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: Engineering, Architecture and Design, Computer Design and Animation, Computer Programming, Accounting, Business, Culinary, Human Development/Education, and Fashion.

Information

Department Chair
Patrick Fardy

(Bio)

Department Administrative Assistant
Mary Roe

Department Office
Room C150
630-795-8610

Course Applications

Introduction to Teaching Application

Internship Application

CWT (Co-op Work Training) Appplication

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

CTE Opening Door Videos

2022-23 Academic Planning Guide


Staff

Ryan Altenburg

Faculty

Brooke Emmens

Faculty

Patrick Fardy

Department Chair

Cynthia Farren

Faculty

Jennifer Jordan

Faculty

Paul Krick

Faculty

Mark Molinari

Faculty

Brandy Palmerin

Faculty

Liana Ploski

Faculty

Mary Roe

Administrative Assistant - PE, Health, Driver Ed, Career & Technical Education

Amanda Tragarz

Faculty

Ruth White

Faculty