• Automotive Collision Repair

    Dean Gales The Auto Collision Repair program provides hands-on, individualized instruction using the latest technology available.
    Students will learn to:
    • Repair Damaged Cars
    • Paint 
    • Detail
    • Estimate Repair Cost
    • Interact with customers 


    Automotive Technology

    Nontraditional Student The Auto Technology program provides hands-on, individualized instruction using state-of-the-art equipment in a live automotive shop.

    Students will learn:
    • Tire repair/maintenance and balance
    • Basic four wheel alignment
    • Engine performance and diagnosis
    • Maintenance (brake repair, tune-ups, lube and oil service, preventive maintenance)
    • Interaction with customers
    Community members who are interested in saving some money on auto maintenance or repairs and providing learning opportunities for our students may contact Manual Career Center at 418-5200 (opt. 1). The students can perform minor/basic auto maintenance jobs. Examples include tire repair, balancing, basic four-wheel alignment, brakes (including machining rotors and drums), oil change, some automatic transmission maintenance, minor tune up and CV axle service. Other types of repair work can be offered on an individual basis dependent upon where it would align with the curriculum.

    Construction Technology

    Habitate House The Construction Technology program provides hands-on, individualized instruction in construction techniques and theory.

    Students will learn:
    • Carpentry
    • Bricklaying
    • Cement finishing
    • Residential electricity 


    Culinary Arts

    Kim The Culinary Arts program provides hands-on, individualized instruction using state of the art equipment in a fast paced learning environment.

    Students will learn:
    • Safe and sanitary food handling
    • Safe operation of a commercial kitchen
    • Restaurant management
    • Food preparation skills 





    Health Science CNA                                                                                                          

    The health occupations program prepares students for an ever-changing health delivery environment.    
    Successful completion of the program allows the student to take the state certifying exam.
    Students will learn:
    • Health care career options
    • How to care for patients in clinic and hospital settings  

     Project Lead The Way PLTW (PLTW)                                                                                                                

    In PLTW Engineering, students engage in open-ended problem solving, learn and apply the engineering design process, and use the same industry-leading technology and software as are used in the world’s top companies. Students are immersed in design as they investigate topics such as sustainability, Mechatronics, forces, structures, aerodynamics, digital electronics and circuit design, manufacturing, and the environment, which gives them an opportunity to learn about different engineering disciplines before beginning postsecondary education or careers. 

    Students will learn:

    • Problem solving
    • Engineering design process
    • Research skills
    • Design process documentation, collaboration, and presentation


    C++ JavaC ++ Java

    This course emphasizes programming methodology and problem-solving using Object-Oriented Programming, algorithm design, and development, data abstraction, good programming style, testing and debugging will be presented. Object-Oriented languages such as C++, Java, Python will be used in this course. As time allows, students may build custom software.
    Students will learn:
    • Computer Programming in C++, and Java 
    • Supplemental programming in HTML, Python, Java Script

    Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)  emt

    In the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program students will receive a planned sequence of instruction in the areas of Airway Management, Patient Assessment, Medical Emergencies, and Trauma.  This program provides high school students with the skills required to be employable in Emergency Medical Services.  Successful students are eligible to take the National Registry Exam and become licensed as an EMT.  Students learn in the classroom and practice their skills in our laboratory and during clinical rotations within an affiliated clinical practice setting.
    Students will learn:
    • First aid
    • Oxygen therapy 
    • Entry-Level paramedic practice 
    Teacher Educator Preparatory
    grow your own

    KCPS has developed a Grow Your Own teacher pipeline for an innovative approach to recruiting highly invested future teachers to return to KCPS schools.  The program will provide KCPS high school students with insights into the nature of teaching, the problems with schooling, and the critical issues affecting the quality of urban education in America’s schools.  The Pre-Professional Cadet teacher will provide instruction on the skills needed to obtain certification in the teaching field as well as supervise the practicum component of the coursework.

    Students will learn: 
    • How to facilitate instruction to students through lecturing, modeling, and using technology and other materials to supplement presentations
    • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning