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Early Childhood Education I

(Fairmount Early Childhood Center at Beachwood)

Grade 11

3 credits

2 Lab, 1 Related

Prerequisite: Interview by Instructor

Estimated Fee: $135.00

Recommended for: College Bound/Technical Education.


During the first year of the program students learn first-hand the physical, emotional and cognitive development of children as they interact with them daily in a preschool and elementary school setting. Students also study theory and child development, which they apply when working with young children. They assist teachers in the planning and execution of the early childhood curriculum (art, music, literature, etc.).

Students are certified in communicable disease, first aid, child abuse recognition and prevention, infant/child CPR.




Early Childhood Education II

(Fairmount Early Childhood Center at Beachwood)

Grade 12
3 credits

2 Lab, 1 Related

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Early Childhood Ed. I.

Estimated Fee: $110.00

Recommended for: College Bound/Technical Education


Early Childhood Education II is a continuation of the first year with the added opportunity to work/intern at local community early childhood programs which include kindergarten, elementary, early intervention preschools, childcare centers, and programs that serve children with special needs. Students compile a professional resource file in preparation for the child development associate credential.

Completion of this program articulates directly into a child development associate credential (COA) or an associate degree training program at a two-year institution. Students can earn college credit through Lakeland Community College for successfully completing the program. Students can also pursue a four-year degree in Early Childhood Education in a related field such as teaching.



ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Cleveland Botanical Garden, Floriculture & Gardening Operations, Landscape & Turf Operations

College Tech Prep

Grades 10-12
3 credits each year

1-Related, 2-Lab or

1-Related, 1-Lab,

1-Virtual Learning

Estimated Fee: $140.00

1/4 credit for completion of summer program (optional)

Prerequisite: Interview by Instructor

Recommendations: Good attendance and discipline record, 2.0 GPA, Completion of Alg 2 by the end of the Senior Year

Estimated Fee: $140.00



 

This group of programs is designed to educate the student in the area of care, cultivation and utilization of plants from a commercial, consumer and academic perspective.  Plants provide the basis for our ecosystems and our economies. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for a wide array of careers in horticulture by blending academics and the technical subject areas of turf & ornamentals, greenhouse production, floral design, and equipment operations.  All programs are considered Tech Prep in which students have the opportunity to earn up to 6 Semester College Credits through an articulation agreement with Cuyahoga Community College. Students will be required to complete a Senior Capstone project and prepare a presentation for the Tech Prep Showcase. Students will have the opportunity to explore post secondary training in the area of agriculture by visiting Cuyahoga Community College, and the Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster. Students enrolling in the program also become members of FFA, and have the opportunity to join the Ohio Nurserymen and Landscapers Association, and PLANET. If a student wants to cultivate the gardener side of their career then they can choose from any of the following areas:

 

Cleveland Botanical Garden
Cleveland Botanical Garden e Program is for students that desire a career in landscape maintenance and public gardening.  The garden houses 10 landscaped acres of permanent, award-winning displays and themed gardens which the students use for their classroom.  The students are engaged by hands-on horticultural experiences as they work along side their teachers and the knowledgeable CBG staff members in areas of their interest. This program is designed for those students who wish to develop their landscaping skills, work habits, and knowledge to ultimately become successful workers in the horticulture industry and productive members of society. Entry employment opportunities are available and continuation of higher education is encouraged after completion of the program.
Floriculture and Gardening Operations

(Gates Mills Environmental Education Center)
The Floriculture and Gardening Operations program is for students who wish to explore several areas in the green industry before entering post secondary training or the work force. The program offers the basics in landscape and golf course maintenance, gardening, greenhouse, floral, garden center and nursery operations, as well as interior plant maintenance. The program includes hands-on training by growing, maintaining, selling and designing with trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, vegetables, houseplants and cut flowers. Students are encouraged to participate in a paid internship program to enhance the learning experience in specialized areas of horticulture.

Landscape and Turf Operations

(Gates Mills Environmental Education Center)
The Landscape and Turf Operations course is an intensive program designed for students who are serious about employment in the landscape industry and/or to prepare themselves for further education in a college, university, or trade school. The course provides students with instruction and hands-on work both on the horticulture campus and off, in local horticulture related businesses and residential properties. Topics include landscape equipment use and maintenance, construction and installation with stone, wood, and brick, landscape design and landscape maintenance. Employment opportunities are very high for those that are serious about their careers.


