CTE at RCB

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Cluster

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Instructor: Amanda Hannon & Bradon Sollars

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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The Arts, A/V, Technology, and Communications Cluster

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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JROTC

Government & Public Administration

Instructor: LTC Kevin Iaconis & 1st SGT Robert Brownfield

Cadets in the JROTC program of study learn about the importance of government, leadership, and citizenship.  This highly structured environment is excellent preparation for not only a career in the military, but one in local, state, or national government. 

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JROTC

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Instructor: Rafe Snell

*Housed at Bridgeport High School

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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Business Management and Administrative Support Cluster

Business Management and Administrative Support

Instructor: Jaclyn Loss & Julie Yearego

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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Business Management and Administrative Support Cluster

Human Services

Instructor: Johnna Shahan & Deborah Staud

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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Information Technology

Information Technology

Instructor: Dr. Gerry Beckett

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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