All Heights Career Tech Programs are open to students who attend any of our consortium schools.  Transportation is provided for students attending a program that is not housed at their home school.  The following lists Heights CTE programs by school location.

Business and Administrative Services

Business Management – Students will learn core management principles while completing projects in the classroom that simulate an office environment. Students develop competency in such topics as entrepreneurship, business communication, project management, and operations management, as they learn what skills are needed to start their own business. Students also develop their technology skills by learning and utilizing real world business software applications. Each student is assigned a computer and will learn business software including Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word as they complete business related projects and simulations.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: including measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), managing monetary amount large than $50.00, tell time and math ability at 10 grade level.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, good hand/eye coordination, works on tasks independently and as a team.

Finance

Financial Management – This program is preparatory for careers in accounting, financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, real estate, and business financial management. Students will learn to analyze data and use it for decision making, as well as to share forecast information with management. The studies emphasized include investments, money management, insurance, professional development, accounting, banking, marketing, and management. Put your analytical and problem solving skills to work, while you learn how to make your money grow.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: including measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), managing monetary amount large than $50.00, tell time and math ability at 10 grade level.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, good hand/eye coordination, works on tasks independently and as a team.

Health Science

Biotechnology – This program is designed as a rigorous series of four semester courses in the field of Biotechnology. The program is offered as elective courses to college preparatory students who have an interest in and the ability to do advanced biological study and research. The Biotechnology courses are structured to mirror the content and laboratory skills of the Biotechnology industry and college level Biotechnology courses. As a result, the Biotechnology program will prepare students to be successful in the Biotechnology industry or at the collegiate level.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Health Science

This pathway helps to prepare students to enter the Healthcare professions. It allows students to continue their education or directly enter the workforce after graduation. This program will cover topics of human structure and function, disease and disorders, technical reporting, communication skills, legal responsibilities, ethical practices, infection control, environmental safety, emergency protocols and procedures, and teamwork. The students must have a strong background in sciences and math. This program offers excellent preparation to the student interested in the nursing, medical assistant and patient care.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, problem solver, able to effectively communicate needs and/or ask for assistance.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds and stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification and complete required clinical hours in order to pursue State Tested Nurses Assistance (STNA) Certification.

Information Technology

Digital Design – The focus of digital design is placing cutting edge technology in the hands of students and exposing them to basic design and production principles in the image generation, digital animation, and television and film production fields. Additionally, students will learn the principles of composition and interactive application development for use in student designed video games and will learn industry standard programming languages and constructs to write programs and create games that feature the principles of design and game play. Students will learn how to design game elements including: artificial intelligences, physics engines, and animation.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: Successful completion of Algebra I and enrollment in Geometry.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts, use of internet for research.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, good hand/eye coordination, ability to concentrate for long periods of time.

Marketing

Marketing – The two-year Marketing Management program includes extensive study in marketing, sales, advertising & promotion, visual merchandising, human relations, and employability skills with a direct pathway toward working in a marketing related position in the community. Students have the opportunity to earn as they learn, as well as receive college credit.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Transportation Systems

Automotive Technology – Students use the same state-of-the-art tools, equipment and cutting-edge technology as professional mechanics to identify mechanical or electrical problems, maintain, and repair all automotive systems in an on-site ASE-certified auto repair business with an opportunity to earn both college credit and industry credentials.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: including measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), counting money.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, Able to lift minimum of 40 pounds and stand on feet for at least 3 hours at a time.

Arts and Communications

Audio Engineering – Students learn the skills necessary to be successful in an entry-level position in the audio industry. Those skills include music theory, piano skills, composition, digital audio theory, digital signal processing, acoustics, electronic music, recording technology, mixing, and microphone design & application. These skills will prepare them for certification, college degree or entry-level position in the audio, broadcasting, music education, media or video gaming industries.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Digital Video Production

This program exposes students to the vast areas of video production. From researching a project, developing a story angle, interviewing techniques, editing on cutting-edge software – Adobe Premiere Pro – students will make projects come to life.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Engineering and Science Technologies

Engineering Technology – Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is a sequence of four courses which, when combined with traditional mathematics and science courses in high school, introduces students to the scope, rigor and discipline of engineering prior to entering college. PLTW offers a different approach to learning and teaching. Through an activity, project and problem based curriculum, PLTW gives students the chance to apply what they know, identify problems, find creative solutions and lead their own learning. The rigorous and relevant Engineering program offers students opportunities to develop highly transferable skills in collaboration, communication, and critical thinking which can lead to success in any chosen career.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Health Science

Clinical Health Careers – Students will learn the core curriculum required of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals including: anatomy, physiology, infection control, therapeutic communication, medical law and ethics while mastering hands-on skills needed to assist with exams and procedures and care for patients. They will gain real-world experience in healthcare working side by side with doctors and nurses as they complete clinical rotations.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, problem solver.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds and stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification and complete required clinical hours in order to pursue State Tested Nurses Assistance (STNA) Certification.

