Career and Technical Education

Courses in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department teach technology, support academic subjects and partner with the business community.  Courses may begin to prepare students for a specific college and career pathway or they may provide students with various opportunities to explore careers prior to enrolling in college.  Career pathways include but are not limited to: Architecture, Interior Design, Accounting, Early Child Care and Education, Education, Culinary Arts, Programming and Game Development, Web Design, Engineering, Small Business Owner, and Sales/Marketing.

DGS Career and Technical Education Teacher Jennifer Niendorf invites you into her Fashion Construction class, where students are creating apparel for their "Project Runway" fashion show!


Staff

Patrick Fardy

Faculty, DGS - Career and Technical Education

  • 630-795-8612

Cynthia Farren

Faculty, DGS - Career and Technical Education

  • 630-795-8618

Paul Krick

Faculty, DGS - Career and Technical Education

  • 630-795-8614

Mark Molinari

Faculty, DGS - Career and Technical Education

  • 630-795-8626

Valerie Moses

Faculty, DGS - Career and Technical Education

  • (630) 795-8611

Jennifer Niendorf

Faculty, DGS - Career and Technical Education

  • 630-795-8620

Brandy Palmerin

Faculty, DGS - Career and Technical Education

  • (630) 759-8623

Brooke Parpet

Faculty, DGS - Career and Technical Education

  • 630-795-8625

Liana Ploski

Faculty, DGS - Career and Technical Education

  • 630-795-8925

Douglas Plunkett

Faculty, DGS - Career and Technical Education

  • 630-795-8615

Stacey Polen

Faculty, DGS - Career and Technical Education

  • 630-795-8613

Mary Roe

Department Secretary, DGS - Career and Technical Education

  • (630) 795-8610

Jeffrey Schram

Faculty, DGS - Career and Technical Education

  • 630-795-8624

Ruth White

Faculty, DGS - Career and Technical Education

  • 630-795-8616

Information

Department Chair
Valerie Moses (Bio)

Department Secretary
Mary Roe

Department Office
Room B324
630-795-8610

PROJECT LEAD THE WAY

South High offers several classes that are aligned with Project Lead the Way (PLTW). Watch this video to learn more about how this program prepares students for future careers.

NTHS

The National Technical Honor Society honors the achievements of top Career and Technical Education students, provides scholarships and cultivates excellence in today's highly competitive, skilled workforce.

PRESCHOOL

South High offers two preschool programs for children in the community. Learn more about our programs!

LEARN MORE

Please click here to watch a video that explains more about Career and Technical Education