Woodside High School

13450 Woodside Lane     Newport News, VA 23608     Phone: (757) 886-7530     Fax: (757) 877-0480

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CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE)

Image: CTE logoCareer and Technical Education in Virginia annually serves more than 550,000 students in grades 6-12 through its career and technical courses and programs. At the state level, Career and Technical Education supports many initiatives and provides valuable resources that further enhance the value of its educational offerings.   

Woodside High School  €™s Career and Technical Education department instructs close to 1,000 students annually. Woodside High School offers   MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist Certification), and the Virtual Enterprise entrepreneurial learning concept.   

Career and Technical Education students complete rigorous industry-related course curriculums that better prepare them for college placement and a career focus.   Teachers reinforce Virginia's academic Standards of Learning in English, mathematics, science, and history/social science as they apply to the Career and Technical Education curriculum.   

Woodside high school  €™s Career and Technical Education department offers the following courses:

Business and Information Technology Education      

  • Some career interests: Financial Planner, Accountant, Graphics Designer
  • Courses offered: Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Digital Input Technologies, Computer                      Information Systems, Advanced Computer Information Systems, Business Law, Business Management,       Desktop Publishing
  • Student Organization: Virginia FBLA/PBL, National FBLA/PBL
  • Teacher Contacts:   Jo Ella Lawrence & Tina Shorter
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Family and Consumer Sciences Education

  • Some career interests: Nutritionist, Chef, Childcare Provider
  • Courses offered: Family Planning, Nutrition/Wellness, International Cuisine
  • Student Organization: Virginia FCCLA   
  • Teacher Contact:       Samantha Reynolds

Marketing Education

  • Some career interests: Advertising Agent, Sales Manager, and Entrepreneur
  • Courses offered: Fashion Design, Marketing Management, Marketing Co-op, Advanced Marketing Co-op
  • Student Organization: Virginia    DECA
  • Teacher Contacts: Blair Duval

Technology Education

  • Some career interests: Electrician, Engineer, and Architect
  • Courses offered: Basic and Technical Drawing, Engineering Drawing, Architectural Drawing, Graphics Design, Communications Technology
  • Student Organization: Virginia TSA
  • Teacher Contacts:   Bob George

Woodside High School Career and Technical Education uses a variety of software programs and technologies to expose students to the latest industry standards.    Some of the equipment we train our students to use includes: AutoCAD,   Windows XP, Microsoft Office 2010, Writing Tablets, and Adobe Creative Suite.

 

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