Weeki Wachee High School

12150 Vespa Way, Weeki Wachee, FL 34614
Phone: 352-797-7029
Fax: 352-797-7129
Troy LaBarbara - Principal
7:20 AM - 2:10 PM
http://www.hernandoschools.org/wwhs

Digital Media/Multimedia Design

This program prepares students for further education and careers in digital media, new media, and multimedia positions in the Information Technology career cluster. The program 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 Information Technology career cluster. The content includes but is not limited to practical experiences in Web page design, interactive presentation development, testing and production. Specialized skills in multimedia presentations such as video editing, audio features, and simple animation and authoring software are used to produce a variety of interactive multimedia presentations.

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

Digital Video Technology

This program prepares students for initial employment as production assistants, audio/video equipment technician, video/TV camera operators, video editors, multi-media artists/animators and broadcast technicians. The content includes, but is not be limited to, communication skills; leadership skills; human relations and employability skills; safe and efficient work practices; and preparation to assume responsibility for overall production of digital video activities including: scripts, lighting, camera operation, electronic news gathering, field/studio production, and video editing. 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 Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster. Media of all types are explored in this learning course of study. Video and Audio specialties are explored with industry certification leading to possible employment or entrance into college in the field of multimedia is the goal.

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

Game/Simulation/Animation/Visual Design

This program offers a sequence of project-based courses that provide 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 Information Technology career cluster such as Game or Simulation Designer, Game or Simulation Graphic Artist, and Game or Simulation 3-D Animator; 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 Information Technology career cluster. The content includes but is not limited to practical experiences in game/simulation conceptualization, design, storyboarding, development methodologies, 2D/3D animation design and production, and implementation issues. Specialized skills involving graphic animation software are used to produce a variety of two and three dimensional components.

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

Principles of Teaching

This program provides students challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Education & Training career cluster. Students will work with four different groups of teachers over a period of four years, allowing students who complete the program exposure to different curricula at different levels.

Job Outlook

The demand for high-quality teachers in public education - both K12 and college - remains consistent. The demand for instructors in career and technical training, also called vocational, will see the greatest demand.

For more career information visit: https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/enter-the-field-of-education

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