Student Registration for Summer Polytech

Henrico County Career and Technical Education
Presents CTE SUMMER POLYTECH for rising 8th - 11th graders
JUNE 16 – JULY 9, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
NO Friday Classes
NO Classes July 2, 2015
8301 Hungary Spring Road
Henrico, VA 23228
100 Tech Drive
Highland Springs, VA 23075
$100.00 Henrico Residents Only
See course descriptions on page 8.
Occupational Outlook:
Software Developer: Developers are
the creative minds behind computer programs. Some develop the applications
that allow people to do specific tasks
on a computer or other device. Others
develop the underlying systems that run
the devices or control networks. Employment of software developers is projected
to grow 22 percent from 2012 to 2022.
Median salary, $90,530
Web Developer: Developers design the
websites needed to market companies
all over the world. Employment of web
developers is projected to grow 20
percent from 2012 to 2022.
Median salary, $75,660
*Students may take courses over multiple years to receive more credits
Graphic Designer: Design or create
graphics to meet specific commercial or
promotional needs, such as packaging,
displays, or logos. Employment of
graphic designers is projected to grow
7 percent from 2012 to 2022.
Median salary, $49,610
Pharmacist: Dispense drugs
prescribed by physicians and other
health practitioners and provide
information to patients about
medications and their use. Employment
of pharmacists is projected to grow 14
percent from 2012 to 2022.
Median salary, $116,500
Veterinarian: Diagnose, treat, or
research diseases and injuries of
animals. Includes veterinarians who
conduct research and development,
inspect livestock, or care for pets and
companion animals. Employment of
veterinarians is projected to grow 12
percent from 2012 to 2022.
Median salary, $96,140
Legal Systems Administrator: Legal
professions, including positions such as
paralegals, legal secretaries, attorneys,
and judges. Employment for Legal
Systems Administrators is expected to
grow by 10 percent by 2020.
Median salary, $61,560
Criminal Justice: Corrections and
law enforcement administration.
Employment in the criminal justice field
is expected to grow at a rate of 19
percent by 2020.
Median salary, $61,850
Culinary Arts: Chefs and head cooks
oversee the daily food preparation at
restaurants and other places where
food is served. Employment of chefs
and head cooks is projected to grow 5
percent from 2012 to 2022.
Median salary, $42,480
Auto Body Repair introduces students to aspects of
automotive body repair including minor body repair and
proper use of the tools of the trade.
Automotive Technology introduces students into
the many fields related to the automotive service industry
including engine and brake repair.
Barbering teaches students the basics of hair, scalp and
skin care. Students practice on mannequins to hone their new
skills and discover what it takes to operate a barber shop.
Computer-Aided Drafting and 3D Animation
is an exciting introductory course where students gain an
understanding on how to create drawings, 3D models and
animations using the latest CAD software. Students learn
the fundamentals of drafting by producing working drawings
before moving into 3D modeling. Students use a 3D printer
to produce real models of their designs.
Computer Systems Technology is an introductory
program for students who enjoy building, repairing, or
troubleshooting PC computers, basic electronics and
Cosmetology teaches students the basics of caring for
their skin, nails, and hair. Have fun while learning techniques
of hair styling, manicuring, pedicuring, skin care, facials,
and more.
Criminal Justice explores the world of modern law
enforcement. Learn to use police equipment to solve crimes
and keep order. Topics include crime scene investigation,
using police tactical gear, fingerprinting and common patrol
Culinary Arts students participate in creative activities
related to following recipes and cooking. Learn basic culinary
techniques, menu planning, preparation of meals and explore
culinary career opportunities.
Early Childhood Education and Services is ideal for
students interested in pursuing the field of education, especially those
who have a passion for working with younger children. Students
will work directly with preschool aged children enrolled at Springer
Preschool Academy.
Electricity & Cabling is designed to introduce students to
electricity-related occupations. Basic principles of electricity are stressed
with emphasis on residential wiring.
Graphic Communications is designed to introduce the student
to the world of printing and related areas. Students learn to develop
techniques to manage and control production printing using 21st century
skills. Develop skills in digital composition and printing, wide format
printing and collation/binding operations and the material used with
each and to learn the difference between Silk Screening, Heat Transfer
Vinyl and Vinyl Film and produce graphics with them.
