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1 CAREER ACADEMY PROGRAMS ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE

2 Academy Programs

3 Automotive Repair Technology Academy Automotive Collision & Refinishing Academy Film & TV Production Academy JFK Health Science Academy (NCAC Certified) Information Technology Academy (NCAC Certified)

4 Steps to Apply to a Choice Program 1.Complete Choice Program Application 2.Mail completed application to: The Department of Choice Programs and School Choice 3308 Forest Hill Blvd. C-124 West Palm Beach, FL33406 THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CHOICE PROGRAMS AND SCHOOL CHOICE Choice Programs Application School Year 2010-2011

5 Steps to Apply to an In House Career Program 1.Complete Information Technology Application (Found at WWW.PVCHS.COM) 1.Send completed application to: Park Vista High School 7900 Jog Rd. Lake Worth, FL 33467 C/O Ron Poitras, Academy Director

6 Information Technology Academy Application ** This academy is an in house academy at Park Vista. DO NOT send this application to the School District. Please complete this application and send it to: Park Vista High School 7900 Jog Road Lake Worth, FL. 33467 Attn: Ron Poitras, Academy Coordinator Requirements for applying to program: 1)2.5 overall GPA 2)Good conduct and attendance Name: _________________________________ Student Number: ________________________ Home Address: _______________________________________ Home Phone: ____________________ Grade applying to: __________ Current School: _____________________________________ What interests me to become part of the Information Technology Academy at Park Vista Community High School? ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________ As a student applying to the in house Computer Technology Academy at Park Vista Community High School, you agree to follow the academy contract as developed by the Palm Beach County School District. Once you are selected for inclusion in the program, both you and your parents will agree to and sign the contract.

7 Repair Technology/ Auto Collision & Refinishing Academies

8 Automotive Repair Technology Academy This program is designed to prepare high school students for entry into post- secondary education majoring in automotive technology as well as direct entry into a career in the automotive field after high school. Our program is now fully certified by the National Automobile Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Our students train to work as: * Auto Lube Technician * Auto Brake System Technician * Auto Suspension and Steering Technician * Auto Engine Performance Technician

9 Automotive Collision and Refinishing Academy This program is designed to prepare high school students for entry into post- secondary education majoring in Collision and Refinishing repair as well as direct entry into a career in the automotive field after high school. Students train as: * Paint and Body Helper * Auto Collision Estimator

10 Automotive Repair Technology Academy and Collision & Refinishing Academy Industry Certifications available to Automotive Students: ASE Automobile Technician: Brakes ASE Automobile Technician: Electrical/Electronic Systems ASE Automobile Technician: Engine Performance ASE Automobile Technician: Suspension and Steering ASE Collision Repair and Refinishing Technician: Non-structural Analysis and Damage Repair B3 ASE Collision Repair and Refinishing Technician: Painting and Refinishing B2

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12 This program is designed to prepare high school students for entry into various jobs in the industry as well as provide opportunities for training and experience both in front of and behind the camera. Some sample occupations are: * Studio Assistant * Studio Technician * Edit Technician * Camera Operator

13 Hands On/Workshop Style classes Production process Production process Full Studio & control room facility Full Studio & control room facility Field production Field production Crew positions and responsibilities Crew positions and responsibilities Scripting Scripting Directing Directing Editing on Final Cut Pro Editing on Final Cut Pro

14 Years 1 & 2 In their first two years all students are required to take: Introduction to Field Production and Introduction to Studio Production Year 3 Advanced Production Techniques Year 4 Special Projects Production Film, Media, & TV Production Academy

15 JFK Health Science Academy NCAC Certified

16 Health Science Academy This program is designed to prepare high school students for employment or advanced training in the health occupations industry. Areas of Industry certification include: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) First Responder Certified Medical Administrative Assistant Certified EKG Technician (CET) First Responder Certified Health Unit Coordinator (CHUC)

17 Health Science Academy The JFK Medical Center Health Sciences Academy Course Sequence 9th grade – Health Science 1 (Honors) 10th grade – Health Science 2 (Honors)

18 Health Science Academy 11 th & 12 th Grade After completing Health Sciences 1 & 2, students choose: 1) Nursing Assistant (Honors) or 2) First Responder (Honors) or 3)Allied Health Assisting 3 (Honors) 4)Medical Lab Assisting (Honors) 5)Home Health Aide (Honors) 6)EKG Aide (Honors) 7)Health Unit Coordinator (Honors) HS 1 & 2 are prerequisites.

19 Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Benefits of participation: Develop leadership skills Conduct business meetings Social activities Friendly competition

20 Information Technology Academy (In Boundary Students Only)

21 Information Technology Academy This program will prepare high school students for entry into post-secondary education in a field of the students choice as well as direct entry into a technology- based career after high school. Some sample occupations are: * Information Technology Assistant * Presentation Specialist * Graphic Artist * Web Designer/Producer * Computer Support Specialist

22 All academy students will take Introduction to Information Technology After successfully completing Introduction to Information Technology, the academy student will take one of the following programs: (Click)

23 Areas of Concentration: New Media Technology PC Support Services Web Design Digital Design Gaming Simulation

24 FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA This organization is for all secondary students participating in business education programs. Members have the opportunity to compete in business-related events at district, state, and national levels. FBLA is required for all Information Technology Academy students. The dues are $15 which are renewable each school year.

25 Adobe Certified Associate (Dreamweaver) Adobe Certified Associate (Flash) Adobe Certified Associate (Photoshop) Certified Internet Web Associate Design Specialist CompTIA A+ Certification CompTIA Network+ Microsoft MCAS Bundle Certification Microsoft Office Master

26 Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars (GSV)

27 Pays 75% tuition Pays 75% tuition 3.0 GPA in 15.5 credits required for graduation 3.0 GPA in 15.5 credits required for graduation 3.5 GPA In 3 vocational credits earned in one vocational program 3.5 GPA In 3 vocational credits earned in one vocational program SAT 440 Verbal and 440 Math or SAT 440 Verbal and 440 Math or ACT 18 Reading, 17 English, 19 Math or ACT 18 Reading, 17 English, 19 Math or CPT 83 Reading, 72 Algebra, 83 Sentence Skills CPT 83 Reading, 72 Algebra, 83 Sentence Skills Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars

28 Need to contact us? By Phone: 561.491.8431 or on the web @ www.pvchs.com


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