Next Pros

– Delivered to every 7th, 8th, 11th, 12th, grade student.

– Real Pros in Skilled Professionals under 30 years old.

– Details job growth projections, top 10% avg. earnings.

Arkansas Next PROS was first produced in 2018 through a partnership between Be Pro Be Proud and Arkansas Business Publishing Group. The publication – one of ABPG’s most successful each year – is delivered to all 7th, 8th, 11th, and 12th graders in Arkansas and responds to a growing demand for information about technical educational opportunities and the careers available right here in Arkansas.

Based largely on the model created by Be Pro Be Proud, ABPG shares the stories of young Arkansans’ in each of the Be Pro Be Proud professions – where they live, where they received their training, who and what contributed to their success and what they love about their careers. Additional information related to income potential, training opportunities and companies hiring in these fields is also offered.

Like Be Pro Be Proud, Arkansas Next PROS helps students across Arkansas learn more about what’s possible, what’s made, and how they can pursue this wide array of high-value opportunities. Every Champion will receive enough copies of Arkansas Next PROS to distribute to every student in his or her classroom – and more are available for your use should you need or want them. Our Tour Team will make sure you have all you need to get this valuable resource into your students’ hands and even offer ways you can create lesson plans and activities incorporating this content.

TAKE NOTE: Please make sure your students finds and completes the survey card in the publication – doing so will make them eligible to win state-of-the-art digital learning tools!