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science

Students in this fast paced active program will study the science of human movement while exploring a wide range of sports medicine and fitness careers through practical lab experiences and high-level academic coursework to develop the skills necessary to become an athletic trainer or a physical/occupational therapist including opportunities that can lead to careers working with professional athletes.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, problem solver.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds and stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification in order to pursue related state and national certifications.

Pharmacy Technician

Students enrolled in the Pharmacy Technician program will explore a wide range of pharmaceutical principles, career concepts, and skills needed to become a pharmacy technician. Skills include: assisting pharmacists with prescriptions, customer service, inventory management, compliance with privacy regulations participating in retail pharmacy procedures through a state of the art lab. Upon successful completion, and passage of the appropriate examination, the student can be eligible to become a nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, problem solver.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification in order to pursue related state and national certifications

Human Services

Cosmetology – Cosmetology students will provide a wide-range of hair, nail, and skin care services in a full-service salon setting while preparing to successfully complete the Ohio State Board Exam and become licensed cosmetologists.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, problem solver.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able to stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required complete required internship/volunteer hours in order to pursue Ohio State Cosmetology License.

Information Technology

Computer Networking – Cisco Academy – Students design, install, maintain, and troubleshot complex computer network systems in a challenging project based environment that uses realistic simulations to develop decision making and team working skills in a Cisco Networking Academy environment. Students are eligible to take the Cisco Certified Networking Associate Exam to receive recognized, industry leading CCNA certification.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: Successful completion of Algebra I and enrollment in Geometry.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts, use of internet for research.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, good hand/eye coordination, ability to concentrate for long periods of time.

Law and Public Safety

Criminal Justice – Criminal Justice students develop both mind and body using advanced self-defense tactics and fitness training while researching and analyzing current trends and issues in civil and criminal law. Successful program graduates will earn state recognized credentials (OPOTA) and find immediate opportunities upon graduation for employment or higher education.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, work independently and as a part of a team, problem solver.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, run, jump, climb (timed) and stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification and National Incident Management System (NIMS) training in order to go for Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy (OPOTA) certification.

Marketing

Marketing – The two-year Marketing Management program includes extensive study in marketing, sales, advertising & promotion, visual merchandising, human relations, and employability skills with a direct pathway toward working in a marketing related position in the community. Students have the opportunity to earn as they learn, as well as receive college credit.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Transportation Systems

Automotive Technology – Students use the same state-of-the-art tools, equipment and cutting-edge technology as professional mechanics to identify mechanical or electrical problems, maintain, and repair all automotive systems in an on-site ASE-certified auto repair business with an opportunity to earn both college credit and industry credentials.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: including measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), counting money.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, Able to lift minimum of 40 pounds and stand on feet for at least 3 hours at a time.

Arts and Communications

Media Arts – An instructional program that provides training in the area of interactive multimedia development that includes creating, designing, and producing interactive multimedia product and services and digitally generated or computer enhanced media.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Construction Technologies

Home Improvement and Maintenance – This program is designed to help students develop skills for maintenance and remodeling of homes and other buildings. Fields that are studied include electricity, plumbing, framing, roofing, and finish carpentry. This course will introduce and train students in the basic skills necessary to pursue a career in construction. This course covers foundations, flooring, framing, plumbing, electrical, sheet rock, windows, doors, cabinetry, blueprint reading, use of hand tools, and construction math. Models to full sized partitions are constructed in the shop. Visits at actual job sites are included.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: including measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), compute time problems, use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, and counting money.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret chart/diagrams, problem solving.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, Able to lift minimum of 90 pounds and stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time.

Education and Training

Teacher Academy – This program is a two-year orientation for the teaching profession. Students are exposed to teaching careers and the education system through simulations, “hands-on” activities, and observations. In addition to the curriculum components, all students are required to participate in a field experience in a public school classroom for approximately 5 weeks.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: School readiness in order to teach counting and shapes, measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols, ability to carry out behavioral objectives and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification, blood borne pathogens training and basic child development classes.

