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Career and Technical Education

about 1 month ago

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) program at West Point High School is designed to give students experience in multiple CTE clusters while building rigorous academic skills. The goal of the program is to prepare the student for the world of work and the many changes that are expected to take place as they move through the workplace challenges predicted for the future.

Students completing all requirements for high school graduation and meeting the requirements for career and technology education concentration or specialization may be considered career and technology education program completer. 
West Point High School CTE Teachers are certified to teach students the skills necessary to earn industry certification in the following areas:

MOS (MS Office Systems)
Computer Fundamentals 
Computer Electronics
Computer Technical Support
IC3 (Internet and Computing Core Certification)

BUSINESS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COURSES
Keyboarding and Personal Finance
Computer Solutions
Computer Information Systems (Dual Enrollment)
Advanced Computer Information Systems (Dual Enrollment)
Business Management (Dual Enrollment)
Teach for Tomorrow
Entrepreneurship
Programming

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

Technology Foundations
Technical Drawing
Technology Transfer and Technology Assessment
Programming in C++ (Dual Enrollment)
Programming in C++, Second Year
Introduction to Engineering (Dual Enrollment)
Engineering Drawing
Research and Development Engineering
Personal Computer Hardware Troubleshooting (Dual Enrollment)
Electronics I - AC/DC Fundamentals I (Dual Enrollment)
Electronics II – AC/DC Fundamentals II (Dual Enrollment)

For some students, additional courses are available at Rappahannock Community College (RCC) and Bridging Communities Regional Technical Center. These courses include a career pathway in welding at RCC and courses including but not limited to Small Engine Technology, Diesel Technology, Criminal Justice, HVACR, Wed Design, and Nurse Aid at Bridging Communities.
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CTE in the News

about 1 month ago

WEST POINT SCHOOLS, RCC EMBARK ON NEW PARTNERSHIP

School officials from West Point Public Schools and Rappahannock Community College hope a newly minted partnership will open doors for students to careers that require expanded technical training. 

Students in welding lab

Bridging Communities program featured in publication

Energy Industry Fundamentals Credential Program is just one of the many programs building career skills for students in West Point and surrounding school divisions.  



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