Greenhouse Management/Landscaping introduces students
to greenhouse production of plants, floral design, interior and exterior
plantscaping. This includes the growing of flowers, bedding plants,
landscape plants, house plants, and ornamental greenery while working
in a controlled greenhouse environment. Students study floral arranging,
plant propagation, and transplanting and arranging plants.
High Tech Academy (HTA) introduces students to a multidiscipline program offering math, science and engineering. Students
work in teams to solve problems incorporating advanced mathematics
and science. If a student decides to take HTA in the fall, students will
be dual enrolled with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and
can obtain up to 28 VCU college credit hours for their mathematics
and science coursework.
Hotel & Catering/Travel and Tourism provides students an
introduction to the travel and tourism industry which includes cruise,
airline, lodging, and catering.
Legal Systems Administration is an introductory course for
students who want to be highly-trained legal office workers or want to
specialize in other fields in a legal environment. Students develop skills
that prepare them for employment in attorneys’ offices, clerks’ offices,
judges’ offices, and insurance firms.
Medical Systems Administration is an introductory course
for students who want to be highly-trained medical office workers or
want to specialize in other fields in a medical environment. Students
develop employability skills that prepare them for employment in
doctors’ offices, nursing home offices, medical clinics, insurance
firms, and hospital records departments.
Pharmacy Technician introduces students with the skills
needed to assist pharmacists in the delivery of health care services
to clients in a variety of settings.
Precision Machining Technology introduces the student to
the world of machining technology. Students learn how to properly
layout and produce projects through a combination of lecture and
hands on instruction including the safe use and operation of the drill
press, lathe, and surface grinders.
Radio Broadcasting and Journalism introduces students
to the world of being a disc jockey, news reporter and commercial
producer. Go LIVE on Henrico County’s own radio station Mix 91
FM for all to hear.
Sports Medicine provides an introduction to students in the field
of sports medicine/athletic training and other medical fields. Students
will develop skills in the prevention, recognition, assessment,
management, disposition, and rehabilitation of injuries. Learn the
principles of designing exercise programs for healthy individuals
and developing proper diets through the essentials of nutrition.
Veterinary Science is an introductory course designed
to teach basic skills in animal care and explore animal-related
careers. This class introduces basic skills and instruction in animal
behavior, breeds and species, basic animal anatomy, restraint and
handling, feeding/nutrition, animal grooming, facility maintenance
and cleaning, and workplace readiness.
Web Development/Programming introduces the skills
students need to succeed in today’s high-technology marketplace.
Instruction includes introduction to Web programming by learning
HTML HyperText Markup Language, Cascading Style Sheets (CCS),
Javascript, and Java. Introduction to tools such as Photoshop,
Dreamweaver, and Flash are also covered.
(Classes will not be held on Fridays or on Thursday, July 2nd.)
Student Name___________________________________________________________ Grade level for 2015-16________________Date _______________________
Current School__________________________________________ Name of HCPS Elementary School nearest to your home __________________________________
Parent Name ___________________________________________________________ Parent Email _____________________________________________________
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Address ________________________________________________________________________City _____________________________Zip __________________
My student, ______________________________________________, has my permission to attend the CTE Summer Polytech to be held June 16-July 9, 2015.
Once courses are registered, a confirmation letter and forms to be completed prior to the first day of classes will be mailed to your email account.
Parent/Guardian Signature ____________________________________________________ Date __________________ List the 4-WEEK class you wish to take and an alternate if your first choice is full:
1. ______________________________________________________________ Alternate ______________________________________________________________
Please attach your check or money order to the registration form. No cash accepted. Tuition $100.00. Students will be able to receive 0.5 credit from these 4-week
courses. Applications will not be processed prior to April 1, 2015. Students who will attend Highland Springs Technical Center should make checks payable to Highland
Springs Technical Center and mail to 100 Tech Drive, Highland Springs, VA 23075. Students who will attend Hermitage Technical Center should make checks payable to
Hermitage Technical Center and mail to 8301 Hungary Spring Road, Henrico, VA 23228.