3 Automotive Repair Technology Academy Automotive Collision & RefinishingFilm & TV ProductionJFK Health Science Academy(NCAC Certified)Information Technology Academy(NCAC Certified)
4 Choice Programs Application School Year 2010-2011 THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CHOICE PROGRAMS AND SCHOOL CHOICEChoice Programs Application School YearSteps to Apply to a Choice ProgramComplete Choice Program ApplicationMail completed application to:The Department of Choice Programs and School Choice3308 Forest Hill Blvd. C-124West Palm Beach, FL 33406
5 Steps to Apply to an In House Career Program Complete Information Technology Application(Found atSend completed application to:Park Vista High School7900 Jog Rd.Lake Worth, FLC/O Ron Poitras, Academy Director
6 Attn: Ron Poitras, Academy Coordinator 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 School7900 Jog RoadLake Worth, FLAttn: Ron Poitras, Academy CoordinatorRequirements for applying to program:2.5 overall GPAGood conduct and attendanceName: _________________________________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 Auto Collision & Refinishing RepairTechnology/Auto Collision & RefinishingAcademies
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 AcademyThis 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 AcademyIndustry Certifications available to Automotive Students:ASE Automobile Technician: BrakesASE Automobile Technician: Electrical/Electronic SystemsASE Automobile Technician: Engine PerformanceASE Automobile Technician: Suspension and SteeringASE Collision Repair and Refinishing Technician: Non-structural Analysis and Damage Repair B3ASE Collision Repair and Refinishing Technician: Painting and Refinishing B2
12 Some sample occupations are: 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 processFull Studio & control room facilityField productionCrew positions and responsibilitiesScriptingDirectingEditing on Final Cut Pro
14 In their first two years all students are required to take: Film, Media, & TV Production AcademyYears 1 & 2In their first two years all students are required to take:Introduction to Field ProductionandIntroduction to Studio ProductionYear 3Advanced Production TechniquesYear 4Special Projects Production
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 ResponderCertified Medical Administrative AssistantCertified EKG Technician (CET)Certified Health Unit Coordinator (CHUC)
17 Health Science Academy The JFK Medical Center Health Sciences AcademyCourse Sequence9th grade – Health Science 1 (Honors)10th grade – Health Science 2 (Honors)
18 Health Science Academy 11th & 12th GradeAfter completing Health Sciences 1 & 2, students choose:1) Nursing Assistant (Honors) or2) First Responder (Honors) orAllied Health Assisting 3 (Honors)Medical Lab Assisting (Honors)Home Health Aide (Honors)EKG Aide (Honors)Health Unit Coordinator (Honors)HS 1 & 2 are prerequisites.
19 Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Benefits of participation:Develop leadership skillsConduct business meetingsSocial activitiesFriendly 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 student’s 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 SpecialistInformation Technology Academy
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 TechnologyPC Support ServicesWeb DesignDigital DesignGaming 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 TechnologyAcademy students. The dues are $15 which are renewable each school year.
25 Industry Certifications Adobe Certified Associate (Dreamweaver)Adobe Certified Associate (Flash)Adobe Certified Associate (Photoshop)Certified Internet Web Associate Design SpecialistCompTIA A+ CertificationCompTIA Network+Microsoft MCAS Bundle CertificationMicrosoft Office Master
27 Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Pays 75% tuition3.0 GPA in 15.5 credits required for graduation3.5 GPA In 3 vocational credits earned in one vocational programSAT 440 Verbal and 440 Math orACT 18 Reading, 17 English, 19 Math orCPT 83 Reading, 72 Algebra, 83 Sentence Skills
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