HCCTC PROGRAMS


  • Automotive Technology
    Instructor: Adam O'Rear
    Program Overview:       

     

    • Operate as the center for nationally recognized industry standard training
    • Provide a critical link in school to employment or postsecondary education
    • Develop stronger relationships with the community in terms of mutual advocacy, cooperative field experiences, employment placement, and support for relevant student organizations and competitions
    • Represent an important component in the education of all students
    • Require and promote critical thinking and problem solving
    • Offer an up-to-date curriculum based on standards that adapt to changes in the industry
    • Integrate academic skills into the Automotive Technology Education Curriculum in order to insure that students develop written and verbal communications skills, computational skills, and scientific/math problem-solving skills

     


    Business Education        
    Instructors: Sonya Shockley
    Program Overview:       

     

    • Operate as the center for industry standard desktop and communications technology in schools
    • Provide a critical link in school to employment or postsecondary education
    • Develop stronger relationships with the business community in terms of mutual advocacy, cooperative field experiences, employment placement, and support for FBLA and/or DECA experiences
    • Represent a necessary component in the education of all students
    • Require and promote critical thinking and problem solving
    • Offer a flexible curriculum based on standards that adapts to change
    • Integrate academic skills into the business education curriculum in order to insure that students develop excellent written and verbal communications skills, computational skills, and scientific problem-solving skills

    Engineering & Technology Education        
    Instructor: Jamie Scott
    Program Overview:       

     

    • Apply creative problem solving, critical thinking, teamwork, leadership, acceptance of personal responsibility and other skills using a variety of resources (including information, tools, and materials) to identify/define/solve problems
    • Design, build, test, and modify products and solutions to problems
    • Develop a conceptual understanding of technological contexts (medical, agricultural, communication, transportation, power and energy, manufacturing, and construction) and engineering contexts (mechanical, structural, fluid, electrical, electronics, optical, thermal, biotechnical, and materials)
    • Understand the interrelationship between the resource/input, process, output, and feedback elements of technological systems
    • Use contemporary technologies to communicate, process, manipulate, collect, and apply information to solve technical problems
    • Integrate and apply concepts from Kentucky Core Content to contemporary technology
    • Develop competencies in the safe and efficient use of tools, machines, materials, and processes
    • Identify opportunities, characteristics, and preparation requirements for current and emerging technological occupations
    • Explore entrepreneurship and its place within the free enterprise system as a means to becoming a self-sufficient individual
    • Understand and appreciate both the importance and the dynamic nature of technology
    • Prepare for the challenges of a dynamic world through gaining skills in technological literacy, leadership, and problem solving, resulting in personal growth and opportunity

    Health Science        
    Instructors: Ava Lomache and Larrie Moody
    Program Overview: 

    The Health Science Program provides the secondary student with orientation, exploration, and preparation into the health care industry. Courses are sequenced to provide continuous student progress toward achievement of a career goal in any of the Health Science pathways. The integration of literacy, numeracy, science, employability, 21st-century skills, and technical skills is a vital component of each course offering.

    This program assists the student in developing essential skills to pursue a career in the health care field. After obtaining a satisfactory performance level in the health care core competencies, the student may obtain work experience in a health-related facility. Upon successful completion of the program, the student may receive dual/articulation credit.


    Industrial Maintenance        

    Instructor: Eric Anderson
    Program Overview: 

    The vision of Industrial Maintenance is to promote safety standards, performance standards, enhance leadership, provide relevant curriculum, and to be vital to the education of all students. Industrial Maintenance is the lifeline of today’s industry. Industrial Maintenance programs will provide a structured yet flexible training program for those interested in developing the technical skills required to keep industry operating. Maintenance technicians will be trained to be proficient in many different areas including plant safety, electromechanical equipment, industrial rigging, reading technical schematics, bearings, lubrication, centrifugal pumps, alignment, piping systems, mechanical drives, hydraulics/pneumatics, industrial electricity, motor controls, vibration analysis, troubleshooting, machining and welding. The field of Industrial Maintenance employs techniques from physics, engineering, and decision analysis for the repair and maintenance of all equipment used in industrial facilities. This program strives to:

     

    • Operate as the pathway for manufacturing skill technology in schools
    • Operate as the venue for nationally recognized industry standard training
    • Provide a critical link in school to employment or postsecondary education
    • Develop stronger relationships with the business and industry community in terms of mutual advocacy, cooperative education experiences, employment placement, and support for SkillsUSA experiences
    • Represent a necessary component in the education of all students
    • Require and promote critical thinking and problem solving
    • Offer Nationally Recognized Industry Certifications
    • Offer a flexible curriculum based on standards that adapts to change and meet the needs of industry
    • Integrate common core standards into the Industrial Maintenance Technology curriculum in order to insure that students develop excellent written & verbal communications skills, occupational skills, and scientific problem-solving skills

    Information Technology        
    Instructor: Willis Holmes
    Program Overview: 

    Information Technology Education is to promote industry professional development, enhance leadership, provide relevant curriculum vital to the education of all students. This program strive to:

     

    • Operate as the center for industry standard desktop and communications technology in schools
    • Provide a critical link in school to employment or postsecondary education
    • Develop stronger relationships with the business community in terms of mutual advocacy, cooperative field experiences, employment placement and support for student organization experiences
    • Represent a necessary component in the education of all students
    • Require and promote critical thinking and problem solving
    • Offer a flexible curriculum based on standards that adapts to change
    • Integrate academic skills into the information technology curriculum in order to insure that students develop excellent written and verbal communication skills, computational skills and scientific problem-solving skills