Career and Technology EducationThe mission of the CTE program is to produce graduates with the communication, problem-solving, interpersonal, and technical skills required for success in the workplace. The CTE program is an integral part of the total educational program and is designed to meet two goals: (1) attainment of business skills and knowledge, including career exploration for all students, and (2) preparation for entering business occupations and for pursuing additional education.
>WBHS Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) FBLA is the student organization associated with business classes. All students are members of FBLA. If a student wishes to participate in competition and social events, they must pay FBLA dues.
The Work and Family Studies program is made up of Consumer and Homemaking Education and Occupational Home Economics. The Home Economics curriculum prepares students for personal and family living and for earning a living. Students prepare for career opportunities in the field of fashion design, manufacturing and merchandising, food preparation and service and childcare and early childhood education.
The mission of technology education is to assist students in developing an understanding of all aspects of industry and technology and to aid them in the discovery and development of individual potential. Students also participate in the Technology Education Student Association, which is an integral part of each course. The study of technology can also help students to do the following:
- Know and appreciate the importance of technology.
- Apply tools, materials, processes, and technical concepts safely and efficiently.
- Uncover and develop individual talents.
- Apply problem-solving techniques.
- Apply creative abilities.
- Deal with forces that influence the future.
- Adjust to the changing environment.
- Become wiser consumers.
- Become technologically literate.
- Make informed career choices.
The Technology Student association meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month in room A-7. See any technology teacher for more information.
A national Career and Technical Student Organization, the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America provides personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Sciences education. FCCLA is the Ultimate Leadership Experience.