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CTE - Human Services

Teachers:  Cretia Mainous & Lori Winburn

Human Services empowers individuals and families across the life span to manage the challenges of living and working in a diverse, global society.  Our unique focus is on families, work and their interrelationships.  The following career majors are offered in this program:  Family and Consumer Management and Early Childhood Education.  Students can participate in the family and consumer sciences career and technical student organization - Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA).



FACS Essential (9)   FACS Essential (9)
Parenting (10-11)   Early Lifespan Development (10-11)
Foods & Nutrition (11-12)   Child Services I (11-12)
Money Skills (11-12)   Child Services II (11-12)
Students must take all four courses to complete the career major.  Upon completing three credits, students will take the related KOSSA assessment for the specific career major. KOSSA assesses a students' employability and occupational specific skills.  Early Childhood Education students may co-op their senior year once they have completed all four courses or have obtained three credits and are scheduled in their capstone class - Child Services I.  Students must maintain a "B" average, have good attendance, and be approved by the teacher and assistant principal.  Cooperative education provides valuable hands-on work experience in a supervised setting.  Students who participate receive compensation for their work.