Adair County Schools
Learning for a Lifetime
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Adair Co. Board of Education
Alan W. Reed, Superintendent
1204 Greensburg Street Columbia, KY 42728
Phone: (270) 384-2476  |   Fax: (270) 384-5841
 Our Schools
Career & Technical Education Services
 Career & Technical Education
Career and Technical Education is an essential component of the Adair County High School curriculum. For many students, it represents as much as a third of their high school experience. It is a critical component in meeting the needs of students in academic achievement, career exploration, career preparation, and leadership development.

Adair County High CTSO's
(Career & Technical School Organizations)


FBLA...............Future Business Leaders of America
FFA..................Future Farmers of America
FCCLA............Family, Career and Community Leaders Activities
STLP..............Student Technology Leadership Program

CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AREAS & AREA TEACHERS

Agriculture and Natural Resources-
Mr. Kirby Hancock, Mr. Randy Rexroat
Business Administration-
Ms. Loretta Rainwater, Mr. Samuel Hughes
Energy Technology-
Mrs. Heather Spoon
Human Services-
Mrs. Vanessa Burton
Information Technology-
Mr. Chad Parnell

Career & Technical Education programs are planned course sequences of high quality academic core content and technical skills, which focus on a specific career cluster and prepare students to successfully transition toward their career goal.


Occuptional Outlook Handbook Link
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/about/teachers-guide.htm 


CAREER CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS 
 
Agriculture
Prepare and support individuals for careers, build awareness, and develop leadership for the food, fiber, and natural resource systems.
 
 
Arts & Humanities
Prepare individuals for creating, performing, and conducting literary, artistic, entertaining, and sporting activities, or to explore man and his culture through the study of philosophy, religion, literature, or language.
 
 
Business & Marketing
Prepare individuals to perform managerial, research, and technical support functions of business and prepare individuals to plan and execute the buying, selling, promotion, and distribution of ideas, goods, and services.
 
 
Communications
Prepare individual to apply technical knowledge and skills to effectively communicate ideas and information.
 
 
Construction
Prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the constructing, inspecting, and maintaining of structures and related properties.
 
 
Education
Prepare individuals for the practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.
 
 
Health
Prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills for maintenance of health, prevention of illness, and care of the ill.
 
 
Human Services
Prepare individuals for employment in occupations that relate to families and human needs.
 
 
Information Technology
Prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the rapidly growing occupational fields of computer networking, programming, digital media, support services and e-commerce/web design.
 
 
Manufacturing
Prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the production, maintenance, assembly, or repair of products.
 
 
Public Services
Prepare individuals to analyze, manage, and deliver public service programs including protective services such as police, fire and safety, postal services, and public utilities.
 
 
 

Science & Mathematics
Prepare individuals to apply scientific principles and mathematical knowledge and technical skills to research and development.
 
 
Social Sciences
Prepare individuals to study people and the culture in which they live, and to conduct research into human behavior including abnormal behavior politics language, lifestyle, and work.
 
 
Transportation
Prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to maintain and repair aircraft, land vehicles, marine vessels, construction equipment and portable power equipment, and to provide other services for transporting people or materials.