Hospitality & Food Service Careers I & II

(Beachwood High School)
3 credits each year

Grade 11 1 Related, 2 Lab

Grade 12 1 Related,

Prerequisite: Interview with Instructor

Estimated Fee:

1st Year - $230.00 -

2nd Year - $70.00 -

Recommended for: Technical Education. This program is housed in the community at a business site.


Hospitality and Food Service Careers is a two year program that provides career training at community business sites. The objective of the program is to work in conjunction with an area Food Service/Hospitality operation to provide an educational training environment for students wishing to pursue a career in hospitality and/or food service. It serves 11th and 12th grade students who will receive career technical related and lab credits. The work-based learning provides a diverse range of experiences with the assistance of Professional Mentors. Course content includes proper safety and sanitation skills; food preparation; retail operation and merchandizing, hospitality training; professional and interpersonal communication skills; employability skills and opportunity for certification in S.T.A.R.T program.

The first year of the program is comprised of a half-day, mentorship. This mentorship is currently at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Beachwood for the first semester and Giant Eagle in Legacy Village for the second semester. The second semester mentorship is a paid position at Giant Eagle. The on site training is supervised by an instructor, job coach and professional mentor. It is designed to offer students personalized, hands–on learning experience.

During the second year of the program students attend related classes and are required to work a minimum of 15 hours a week at a paid internship within the community. Students must provide their own transportation both to and from work. Related classroom instruction and lab experiences are a part of the junior and senior years of the program.
Marketing Technology

(Beachwood High School)

College Tech Prep Option

Grade 12 (only)
3 credits 2 Related, 1 Work

Prerequisite: Interview by Instructor

Recommendation: Followed a college preparatory course of study, maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5, no major disciplinary infractions, passed all sections of the OGT, and missed no more than 12 days of school in the junior year.

Estimated Fee: $110.00

Recommended for: College Bound/Technical Education
Marketing Technology is a college-preparatory course intended for students desiring to study business, marketing or a related field in college, start a business after graduation, or work immediately. Students will explore business topics through class instruction, researching the internet, engagement in small group debates, development of interpersonal communication and leadership skills, creative or effective persuasive presentations and discussion involving classroom to work world experiences.

All students are employed in diverse fields of choice and are evaluated at their work sites. Students participate in DECA, the marketing leadership association for students, to develop marketing skills outside of the classroom and to collaborate and be involved

with other students across the country. Activities include volunteering, fundraising and business competitions which offer advancement to the state, national and international level. Students also belong to Junior Achievement.
Medical Careers Technology

(AM Session- Ursuline College

PM Session- Mayfield HS)

Grade 11 or 12 option
3 credits

2 Lab, 1 Related

Prerequisite: Interview by Instructor

Estimated Fee: $170.00

Recommended for: Technical Education


This course will focus on the following competencies:

Basic Anatomy - The study of the Human Anatomy and how it works normally. We examine how disease interrupts or affects the human anatomy, the signs and symptoms which are significant for today’s health care professional to understand and recognize.

Human Growth & Development – A study of the developmental task of each age group from birth to death. We study how health care issues can influence proper development for individuals.

Medical Terminology and Abbreviations- Intro to medical terminology to enable the student to read and interpret medical charts and present individual patient cases during their 2nd semester internships at the hospital.

Medical Technology Lab- Focus is on the health care skills and the four major vital signs: proper body mechanics; positioning of patients; feeding and bathing; transferring and ambulating patients; and intravenous hydration. Students will work with lab partners to promote teamwork.

Professionalism and Holistic Care: How to conduct and present yourself in the health care career. The holistic approach by approaching patient care emotionally, mentally, and physically. Safety and Certification: health care safety, fire safety, infection control, personal protective equipment, Universal Precautions, OSHA, sterile vs. clean. Every student has the opportunity to earn a health care certificate in CPR and HIPPA.

Employability Skills

Health Care Experience: Students complete 16 -17 weeks of clinical rotations at Richmond Heights University Hospital or South Pointe Cleveland Clinic Hospital. The student will earn 400 hours of clinical experience. The student must have a C or above to attend the clinical internship. For students not achieving a minimum of a C, they will be transferred to the Excel TECC Job Training program for the 2nd semester. Transportation is only provided to the hospital for the clinical experiences (this may change from year to year).


