Work-Based Learning: Career Practicum is a capstone course intended to provide students with opportunities to apply the skills and knowledge learned in previous CTE and general education courses within a professional work environment. The course allows students to earn high school credit for select models of work-based learning, which allow students to interact with industry professionals in order to extend and deepen classroom work and support the development of post secondary and career readiness knowledge and skills.
CTE’S MISSION IS TO PROVIDE ALL STUDENTS IN THE ROANE COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM WITH A BROAD RANGE OF CHOICES IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION COURSES WHICH ARE RELEVANT TO TODAY'S GLOBAL SOCIETY. THIS WILL ENABLE OUR STUDENTS TO PURSUE THEIR CAREER PATHS AND BECOME TOMORROW'S SUCCESSFUL CITIZENS, WORKERS, AND LEADERS.
ROANE COUNTY SCHOOLS OFFERS STUDENTS THE ABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN 29 CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND 6 CONTEXTUAL ACADEMIC OFFERS AT OUR FIVE HIGH SCHOOLS. TWO MIDDLE SCHOOLS ALSO OFFER TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
ROANE COUNTY SCHOOLS ALSO ENCOURAGES NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENTS TO ENTER STEM AND OTHER PROGRAMS OF STUDY LISTED AT THE RIGHT. ONE WAY WE INTRODUCE THOSE OPPORTUNITIES TO STUDENTS ARE THROUGH THE OAKRIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY'S TRAVELING SCIENCE FAIR."THE ORNL SCIENCE FAIR PROVIDES GUESTS OF ALL AGES THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SCIENCE AND THE IMPORTANCE OF RESEARCH BEING DONE AT OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY. STUDENTS ENTER CARNIVAL STYLE INTERACTIVE TRAILERS THAT DESCRIBE VARIOUS FIELDS OF RESEARCH AND AREAS OF FUTURE JOB OPPORTUNITIES." GET MORE INFORMATION AT: HTTPS://ORISE.ORAU.GOV/ORNL-SCIENCE-FAIR/
ALL ROANE COUNTY PRIVATE SCHOOLS, PLEASE CONTACT OUR CTE DIRECTOR IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN OUR CTE OFFERINGS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES.