SHS Career Pathway Updates: 2021-2
New and updated pathways and CTE options at SHS
Watch the video above, and read more information below on pathways and CTE for SHS!
Willamette Career Academy: Opening Fall 2021
The Willamette Career Academy is located on Lancaster Drive in Salem and will be opening in the fall of 2021. 11 School districts have partnered to help create an innovative space where students can access high-level CTE programs. Students who choose to enroll at a WCA program will spend ½ days there, and ½ days at SHS. Students will still be considered Stayton High School students and are able to participate in all school and extracurricular activities. The NSSD will provide transportation to and from the academy. Juniors and Seniors are invited to apply.
For 2021-22, there will be three programs offered at the WCA:
If you are interested in possibly enrolling in one of these programs next year, let your counselor know through the forecasting form. If you have further questions about these programs, you can contact Mr. Kirby. You can also find more information the programs for next year here: https://www.wesd.org/Page/1217
Career Pathway List/Overview for 2021-22
- Biomedical Science
- Emergency and Public Service
- Manufacturing and Construction
Career Pathways are designed to give students an organized list of courses to help them explore certain career strands. Students who complete certain classes in the pathway, as well as practicum time related to the field, can earn a special cord for graduation. Each pathway has its own colored cord.
Pathway Details below.
Intro to Agriculture (REQUIRED FOR PATHWAY)
Food Science and Processing
AP Environmental Science
Biomedical science pathway careers options include: Medical doctor, nursing, forensic scientist, microbiologist, therapist, pharmacist, and/or any career in the medical field.
The biomedical science pathway is designed to give students an opportunity to learn and experience science through the fields of biology and medicine. The heart of the pathway is the Project Lead the Way curriculum, which will give students opportunities to be exposed to a wide variety of medical professions, instruments, technology, and more through year-long, experiential classes.
Principles of Biomedical Science
#Human Body Systems
*Medical Application and Terminology (New 2021)
# College Credit Available through Oregon Tech
*College Credit available through Chemeketa
Intro to Business (.5) (Required for Pathway)
Introduction to Education
*Education 2: Teacher Cadets (Ed105)
* College Credit Available through Chemeketa/College Credit Now
Emergency and Public Service
Intro to Law (Required for Pathway) (New for 2020) Forensics Current Events Sociology Psychology/AP Psych Health Occupations Principles of Biomedical Science OR Human Body Systems
Intro to Law (Required for Pathway) (New for 2020)
Principles of Biomedical Science OR Human Body Systems
Manufacturing and Construction
Construction (home building) (double-blocked class)