Human Services

Cosmetology – Cosmetology students will provide a wide-range of hair, nail, and skin care services in a full-service salon setting while preparing to successfully complete the Ohio State Board Exam and become licensed cosmetologists.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, problem solver.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able to stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required complete required internship/volunteer hours in order to pursue Ohio State Cosmetology License.

Law and Public Safety

Criminal Justice – Criminal Justice students develop both mind and body using advanced self-defense tactics and fitness training while researching and analyzing current trends and issues in civil and criminal law. Successful program graduates will earn state recognized credentials (OPOTA) and find immediate opportunities upon graduation for employment or higher education.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, work independently and as a part of a team, problem solver.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, run, jump, climb (timed) and stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification and National Incident Management System (NIMS) training in order to go for Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy (OPOTA) certification.

Marketing

Marketing – The two-year Marketing Management program includes extensive study in marketing, sales, advertising & promotion, visual merchandising, human relations, and employability skills with a direct pathway toward working in a marketing related position in the community. Students have the opportunity to earn as they learn, as well as receive college credit.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Transportation Systems

Automotive Technology – Students use the same state-of-the-art tools, equipment and cutting-edge technology as professional mechanics to identify mechanical or electrical problems, maintain, and repair all automotive systems in an on-site ASE-certified auto repair business with an opportunity to earn both college credit and industry credentials.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: including measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), counting money.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, Able to lift minimum of 40 pounds and stand on feet for at least 3 hours at a time.

Arts and Communications

Graphic Imaging Technology – Graphic Imaging Technology students will design and produce advertising and marketing projects from concept to completion including estimating, ordering materials, following job specifications, and delivering client projects on schedule using the same computer hardware/software as professional graphic designers.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Engineering and Science Technologies

Engineering Technology – Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is a sequence of four courses which, when combined with traditional mathematics and science courses in high school, introduces students to the scope, rigor and discipline of engineering prior to entering college. PLTW offers a different approach to learning and teaching. Through an activity, project and problem based curriculum, PLTW gives students the chance to apply what they know, identify problems, find creative solutions and lead their own learning. The rigorous and relevant Engineering program offers students opportunities to develop highly transferable skills in collaboration, communication, and critical thinking which can lead to success in any chosen career.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Hospitality and Tourism

Culinary Arts – Are you creative? Do you enjoy cooking? Do you thrive in a team environment? If so, Culinary Arts & Restaurant Management might be just the career for you! The Heights Consortium Culinary Arts Program in partnership with Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) is a two-year, ProStart Certification Course that provides you with basic culinary essentials and foodservice management skills including customer relations, cost controls, basic accounting principles, marketing, purchasing, inventory, team building skills and communications. These skills will be developed and refined in the new Tri-C Hospitality and Restaurant Management School located on the grounds of the eastern campus. Also, ProStart gives you the opportunity to compe additional scholarships and potential employment opportunities.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: including measuring using cups, quarts, gallons, fractions, and spoons. Converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), computing time problems, read and use a scale and counting money.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read and write measurements words and their abbreviations, read for information and relate to various topics, follow multiple step directions, and interpret charts/diagrams.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination. Able to lift minimum of 30 pounds and stand on feet for at least 5 hours at a time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification and complete required work hours in order to earn the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s (NRAEF) ProStart and other related certifications.

Law and Public Safety

Firefighting/EMT Academy – In this fast paced and highly challenging program, you’ll learn about the science of firefighting, fire prevention and the safety and hazards associated with fires. You’ll study the behavior, suppression, compartmentalization, and investigation of fire and its related emergencies, and all the associated training of an Emergency Medical Technician. Students will spend their senior year on the campus of Cuyahoga Community College Fire Academy earning college credit and the opportunity to become certified Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, work independently and as a part of a team, problem solver.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, run, jump, climb (timed) and stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification, National Incident Management System (NIMS) training and a timed physical agility exam in order to be accepted in the EMT or Fire Academy and pursue related state and national certifications.

BHS – Bedford High School

Business and Administrative Services

Business Management – Students will learn core management principles while completing projects in the classroom that simulate an office environment. Students develop competency in such topics as entrepreneurship, business communication, project management, and operations management, as they learn what skills are needed to start their own business. Students also develop their technology skills by learning and utilizing real world business software applications. Each student is assigned a computer and will learn business software including Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word as they complete business related projects and simulations.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: including measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), managing monetary amount large than $50.00, tell time and math ability at 10 grade level.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, good hand/eye coordination, works on tasks independently and as a team.

