Hernando High School

700 Bell Avenue, Brooksville, FL 34601
Phone: 352-797-7015
Fax: 352-797-7115
Leechele Booker - Principal
7:15 AM – 2:10 PM
http://www.hernandoschools.org/hhs

Agritechnology

This program provides students with technical skill proficiency, occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources career cluster. The content includes but is not limited to instruction in animal and plant production and processing; agriculture marketing; agricultural mechanics; employability skills; mathematics; basic science; biological sciences; communications; and human-relations skills.

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

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

Applied Cybersecurity

This program provides students challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and cybersecurity-related careers in the Information Technology career cluster. As a future Information Security Analyst, you will learn about the newest development in cybersecurity, handling of security issues, safeguarding system, recognizing threats, safeguarding data and restoring systems to operating conditions.

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

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair

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 Transportation, Distribution and Logistics 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 Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster. The content includes but is not limited to broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Automotive industry; planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.

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.

Entrepreneurship

This program provides students an introduction to the concept of entrepreneurship, present entrepreneurship as a viable career option, provide students with the skills needed to realistically evaluate their potential as a business owner, and develop the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to start and operate a business.

Job Outlook

During the next decade, Florida will see employment growth for a range of skilled and experienced business managers - from general, and operations managers to administrative managers to social and community service managers.

For more career information, visit: https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/begin-a-career-in-business

Painting & Decorating

This program provides students technical skill proficiency, occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Architecture & Construction career cluster. This content includes, but is not limited to: communication skills, leadership skills, human relations and employability skills, safe and efficient work practices, materials and cost estimates, surface preparation, paint mixing and matching, application procedures, special effects, wall covering application, blueprint reading, ladder and scaffold erection and use, selection, application and care of materials, use of hand and power tools, and use of current industry standards, practices and techniques.

Job Outlook

In Florida, the construction industry will continue to grow. From now until 2024, Florida is projected to add more than 70,000 jobs in the construction trades, from painters and plumbers to cement masons and electricians.

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

Veterinary Assisting

The program provides students skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the veterinary assisting industry: planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety and environmental issues. The program also provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed as veterinary assistants.

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