Central High School

14075 Ken Austin Parkway, Brooksville, FL 34613
Phone: 352-797-7020
Fax: 352-797-7120
Kelly Slusser - Principal
7:30 AM – 2:10 PM
http://www.hernandoschools.org/chs

Aerospace Technology

The purpose of this program is to provide students with a foundation of knowledge and technically oriented experiences in the study of Aerospace Technologies, its effect upon our lives, and the choosing of an occupation. The content and activities will also include the study of safety and leadership skills. This program focuses on transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the technological tools, machines, instruments, materials, processes, and systems in business and industry.

Job Outlook

From national security to economic growth, the future of our nation depends on individuals who can apply their knowledge and skills in math and science toward engineering, technology, and research. These jobs are highly valued because they are critical to innovation in virtually every field, from medicine to transportation to technology.

For more career information visit: https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/check-out-careers-in-stem

Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Architecture & Construction career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Architecture & Construction career cluster.

Allied Health Assisting

This program provides students technical skill proficiency, occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Health Science career cluster. The content includes but is not limited to performing skills representative of one to three areas of allied health care in the laboratory and activities performed in a clinical setting under the supervision of a health professional duly certified/licensed. Major areas of allied health are defined as physical therapy, emergency, radiation, laboratory and respiratory medicine, and occupational therapy.

Job Outlook

Healthcare jobs are expected to have the fastest employment growth during the next ten years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In fact, Florida will have more than 50,000 job openings for nurses and nursing assistants in the next seven years. Other hot jobs include medical assistants, medical secretaries and health services managers.

For more career information visit: https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/pursue-a-profession-in-healthcare

Commercial Art Technology

This program provides students with a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in network support services positions, artists and related workers, illustrators, and commercial designers. The course content will include the following: basic art skills; lettering skills; preparation of layouts and illustrations; preparation of camera ready paste-up; and development of specialized skills. The course content also includes training in communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; and safe, efficient work practices.

Job Outlook

Demand for skilled workers in the field of information technology will continue to grow over the next ten years in Florida.

For more career information visit https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/get-into-information-technology

Culinary Arts

This program provides students with technical skill proficiency, occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Hospitality and Tourism career cluster. The content includes but is not limited to all aspects of preparation, presentation, and serving of food; leadership, communication skills, employability skills, and safe/efficient work practices are also covered. This coursework prepares students for employment in the food service/hospitality industry.

Industrial Biotechnology

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the manufacturing career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the manufacturing career cluster. Industrial Biotechnology is a program offering students science credit through an applied science education, to prepare them for entry level positions in the cutting edge industry of Biotechnology. While meeting the state standards for science, the coursework will focus on developing science and bio-technical skills that are current and in demand for this rapidly growing occupation. Upon completion of the integrated program, students will be able to explain and perform bio-technical skills used by Industrial, Medical, Agricultural, and Research facilities that develop and produce marketable products and processes.

Job Outlook

Florida is home to more than 20,000 manufacturers, producing a range of products from plastic to motor vehicles to food. This sector has experienced steady growth in recent years.

For more information visit: https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/make-a-career-in-manufacturing

Welding Technology Fundamental

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the manufacturing career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the manufacturing career cluster. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in the welding industry.

Job Outlook

Florida is home to more than 20,000 manufacturers, producing a range of products from plastic to motor vehicles to food. This sector has experienced steady growth in recent years.

For more information visit: https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/make-a-career-in-manufacturing

More Information

For more program information, please contact a CTE Specialist:

Christine Kostis
(352)797-7000 ext. 474

Jeff Perkins
(352)797-7088 ext. 275

Kara Trowell
(352)797-7020 ext. 304

Melissa Wilkerson
(352)797-7010 ext. 360