Finance

Financial Management – This program is preparatory for careers in accounting, financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, real estate, and business financial management. Students will learn to analyze data and use it for decision making, as well as to share forecast information with management. The studies emphasized include investments, money management, insurance, professional development, accounting, banking, marketing, and management. Put your analytical and problem solving skills to work, while you learn how to make your money grow.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: including measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), managing monetary amount large than $50.00, tell time and math ability at 10 grade level.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, good hand/eye coordination, works on tasks independently and as a team.

Health Science

Biotechnology – This program is designed as a rigorous series of four semester courses in the field of Biotechnology. The program is offered as elective courses to college preparatory students who have an interest in and the ability to do advanced biological study and research. The Biotechnology courses are structured to mirror the content and laboratory skills of the Biotechnology industry and college level Biotechnology courses. As a result, the Biotechnology program will prepare students to be successful in the Biotechnology industry or at the collegiate level.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Health Science

This pathway helps to prepare students to enter the Healthcare professions. It allows students to continue their education or directly enter the workforce after graduation. This program will cover topics of human structure and function, disease and disorders, technical reporting, communication skills, legal responsibilities, ethical practices, infection control, environmental safety, emergency protocols and procedures, and teamwork. The students must have a strong background in sciences and math. This program offers excellent preparation to the student interested in the nursing, medical assistant and patient care.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, problem solver, able to effectively communicate needs and/or ask for assistance.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds and stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification and complete required clinical hours in order to pursue State Tested Nurses Assistance (STNA) Certification.

Information Technology

Digital Design – The focus of digital design is placing cutting edge technology in the hands of students and exposing them to basic design and production principles in the image generation, digital animation, and television and film production fields. Additionally, students will learn the principles of composition and interactive application development for use in student designed video games and will learn industry standard programming languages and constructs to write programs and create games that feature the principles of design and game play. Students will learn how to design game elements including: artificial intelligences, physics engines, and animation.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: Successful completion of Algebra I and enrollment in Geometry.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts, use of internet for research.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, good hand/eye coordination, ability to concentrate for long periods of time.

Marketing

Marketing – The two-year Marketing Management program includes extensive study in marketing, sales, advertising & promotion, visual merchandising, human relations, and employability skills with a direct pathway toward working in a marketing related position in the community. Students have the opportunity to earn as they learn, as well as receive college credit.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Transportation Systems

Automotive Technology – Students use the same state-of-the-art tools, equipment and cutting-edge technology as professional mechanics to identify mechanical or electrical problems, maintain, and repair all automotive systems in an on-site ASE-certified auto repair business with an opportunity to earn both college credit and industry credentials.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: including measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), counting money.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, Able to lift minimum of 40 pounds and stand on feet for at least 3 hours at a time.

CHHS – Cleveland Heights High School

Arts and Communications

Audio Engineering – Students learn the skills necessary to be successful in an entry-level position in the audio industry. Those skills include music theory, piano skills, composition, digital audio theory, digital signal processing, acoustics, electronic music, recording technology, mixing, and microphone design & application. These skills will prepare them for certification, college degree or entry-level position in the audio, broadcasting, music education, media or video gaming industries.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Digital Video Production

This program exposes students to the vast areas of video production. From researching a project, developing a story angle, interviewing techniques, editing on cutting-edge software – Adobe Premiere Pro – students will make projects come to life.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Engineering and Science Technologies

Engineering Technology – Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is a sequence of four courses which, when combined with traditional mathematics and science courses in high school, introduces students to the scope, rigor and discipline of engineering prior to entering college. PLTW offers a different approach to learning and teaching. Through an activity, project and problem based curriculum, PLTW gives students the chance to apply what they know, identify problems, find creative solutions and lead their own learning. The rigorous and relevant Engineering program offers students opportunities to develop highly transferable skills in collaboration, communication, and critical thinking which can lead to success in any chosen career.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Health Science

Clinical Health Careers – Students will learn the core curriculum required of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals including: anatomy, physiology, infection control, therapeutic communication, medical law and ethics while mastering hands-on skills needed to assist with exams and procedures and care for patients. They will gain real-world experience in healthcare working side by side with doctors and nurses as they complete clinical rotations.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, problem solver.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds and stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification and complete required clinical hours in order to pursue State Tested Nurses Assistance (STNA) Certification.