IT ACADEMY PROGRAMS
The IT Academy is a two-year college Tech Prep program which offers hands-on application, state-of-the-art technologies, and a college based curriculum. The students complete the core IT Curriculum while they specialize in Computers, Networking Electronics, Information Technology and Programming or Interactive Media. Students can earn up to 21 college credits depending on their career technical specialization in the IT areas.

The IT Academy offers students increased options in their educational training programs. It is a program that is project-based and collaborative within the various technology areas. There are shared competencies within each of these areas such as programming, basic networking design and components, computer applications, digital media, relational database skills, and website development tools. Within the Academy format students will also learn soft skills such as interacting collaboratively, learning to communicate, working as teams, problem solving, critical thinking skills, developing work ethics and values within the workplace, producing quality work, and conducting themselves appropriately within a professional business environment. Students will interview with the IT Academy team and be guided towards their preferred specialty area based

on aptitude and interest area.
Computers, Networking and Electronics (CNE)

(Mayfield High School)

College Tech Prep

Grades 11 &12
3 credits each year

2 Lab, 1 Related

Prerequisite: Interview by Instructor

Recommendation: GPA of 2.0 or higher, a “C” average or higher in Alg. 1 and Geometry. Good attendance and disciplinary record.

Estimated Fee: $230.00 Year 1;



$210.00 Year 2

Recommended for: College Bound/Technical Education


In the two-year Computers, Networking and Electronics Program, students explore many areas related to computers and engineering technology. They create video games using programming languages and 3D design software; create robots using hardware, electronics, and programming languages; build digital electronics and microprocessor projects; troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and maintain computer hardware and operating systems; configure and administer computer networks; and create websites. Students prepare for college and future careers as video game programmers, 3D animators, electronic engineers, network administrators, web-masters, computer technicians, and electronics technicians. Students can earn college credit through Lakeland Community College for successfully completing the program. Students may use this program to prepare for A+, CISCO certifications.

(Satisfies Mayfield Technology Requirement)


Information Technology and Programming I & II

(Mayfield High School)

College Tech Prep

Grade 11 & 12
3 credits each year

2 Lab, 1 Related

Prerequisite: Interview by Instructor

Recommendations: Algebra 1 and Geometry with a “C” avg., English 1 and 2 with a minimum “C” average, 90% or higher attendance rate and good disciplinary record are preferred, minimum GPA 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Competent keyboarding skills and basic computer use skills are preferred. It is preferred that the student has successfully completed the OGT. No programming or high level computing experience is necessary.

Estimated Fee: $205.00


ITP is highly recommended for students with interests in any area of computers including computer programming, software and web development, computer game development, database programming, information systems and technology, networking, multimedia authoring systems, and E-business/E-commerce. ITP provides the opportunity for students to continue their education following high school at university, community college or technical school, earning a two or four year degree. Students can earn a minimum of seven semester hours of college credit through Ohio College Tech Prep and the Lakeland Community College which is applicable to any public college or university in Ohio as well as many private and out-of-state institutions.
ITP is highly regarded as one of the best Information Technology programs in Ohio. Since 2002, ITP students have earned 18 major team and individual-student awards on the regional, state and national competitions. Since 2004, 100% of the ITP graduates have enrolled in post-secondary education.
Over the two years of ITP the following topics are learned:

Advanced techniques in business productivity software; computer programming logic and design; computer programming, web development and database languages; PC and Network Operating Systems; database systems; E-Business/E-Commerce technologies; computer hardware fundamentals; problem solving techniques and methodology; teamwork, leadership and professionalism skills; communication, technical writing, public speaking and employability skills.


