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Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources 

Instructors:

Shawn Hill whill@k12.wv.us

Mitchell Boone  mitchell.boone@k12.wv.us   

Program of Study:  AG0120 Agribusiness Systems  

Courses:  

  • 0101 Introduction to Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources 
  • 0102 The Science of Agriculture  
  • **** Agribusiness Specialization    **** 0140: Animal Production and Management OR 0112: Fundamentals of  Agricultural Mechanics OR 0139: Fundamentals of Animal Processing
  • 0134 Agricultural Experience Program

Program of Study Description: The Agribusiness Systems Program of Study focuses on entrepreneurial and technical skills and careers in the broad spectrum of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources. This Program of Study offers the most flexibility of all agriculture Programs of Study for students to select a specialization from many areas: Advanced Agriculture Principles, Animal Science, Agriculture Mechanics, and Animal Processing

Program of Study:  AG0220 Animal Systems

Courses:  

  • 0101 Introduction to Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources 
  • 0140 Animal Production and Management
  • 0230 Livestock Production Animal
  • 0134 Agricultural Experience Program

Program of Study Description: The Animal Systems Program of Study focuses on entrepreneurial and technical skills and careers in the areas of animal production and management, animal science, livestock production.

Program of Study:  AG0230 Animal Processing

Courses:  

  • 0101 Introduction to Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources 
  • 0139 Fundamentals of Animal Processing
  • 0151 Animal Processing - Retail 
  • 0134 Agricultural Experience Program

Program of Study Description: The Animal Processing Systems pathway focuses on entrepreneurial and technical skills and careers in the animal processing industry. Specializations for this Program of Study prepare students for the retail industry and the commercial plant industry. 

Program of Study:  AG0110 Power, Structural and Technical Systems

Courses:  

  • 0101 Introduction to Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
  • 0112 Fundamentals of Agriculture Mechanics
  • **** Power, Structural & Technical Specialization  0113 Agriculture Structures OR  0114 Agriculture Equipment and Repair
  • 0134 Agricultural Experience Program  

Program of Study Description: The Power, Structural and Technical Systems Program of Study focuses on entrepreneurial and technical skills and careers in the agricultural mechanics industry. 

Program of Study:   HE0780 Biomedical Science (PLTW)    

Instructor: Jessica Allen  jessica.bostic@k12.wv.us

Courses:

  • 0727 Principles of Biomedical Science
  • 0766 Human Body Systems
  • 0780 Medical interventions
  • 0795 Biomedical Innovation

Program of Study Description: Students engage in activities like investigating the death of a fictional person to learn content in the context of real-world cases. They examine the structures and interactions of human body systems and explore the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, all while working collaboratively to understand and design solutions to the most pressing health challenges of today and the future. Each course in the Biomedical Science sequence builds on the skills and knowledge students gain in the preceding courses.

Business Management & Administration   

Instructor:  Tom Gardinier   william.gardinier@k12.wv.us

Program of Study:  BM1465 Management and Administrative Support 

Courses:

  • 1439 Business and Marketing Essentials   
  • 1411 Business Computer Application I
  • 1413 Business Computer Application II
  • 1451 Personal Finance

Program of Study Description: The Administrative Support Program of Study focuses on careers that facilitate business operations through a variety of administrative and clerical duties including information and communication management, data processing and collection and project tracking.

Carpentry

Instructor: Kevin Shirey   kevin.shirey@k12.wv.us

Program of Study: AR1820 Carpentry    

Courses: 

  • 1842 Carpentry I         
  • 1843 Carpentry II       
  • 1844 Carpentry III       
  • 1845 Carpentry IV 

Program of Study Description:  The Carpentry Program of Study focuses on careers that will build a knowledge base and technical skills in all aspects of the carpentry industry.  Learners will be exposed to a broad range of construction careers and foundation knowledge including basic safety; plan reading;  use of tools and equipment; basic rigging; and how to employ positive work ethics in their  careers.  

Careers in Education

Instructor: Julie Bradley   jlbailey@k12.wv.us

Program of Study:   ED1300 Careers in Education

Courses: 

  • 1301 Foundation in Education 
  • 1302 Student Learning, Development, and Diversity
  • 1003 Early Childhood Education
  • 1135 Teacher Preparation: Seminar in Educational Practice**         

**Course 1135 shall be taken as the final course within the program of study to ensure student competency of all other program information prior to the seminar.

Program of Study Description: The Careers in Education Program of Study is an innovative approach designed to attract talented students to the teaching profession. The Careers in Education Program of Study focuses on careers in teaching and training. In addition to being knowledgeable in their subject, teachers and trainers must have the ability to communicate, inspire trust and confidence, motivate learners, as well as understand their educational and emotional needs. Teachers must be able to recognize and respond to individual differences in diverse learners and employ different teaching and training methods that will result in higher learner achievement.

Program of Study:  HE0723 Therapeutic Services    

Instructor: Erin Sowers  erin.sowers@k12.wv.us

 

Courses: 

  • 0711 Foundations of Health Science
  • 0715 Advanced Principles of Health Science
  • 0789 Clinical Specialty I 
  • 0790 Clinical Specialty II                                                                                                                              

Program of Study Description: The Therapeutic Services Program of Study allows the student to explore careers focused primarily on changing the health status of the patient over time. Health professionals in this Program of Study work directly with patients; they may provide care, treatment, counseling and health education information.

Human Services

Instructor  TBD

Courses:

  • 0928  Fundamentals of Human Services
  • 0904 Human Development
  • 1071 Seminar in Human Services
  • 1070 Practical Applications of Human Services

Program of Study Description:  The Human Services Program of Study focuses on the knowledge, skills, attitudes and practices required for careers addressing the social issues and concerns of individuals, families and communities. Topics include: the roles and functions of Human Service professionals; professional, legal, ethical and safety issues and policies; Human Services interventions such as effective communication skills, problem-solving techniques and wellness initiatives; issues relating to disadvantaging conditions experienced by recipients of Human Services; and diversity. 

JROTC 

Instructors:

MAJ Todd Longanacre     william.longanacre@k12.wv.us

MSG Mike Wiley    mawiley@k12.wv.us

Program of Study: GO1070 JROTC   

Courses:

  • 1065 JROTC I 
  • 1066 JROTC II
  • 1080 JROTC III
  • 1081 JROTC IV

Program of Study Description: The U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) is one of the largest character development and citizenship programs for youth in the world. JROTC curriculum provides equitable and challenging academic content and authentic learning experiences for all Cadets. All lessons are designed using a four part model to motivate the Cadet, allow the Cadet to learn new information, practice competency, and apply the competency to a real-life situation. Moreover, the four part model requires Cadets to collaborate, reflect, develop critical thinking skills, and integrate content with other disciplines. JROTC curriculum includes lessons in leadership, health and wellness, physical fitness, first-aid, geography, American history and government, communications, and emotional intelligence.

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security    

Instructor David Richmond    wdrichmond@k12.wv.us

Program of Study: LA1020 Law and Public Safety

Courses:  

  • 1225 Foundations of Public Safety Leadership        
  • 1226 Ethical Practices in Public Safety 
  • 1034 Seminar in Corrections      
  • 1039 Practical Applications of Public Safety Leadership       

Program of Study Description:   The Law and Public Safety Program of Study focuses on methods used by public safety leaders to  protect a democratic society. The history and organization of the criminal justice system and  issues relating to the administration and practice of law and public safety in a culturally diverse  society are explored.

 

West Virginia Career Cluster - CIEL* & IWRC *

* requires prior approval of CTE Director

CIEL and IWRC programs of study are personalized to meet the educational needs of each eligible student.