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science

Students in this fast paced active program will study the science of human movement while exploring a wide range of sports medicine and fitness careers through practical lab experiences and high-level academic coursework to develop the skills necessary to become an athletic trainer or a physical/occupational therapist including opportunities that can lead to careers working with professional athletes.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, problem solver.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds and stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification in order to pursue related state and national certifications.

Pharmacy Technician

Students enrolled in the Pharmacy Technician program will explore a wide range of pharmaceutical principles, career concepts, and skills needed to become a pharmacy technician. Skills include: assisting pharmacists with prescriptions, customer service, inventory management, compliance with privacy regulations participating in retail pharmacy procedures through a state of the art lab. Upon successful completion, and passage of the appropriate examination, the student can be eligible to become a nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, problem solver.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification in order to pursue related state and national certifications

Human Services

Cosmetology – Cosmetology students will provide a wide-range of hair, nail, and skin care services in a full-service salon setting while preparing to successfully complete the Ohio State Board Exam and become licensed cosmetologists.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, problem solver.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able to stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required complete required internship/volunteer hours in order to pursue Ohio State Cosmetology License.

Information Technology

Computer Networking – Cisco Academy – Students design, install, maintain, and troubleshot complex computer network systems in a challenging project based environment that uses realistic simulations to develop decision making and team working skills in a Cisco Networking Academy environment. Students are eligible to take the Cisco Certified Networking Associate Exam to receive recognized, industry leading CCNA certification.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: Successful completion of Algebra I and enrollment in Geometry.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts, use of internet for research.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, good hand/eye coordination, ability to concentrate for long periods of time.

Law and Public Safety

Criminal Justice – Criminal Justice students develop both mind and body using advanced self-defense tactics and fitness training while researching and analyzing current trends and issues in civil and criminal law. Successful program graduates will earn state recognized credentials (OPOTA) and find immediate opportunities upon graduation for employment or higher education.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, work independently and as a part of a team, problem solver.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, run, jump, climb (timed) and stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification and National Incident Management System (NIMS) training in order to go for Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy (OPOTA) certification.

Marketing

Marketing – The two-year Marketing Management program includes extensive study in marketing, sales, advertising & promotion, visual merchandising, human relations, and employability skills with a direct pathway toward working in a marketing related position in the community. Students have the opportunity to earn as they learn, as well as receive college credit.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Transportation Systems

Automotive Technology – Students use the same state-of-the-art tools, equipment and cutting-edge technology as professional mechanics to identify mechanical or electrical problems, maintain, and repair all automotive systems in an on-site ASE-certified auto repair business with an opportunity to earn both college credit and industry credentials.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: including measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), counting money.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, Able to lift minimum of 40 pounds and stand on feet for at least 3 hours at a time.

MHHS – Maple Heights High School

Arts and Communications

Media Arts – An instructional program that provides training in the area of interactive multimedia development that includes creating, designing, and producing interactive multimedia product and services and digitally generated or computer enhanced media.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Construction Technologies

Home Improvement and Maintenance – This program is designed to help students develop skills for maintenance and remodeling of homes and other buildings. Fields that are studied include electricity, plumbing, framing, roofing, and finish carpentry. This course will introduce and train students in the basic skills necessary to pursue a career in construction. This course covers foundations, flooring, framing, plumbing, electrical, sheet rock, windows, doors, cabinetry, blueprint reading, use of hand tools, and construction math. Models to full sized partitions are constructed in the shop. Visits at actual job sites are included.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: including measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), compute time problems, use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, and counting money.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret chart/diagrams, problem solving.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, Able to lift minimum of 90 pounds and stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time.

Education and Training

Teacher Academy – This program is a two-year orientation for the teaching profession. Students are exposed to teaching careers and the education system through simulations, “hands-on” activities, and observations. In addition to the curriculum components, all students are required to participate in a field experience in a public school classroom for approximately 5 weeks.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: School readiness in order to teach counting and shapes, measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols, ability to carry out behavioral objectives and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification, blood borne pathogens training and basic child development classes.

Human Services

Cosmetology – Cosmetology students will provide a wide-range of hair, nail, and skin care services in a full-service salon setting while preparing to successfully complete the Ohio State Board Exam and become licensed cosmetologists.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, problem solver.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able to stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required complete required internship/volunteer hours in order to pursue Ohio State Cosmetology License.