In the first year, all core-competency areas are covered providing a solid foundation on which our students can choose to build their future. In the second year, ITP students have the opportunity to choose their concentration area from a selection of Programming, Multimedia Authoring, Microsoft & Linux Networking Systems, or E-Business/E-Commerce. The second year is further enhanced by collaboration with organizations such as Toastmasters International, Progressive Insurance Company’s Enterprise Technology Group, and many other business and industry partners that provide Experiential Learning Opportunities for the ITP students.
Competitive events give ITP students a realistic feeling for the high stakes nature of business and industry in our global economy. Through professional organizations such as Skills USA and Ohio College Tech Prep, ITP students have the opportunity to compete on the local, regional, state and national level as individuals or teams. ITP students showcase their talents, which not only earns them recognition as professionals but also opens the door to scholarship opportunities. For the 2009-10 school year, there will be the opportunity for a Senior, one year ITP program. The senior only program will focus primarily on Programming and Software Development with a combination of core-content areas and advanced programming skills. (Satisfies Mayfield Technology Requirement). The ITP curriculum is aligned with the Ohio Department of Education Academic Content Standards for Technology and based on The Ohio College Tech Prep Competency Profile for Information Systems—Programming and Software Development strand.

Interactive Media

I & II

(Mayfield High School)

College Tech Prep

Grades 11 & 12

3 credits each year

2 Lab, 1 Related

Prerequisite: Interview by Instructor, a portfolio or work samples which include artwork and any digitally created work.

Recommendation: GPA of 2.0 and above, Productivity Tools, Computer Applications, or computer-related courses. Art 1 recommended. Grade of “C” or higher in English 2. Good attendance record.

Estimated Fees:

11th grade - $230.00

12th grade - $120.00

Recommended for: College Bound/Technical Education
Students training in the area of Interactive Media will be using state-of-the-art computer software and equipment, to create designs that incorporate text, graphics, sound, and animation. Using this technology, the students will develop multimedia products for business, training, entertainment, communications and marketing. This course will teach students to cross technical and visual boundaries using the elements of graphic design, sound and animation, and computer graphic arts. This cutting edge technology will prepare the student for various career choices in graphic arts design, multimedia development, digital imaging and web page design. Also included in the student’s learning will be Business, Economics and customer service concepts as well as leadership, teambuilding, communication and problem solving skills. Students wishing to pursue the Tech Prep Option, and continue towards an Associate Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree will have to coordinate their math and science classes with their schedule at their home school. Students can earn college credit through Lakeland Community College and Tri-C for successfully completing the program. (Satisfies Mayfield Technology Requirement)
INTERVENTION PROGRAMS:
Agriculture Career Exploration (A.C.E.)

Career Based Intervention @ Gates Mills, Career Based Intervention @

Tri-C, Job Training
All students have the ability to learn, to establish a career plan and carry out their career path to gain success in their lives. The intervention programs are designed to assist students who possess barriers to career and academic success to establish a career path by using work based learning experiences and gaining competencies to achieve a successful path to career options. The intervention instruction is designed to help students recover credits, get back on track academically and establish career goals. Based on student’s age, potential career desires and academic credits they will be referred to the appropriate intervention program by the student’s guidance counselor and/or principal.

 

Agriculture Career Exploration (A.C.E.)



(Environmental Education Center)

Grades 10-12
7 Credits each year

2 Lab, 1 Related, 4-Virtual Learning

1/4 credit for completion of summer program (optional)

Prerequisite: Interview by Instructor, and recommended by Counselor

Estimated Fee: $140.00

This program offers 10th-12th grade students an exploration of the various Agriculture occupations with emphasis on entry level job skills. This work-study program is designed for selected students to explore agriculture-related careers while getting first hand experience in the world of work. Students successfully completing various job shadow sites throughout the school year will have the opportunity to gain paid employment. While learning job skills, students will also gain knowledge in the areas of: employability skills, positive work habits, communication and interpersonal skills, basic floral design, landscape techniques, plant propagation and care, and general horticulture skills.  Students will have the opportunity to explore post secondary training in the area of agriculture by visiting Cuyahoga Community College, and the Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster. Students enrolling in the program become members of FFA, and have the opportunity to join the Ohio Nurserymen and Landscapers Association and PLANET.
Career-Based Intervention

(Cuyahoga Community College)

Grades 9 & 10
7 credits each year

1 CBI Related, 2 Lab, up to 4 Virtual Learning dependent on individual student’s performance.

Prerequisite: Interview by Instructor, students must be at least 15 years of age before school year begins, pass at least 8th grade basic math, must attend class and work experience every day of school year, follow the guidelines of Mayfield City Schools and Cuyahoga Community College – parent and student will sign a contract.

