Career and Technical Education Department

Preparing students for the real world.

The Career & Technical Education Department at TGS is committed to providing 21st century skills needed to be competitive in today’s global society

As a result of participation in a variety of courses at The Gilbert School 7-12 CTE Program, students will:

  • Demonstrate interpersonal, teamwork, and leadership skills needed to function in diverse working environments.
  • Appreciate the value of the entrepreneurial spirit, both in the small business and in the corporate environment.
  • Apply the critical-thinking skills needed to function in students’ multiple roles as citizens, consumers, worker, manager, business owners, and director of their own economic futures.
  • Communicate effectively as writers, listeners, and speakers.
    Investigate the use of technology in the real world.
  • Learn to operate tools and machines with safety and skill, manufacturing and carpentry techniques, etc. that can be applied to the real world in real careers.
  • Operate software for computers that is used in the engineering fields to design and output real drawings that manufacturers, carpenters, part makers, etc. would use to create a real product.
  • Understand how businesses operate as a consumer, manager, or business owner.
    Select and apply technology tools for making personal and business decisions and achieving personal and organizational goals.
  • Read, interpret and analyze financial statements, and demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed for making informed business and personal financial decisions.

Click here for a list of CTE course offerings.


Faculty
Steven Hodges, Graphics, Video, Photography
Valerie Poirier, Business
Ms. Seiler, Business
Mr. Crossman, Department Chair -Technology

 

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