The Westlake Career Education Program offers students many opportunities to explore careers in a variety of ways. Each program varies in the amount of time and commitment required in order to customize the career exploration experience for each student.
Students may join any of the following programs: The Academy program, The Career Pathways program, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) or Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA). Students also have the opportunity to participate in job shadowing, career mentoring, and internships.
The Career Education Program is always looking for ways to connect with our local business community. We are in need of sponsors, guest speakers, job shadow hosts, competition coaches, mentors, and internships. VOLUNTEER FORM
Career Pathway Program. The CTE Pathways are sequenced multi-year courses that integrate core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge to provide students with skills for post-secondary education and careers. To finish a pathway, students should complete the 3 courses in a pathway sequence.Students enrolled in the pathway also benefit from guest speakers, field trips, job shadows, and internships.
Patient Care Pathway
- Chemistry for Medical Careers CP-course 1
- Anatomy & Physiology for Health Careers CP-course 2
- Health Careers course at the Career Education Center or Medical Terminology-course 3
Software & Systems Development Pathway
- Computer Programming 1
- Computer Science Essentials AP
- AP Computer Science or Computer Science Special Projects
Game and Simulation
- Computer Graphics
- Game Design
- Digital Media
- Theater 1
- Technical Theater
- Stage Craft
- AP Environmental Science
- Environmental Field Studies H