Recommendation: Counselor/Principal

Recommended for: Technical Education

It is an honor and privilege to attend Cuyahoga Community College while earning high school credit.

*Estimated Fee: $30.00


The Career Based Intervention (CBI) program offered at Cuyahoga Community College through Excel TECC, is designed to serve youths fifteen years of age and older. This program is aimed specifically at helping students become motivated toward education and exploring careers through work experience. The Career Based Intervention Program is designed to assist students who possess barriers to career and academic success. The program uses work-based

learning experiences and competencies to achieve a successful path to career options. CBI is based on the key principles of higher student expectations, studying the common curriculum of the school, providing authentic learning opportunities, having supportive structures, and establishing a sense of belonging. In this program, the student receives unpaid work experience at Tri-C for 80 minutes per day. Each student also receives job related instruction in class. The ultimate objective of the CBI program is graduation from high school with marketable skills and a career path. Students will receive one credit for CBI related, two credits for work experience and up to 4 credits in Virtual Learning based on student initiative and performance. Credit recovery course is an option for students if they are progressing through virtual learning satisfactorily.



Career-Based Intervention

(Cuyahoga Community College)

Grade 11 & 12
7 credits/year

1-CBI Related, 2 credits for Work (1 credit of work = 180 hours) 4 Virtual Learning

Prerequisite: Interview by Instructor.

Recommended by Counselor and/or Administrator.

Student must be 16 year old of age before the start of the school year, must attend class every day, follow all the guidelines of the Mayfield City Schools, and Cuyahoga Community College while earning high school credit.

Estimated Fee: $30.00
Career-Based Intervention (CBI) is a career technical education program designed for students in grades 11-12 who are identified as disadvantaged (either academically or economically or both) and who have barriers to achieving academic and career success. The program is aimed specifically at helping students become motivated toward education exploring work experience. The CBI program is designed to help students recover credits, improve academic competencies, graduate from high school, develop employability skills, implement a career plan and participate in a career pathway in preparing for careers.
CBI is based on the key principles of higher student expectations, studying the common curriculum of the school, providing authentic learning opportunities, having supportive structures and establishing a sense of belonging. In this program, the student can also work outside the school day and earn money as well as credit for graduation. Each student also receives job related instruction in class. The ultimate objective of the CBI program is graduation form high school with marketable skills and a career path.

The main goal of CBI students in grades 11-12 is to be able to graduate and be able to learn employability skills to implement a career plan and to participate in career assessment and compass testing on the Eastern Campus of Cuyahoga Community College.


Job Training

(Mayfield at Alpha Park)

Grades 10-12
Up to 3 credits.

Prerequisite: Interview by Instructor, students must be at least 16 years of age.

Recommended by: IEP Team, Counselor, VOSE

Estimated fees: $40.00 - $55.00


The Job Training program is a vocational option for students who want an individualized program that enables them to gain relevant work experience and on-the-job training (linked to individual interests) while completing their academic requirements for graduation. Working with the student and members of the IEP team, a progression toward competitive employment is determined. The majority of the training provided is through community-based placements with on-the-job mentoring and employer provided supports. Paid or unpaid placements are determined individually based on a student’s prior experiences and job readiness. Fifteen hours of community employment or training per week is required to earn three vocational/elective credits.

Classroom instructional time focuses on pre-placement activities. An appropriate job placement is developed with considerations for proximity to the student’s residence, and transportation-related requirements. The outcomes of Job Training are work-adjustment experiences, entry – level job skills, and paid work experience.


The program requires a fifteen-hour per week time commitment, which is a combination of one-to-one sessions, monthly workshops and paid or volunteer community placements. The flexibility of the Job Training program’s meeting times enables students to complete their academic requirements while earning elective credit for the job training experience. The goals of the program are: transition to competitive employment, work experience, and employability skill development. When appropriate, students are assisted in identifying post-secondary training options. One to three elective credits per year can be earned through the student’s work experience and related instructional sessions. Parental involvement is essential for accomplishing the goals of this program and facilitating the student’s attendance at job placement. The student and family are responsible for arranging transportation to community training/job sites. However, training and supports in using public transportation are provided by the Job Training staff as needed. Course outcomes are work adjustment, entry level job skills and paid employment experience. The program is typically completed in two years; however a one year enrollment can be accommodated.
Medical Technologies I

