a unique, immersive experience resulting in highly skilled, adaptable, global innovators and leaders.


Blue Valley Schools’ Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) is a nationally recognized, innovative high school program. Students fast forward into their future and are fully immersed in a professional culture and solve real-world problems, use industry standard tools and are mentored by actual employers, all while receiving high school and college credit.

CAPS is an example of how business, community and public education can partner to produce personalized learning experiences that educate the workforce of tomorrow, especially in high skill, high demand jobs.

CAPS courses fall into to six instructional strands: accelerator, bioscience, business, engineering, human services, technology and media, and medicine and health care. The program is open to junior and senior high school students living in the Blue Valley School District attendance boundary.

How Blue Valley CAPS works with small businesses and entrepreneurs

Students learn by solving real problems. The 10th thing on an organization’s to-do list is the perfect project for a CAPS student. You may submit a project for consideration by visiting the CAPS website and clicking on the “engage” tab.

Services Provided


  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Competitive Analysis
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Market Research
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Website Development


  • Trade Education and Training

Starting a Business

  • Startup Classes

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program (Specialty)
  • Student Marketing Projects (Specialty)
  • Student Research Projects (Specialty)
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education (Specialty)
Contact Information
Dana Farrington