Law and Public Safety

Criminal Justice – Criminal Justice students develop both mind and body using advanced self-defense tactics and fitness training while researching and analyzing current trends and issues in civil and criminal law. Successful program graduates will earn state recognized credentials (OPOTA) and find immediate opportunities upon graduation for employment or higher education.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, work independently and as a part of a team, problem solver.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, run, jump, climb (timed) and stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification and National Incident Management System (NIMS) training in order to go for Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy (OPOTA) certification.

Marketing

Marketing – The two-year Marketing Management program includes extensive study in marketing, sales, advertising & promotion, visual merchandising, human relations, and employability skills with a direct pathway toward working in a marketing related position in the community. Students have the opportunity to earn as they learn, as well as receive college credit.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Transportation Systems

Automotive Technology – Students use the same state-of-the-art tools, equipment and cutting-edge technology as professional mechanics to identify mechanical or electrical problems, maintain, and repair all automotive systems in an on-site ASE-certified auto repair business with an opportunity to earn both college credit and industry credentials.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: including measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), counting money.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, Able to lift minimum of 40 pounds and stand on feet for at least 3 hours at a time.

WHHS – Warrensville Heights High School

Arts and Communications

Graphic Imaging Technology – Graphic Imaging Technology students will design and produce advertising and marketing projects from concept to completion including estimating, ordering materials, following job specifications, and delivering client projects on schedule using the same computer hardware/software as professional graphic designers.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Engineering and Science Technologies

Engineering Technology – Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is a sequence of four courses which, when combined with traditional mathematics and science courses in high school, introduces students to the scope, rigor and discipline of engineering prior to entering college. PLTW offers a different approach to learning and teaching. Through an activity, project and problem based curriculum, PLTW gives students the chance to apply what they know, identify problems, find creative solutions and lead their own learning. The rigorous and relevant Engineering program offers students opportunities to develop highly transferable skills in collaboration, communication, and critical thinking which can lead to success in any chosen career.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems, convert one metric unit to another metric unit, tell time and recognize roman numerals.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, interpret symbols and problem solve.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination and color recognition. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, sit at work station for extended periods of time and/or stand on feet for extended time.

Hospitality and Tourism

Culinary Arts – Are you creative? Do you enjoy cooking? Do you thrive in a team environment? If so, Culinary Arts & Restaurant Management might be just the career for you! The Heights Consortium Culinary Arts Program in partnership with Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) is a two-year, ProStart Certification Course that provides you with basic culinary essentials and foodservice management skills including customer relations, cost controls, basic accounting principles, marketing, purchasing, inventory, team building skills and communications. These skills will be developed and refined in the new Tri-C Hospitality and Restaurant Management School located on the grounds of the eastern campus. Also, ProStart gives you the opportunity to compe additional scholarships and potential employment opportunities.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: including measuring using cups, quarts, gallons, fractions, and spoons. Converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), computing time problems, read and use a scale and counting money.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read and write measurements words and their abbreviations, read for information and relate to various topics, follow multiple step directions, and interpret charts/diagrams.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination. Able to lift minimum of 30 pounds and stand on feet for at least 5 hours at a time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification and complete required work hours in order to earn the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s (NRAEF) ProStart and other related certifications.

Law and Public Safety

Firefighting/EMT Academy – In this fast paced and highly challenging program, you’ll learn about the science of firefighting, fire prevention and the safety and hazards associated with fires. You’ll study the behavior, suppression, compartmentalization, and investigation of fire and its related emergencies, and all the associated training of an Emergency Medical Technician. Students will spend their senior year on the campus of Cuyahoga Community College Fire Academy earning college credit and the opportunity to become certified Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians.

Suggested Skills:

  • Basic Math: measuring using fractions, converting percentages to decimals (vice versa), use a formula to solve a problem, utilize a calculator to solve math problems tell time/read second hand.
  • Reading/Writing/Communications: Read on or at 10th grade level, Follow multiple step directions, interpret charts/diagrams, work independently and as a part of a team, problem solver.
  • Physical: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Manual dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, be able to kneel on the floor. Able to lift minimum of 50 pounds, run, jump, climb (timed) and stand on feet for at least 8 hours at a time. *Will be required to pass CPR/First Aid certification, National Incident Management System (NIMS) training and a timed physical agility exam in order to be accepted in the EMT or Fire Academy and pursue related state and national certifications.