(Mayfield High School)

College Tech Prep

Grade 11
3 credits

1 Lab, 1 Related, 1 Human Anatomy & Physiology

Prerequisite: Interview by Instructor

Recommendation: Pass Algebra 1 with a “C”, College prep with 10th grade GPA of 2.5 cumulative, good attendance, request will be made of discipline infractions, must have passed all five parts of OGT

Estimated Fee: $140.00

Recommended for: College Bound/Technical Education
This program prepares students with an interest in the medical professions to develop the attitudes, practices and technical skills to obtain employment in medical, dental and diagnostic treatment facilities and to continue their education in a post-secondary institution in the medical/dental or diagnostic sciences. The students will participate in instructional, laboratory and clinical experiences designed to prepare individuals in direct patient care, diagnostic, therapeutic and treatment options. The course is intended for those students who are serious about an educational future in the medical/dental sciences. It is a Tech Prep program that articulates with colleges allowing some students to receive college credit in high school.

Medical Technologies II

(Mayfield High School)

College Tech Prep

Grade 12
4 credits

1 Related, 1 Internship,

1 Bio/Chemistry, 1 Eng 4

Prerequisite: Pass the Medical Technologies I, Hepatitis B vaccination or proof of immunity

Estimated Fee: $150.00

Recommended for: College Bound/Technical Education


The Medical Technologies II program is designed to give senior students an integrated approach to the study of the medical health care industry. Students will participate in a clinical experience that will include an in-depth look at local medical/dental facilities. Related subjects include growth and development, AHA Healthcare Provider C certification, OSHA certification, First Responder, Infection Control and Risk Management, human relations, disease pathology and medical terminology. The program includes one credit of Biology/Chemistry which is integrated with the Medical Technologies lab, and one credit for clinical lab experience. Students are also eligible to take HLTH 1210 (Medical Terminology), HLTH 1220 (Advanced Medical Terminology) and HLTH 110 (Intro to Health Careers) through Lakeland Community College for 5 credit hours. This program has a Senior Capstone requirement.

Students must be able to provide their own transportation to the clinical lab experience.


Performing Arts Academy

(Chagrin Falls High School)

College Tech Prep Option

Grade 11 & 12
3 credits/year

2 Lab, 1 Related

Prerequisite: Audition consisting of two contrasting monologues or one monologue and one song. Monologues and songs should be no more than 90 seconds each. Monologue texts and a list of recommended song selections will be posted on the Academy website. Students must be prepared to sing

a cappella..

Estimated fee: $125.00

Recommendation: 2.5 GPA, good school attendance and discipline record..
During the interview process a resume and a headshot or school photo a letter of recommendation from a theatre, drama or music program student has attended and a character reference should be provided.
The Chagrin Falls Performing Arts Academy is a college preparatory program for high school juniors and seniors. The Academy is an accredited, half-day, high school performing arts program which takes place during the school day, during school hours.

The program will consist of training and performance education. This will include daily acting class, plus classes in voice, movement, musical theatre, technical theatre, dance, stage combat, makeup, history and audition labs. The acting class will consist of sessions of improvisation, scene study and Stanislavski technique. The voice class will include vocal exercises, dialects and monologues. The technique class will involve warm-up exercises, relaxation exercises, fencing, stage combat and clown movement.

Classes consist of training in acting, voice, movement, musical theatre, technical theatre, audition, dance,

stage combat, makeup and other exciting creative learning opportunities There will be fully mounted productions and student plays along with special workshops led by guest artist from the professional theatre.

All productions at the Academy are voluntary; however, if a student chooses to audition for Academy productions, he or she must clear their schedule to accommodate rehearsals and performances or they will not be allowed to audition for a production. Students must provide their own transportation to after school and evening events.
The opportunity to study at the Performing Arts Academy is a privilege.

Students must come to the Academy with an open and teachable spirit. No student will be allowed to continue in the academy who shows disrespect to his or her fellow actors, to the teacher or the curriculum.



Public Safety Services Academy

(Richmond Heights High School)

Fire and EMT (Tri- C East and West Campus the Senior Year)

College Tech Prep Option

Grade 11 & 12
3 credits/year

2 Lab, 1 Related

Estimated fee: $150.00/year

Prerequisite: Interview by the instructor. The parent and student must sign off on a waiver that there is no involvement with the Juvenile Court system prior to acceptance into the program. Students must complete a sports physical, and show proof of passing the physical at their interview.

