Welcome to the West Cabarrus High School Career & Technical Education Department! 


    WCHS CTE Leadership

    • Mr. Young - Instructional Management Coordinator (IMC)
      • Teacher Support, Instructional and Curriculum Support, CTE Inventory Management, CTE Testing, Department Chair


    • Mr. Wearing - Career Development Coordinator (CDC) / Work-Based Learning Coordinator
      • Student Support, STEM Academy Support, National Technical Honor Society, Co-Department Chair
        • WCHS Career Center, Career Fair, College Fair, Student Employability, Employer Contact


    Business, Marketing & Finance Education:

    • Mr. Mingo:  Business Management I and II
    • Ms. Darnell: Business Essentials and Career Management
    • Ms. Palma:  Business Essentials


    Family & Consumer Sciences Education:

    • Ms. Spoons:  Foods & Nutrition I
    • Chef Skornik: Foods and Nutrition II
    • Mrs. Roper:  Foods & Nutrition I, Principles of Family & Human Services
    • TBD:  Interior Design Fundamentals, Interior Design Studio


    Health Sciences Education:

    • TBD:  Health Science I and II Honors
    • Ms. Tobin:  Foundations of Health Science, HOSA Advisor


    Trade, Technology, Engineering, and Industrial Education:

    • Mr. Swayney:  Construction Core and Carpentry I and II
    • Ms. Jones:  Drafting I, Engineering Honors II and III, Architecture Honors II and III
    • Mr. Nicely:  Logistics I and II - Warehousing


    STEM Academy of Aviation & Aerospace:

    • Mr. English:  Aviation courses
    • Mr. Smith: Aviation Courses
    • Mr. French:  Avionics courses
    • Mr. Gardzielik: Aerospace Courses


    Our CTE department offers engaging and hands-on courses in the following CTE program areas:
    • Business, Finance, and Marketing Education
      • Business Essentials
      • Business Management (I, II, and Honors)
    • Career Development
      • Career Management
    • Family & Consumer Sciences Education
      • Foods and Nutrition (I, II, and Honors)
      • Principles of Family and Human Services
    • Health Sciences Education
      • Foundations of Health Science
      • Health Science I
      • Biomedical Technology
    • Trade, Technology, Engineering, and Industrial Education 
      • Construction
      • Carpentry I and II
      • Drafting I
      • Drafting II - Engineering
      • Drafter III - Engineering
      • Logistics I
      • Logistics II - Warehousing


    WCHS is also home to the STEM Academy of Aviation & Aerospace!  Click here for more information on our STEM Academy!
    Courses in our STEM Academy of Aviation & Aerospace include:
    • Intro to Flight
    • Careers in Aviation
    • Launching into Aviation
    • The Flying Environment
    • Avionic Systems 

    Click below for our detailed WCHS CTE Career Pathways and Course Sequencing.
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