CTE at Liberty High School

Agriculture Food and Natural Resources

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Instructor: Zach Tennant

The Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Cluster encompasses the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural products and resources.  Career opportunities available within this cluster include horticulturalists, florists, conservation officers, landscapers, pollution prevention specialists, farmers, ranchers, veterinarians/technicians, civil engineers, botanists, animal researchers, and more.  These careers tend to take place outside and are therefore suited to people who enjoy the outdoors.

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Human Services

Human Services

Instructor: Melissa Adams

Jobs in the Human Services Cluster are very diverse.  Social workers, drug and alcohol prevention counselors, workers at rehabilitation centers, and child advocacy professionals all work in the Human Services field.  If you like helping people and want the opportunity to work in different environments such as hospitals, rehabilitation centers, or for a non-profit organization, look into the Human Services program of study.

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Finance

Finance

Instructor: Melanie Spregner

If you want to work in a bank, an accounting firm, an insurance agency, or a financial advising center, then the Accounting and Finance program of study in the Finance Cluster is worth your time to explore.  The typical financial setting can be exciting but also highly stressful for employees.  If you have strong math skills and like to follow the stock market, the world of finance is right up your alley. 

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Human Services

Information Technology

Instructor: Misty Morgan

The Information Technology Cluster includes jobs such as computer programmer, computer engineer, software developer, web designer, and network administrator.  Employees in this field are in high demand and must have a passion for working with technology.  People who work in this field will need continuous training since the technology evolves quickly and constantly.  If you like working in an office environment, often by yourself, then explore the Information Management program of study.

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Business Management and Administrative Support

Business Management and Administrative Support

Instructor: Melanie Sprenger

Participation in the programs of study in the Business Management and Administrative Support Cluster provides students with an in-depth understanding of the skills needed to work in an office environment.  Small business owners, business analysts, managers, human resources professionals, secretaries, receptionists, and others who work directly with customers need to have strong communication and problem-solving skills, which the students in these courses will obtain.  If you like working with people in an office-type atmosphere, this program of study may be right for you.

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Broadcasting Technology

Broadcasting Technology

Instructor: Tim Bode

The Arts, A/V, Technology, and Communications Cluster encompasses careers in the performing arts, television, radio, theater, and those who work behind the scenes.  In the Broadcasting Technology program of study, you will learn what it takes to run a successful television program.  From those who sit behind the anchor desk to those who control the lighting of the set, the courses in Broadcasting Technology will cover it all.  If you have ever dreamed of seeing your name in lights (or dreamed of being behind them), this career cluster was made for you.

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ProStart Restaurant Management

ProStart Restaurant Management

Instructor: Danna Poole

Employees in the Hospitality and Tourism Cluster work in the food and beverage, lodging, recreation, amusement, and attractions, and travel and tourism industries.  People who enter these fields of employment want variety in their day-to-day work assignments and don’t mind long hours, especially in the evenings.  Students in the ProStart Restaurant Management program of study will not only learn the basics of cooking and baking, they will also learn what it takes to run a successful restaurant and catering business. If you think you might one day want to own your own restaurant or manage one for somebody else, you should look into the ProStart program of study. 

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ProStart Restaurant Management

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Instructor: Rafe Snell

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Cluster includes a variety of job opportunities: Aerospace Engineers, Aviation Mechanics, Architectural Managers, and Industrial Ecologists to name a few.  At the Harrison County Aerospace Aviation Academy housed at Bridgeport High School, you will learn the basics of aviation, aerospace, and engineering, while using flight simulators, designing airplane parts, and launching rockets. If you enjoy solving problems and thinking outside the box, a career in a STEM field may interest you.

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