Recommendation: Good disciplinary record, 2.0 GPA. The student should exhibit competence in the following coursework: Biology/Sciences, Math-Algebra level, keyboarding and introductory computer applications.


Students interested in the Public Safety areas should be in good physical condition, have concern for the well being of other people, have the ability to work on a team and be able to remain calm under pressure.

Students should have a strong interest in the Public Health and Safety area and know that they will need post secondary training to secure positions in these fields. The program is a two year commitment. The first year of the curriculum covers the Public Safety Core, which covers the history of public safety, ethics first aid/CPR, the psychology of stress, diversity, communications, Hazmat training and much more. After the completion of the initial year, students will then choose to either continue in the senior year Law Enforcement or EMT/Fire training. The Law Enforcement program will investigate the criminal justice system, the courts, computer crime, patrols, investigation, traffic laws, forensics, as well as professional development. Since students must be 21 years old before being hired into a law enforcement position, the program is geared toward preparation for post-secondary training. The EMT/Fire program will be conducted at the Tri-C East Campus for the EMT training and the Tri-C West Campus for the Fire Fighter I and II, allowing students to search for employment in those areas at the age of 18. It should be stressed that the EMT/ Fire Training programs are at college level and that students must achieve a 75% grade average and meet the attendance requirement to pass the coursework. Potential College articulated credit is 7.0 through Cuyahoga Community College.


TV Broadcast and Video

Production I & II

(Aurora High School)

College Tech Prep

Grade 11 & 12
3 credits each year

Grade 11 2 Lab, 1 Related

Grade 12 2 Internship,

1 Related

Prerequisite: Interview by the Instructor

Recommendation: Enrolled in College Prep Eng, GPA of 2.0 or higher

Estimated Fee: $40.00 juniors; $60.00 seniors

Recommended for: College Bound/Technical Education
This program is designed for students interested in learning the technical and creative aspects of production. Students will receive instruction in the operation of studio and video cameras, a variety of lighting equipment, linear and non-linear editing systems and graphics computers. Additionally, the student will learn scriptwriting, storyboard, producing and organizational skills required to complete the media production process. Senior students will be required to work internships during their senior year. Students must be able to provide their own transportation to and from their Internship sites as seniors. The attainment of the skills needed to produce audio and video programs will assist students who wish to further their education in the communications, broadcasting, video production, multi-media or public relations fields.

(Satisfies Mayfield Technology Requirement)



Visual Art & Design I

(Orange High School)

College Tech Prep

Grade 11
3 credits

2 Lab, 1 Related

Prerequisite: Portfolio interview and evaluation by Visual Art and Design Instructor, at least one year of High School art, a reference from the art teacher

Recommendation: good attendance record.

Estimated Fee: $170.00

Recommended for: College Bound/Technical Education
The first year course of study stresses basic concepts of design, form, light and color theory. Students learn to improve their artwork through disciplined work habits, paying close attention to detail, critiques and meeting deadlines. The first year focuses on preparing a portfolio for art college or a university art program.
Visual Art & Design II

(Orange High School)

College Tech Prep
3 credits

2 Lab, 1 Related

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Visual Art & Design I

Estimated Fee: $35.00

Recommended for: College Bound Artists.


The students use the skills they learned in the first year to produce a creative, well rounded, personalized portfolio for college entry. Students are individually guided in the application process of choosing the art colleges that are best suited to their strengths and personalities. From March to the end of May, the focus is on simulated and actual art studio projects such as: logo design, CD covers, greeting card design, advertising and product commercials.
Course Planner
Post High School Plans _______________________________________________________________________________________
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SOPHOMORE
Subject Credit
English 10 1

Science 1

Math 1

Social Studies 10 1



Health 1/2
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FRESHMAN

Subject Credit

English 9 1

Science 1

Math 1


Social Studies 9 1

Physical Education 1/2


Electives:
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JUNIOR
Subject Credit
English 11 1

Science 1

Math 1

Electives:
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SENIOR
Subject Credit
English 12 1

Social Studies 12/AP Govt. 1



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