Summer PolyTech

The 2018 CTE Summer Polytech program is a 4 week introduction for rising 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th and 12th graders to many of our Advanced Career Education classes we offer during the school year. Students who are rising 9th through 12th grades who sign up for Summer PolyTech will receive a half credit upon completion of one of our courses. It is a great opportunity to try out one of our many options offered at our Advanced Career Education Center @ Hermitage and Highland Springs. Here is the full list of what we are offering in 2018:

WHEN:
JUNE 19 – JULY 12, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
NO Friday Classes
NO Classes July 4, 2018
WHERE:
Advanced Career Education Center @ Hermitage
8301 Hungary Spring Road
Henrico, VA 23228
804-756-3020
Advanced Career Education Center @ Highland Springs
100 Tech Drive
Highland Springs, VA 23075
804-328-4075
COST:
$100.00 Henrico Residents Only

Courses for Rising 9th-12th Graders (0.5 Credit)

Auto Body Repair introduces students to aspects of automotive body repair including minor body repair and proper use of the tools of the trade.
Automotive Technology introduces students to the many fields related to the automotive service industry including engine and brake repair.
Barbering teaches students the basics of hair, scalp and skin care. Students practice on mannequins to hone their new skills and discover what it takes to operate a barber shop.
Computer-Aided Drafting and 3D Animation is an introductory course where students gain an understanding of how to create drawings, 3D models and animations using the latest CAD software.
Computer Systems Technology is an introductory program for students who enjoy building, repairing, or troubleshooting PC computers, basic electronics and networking.
Cosmetology teaches students the foundation of the professional care of the hair, skin and nails. Students will practice techniques needed to perform these services in a salon setting environment.
Criminal Justice explores the world of modern law enforcement. Learn to use police equipment to solve crimes and keep order. Topics include crime scene investigation, using police tactical gear, fingerprinting and common patrol tactics.
Culinary Arts students participate in creative activities related to following recipes and cooking. Learn basic culinary techniques, menu planning and explore culinary careers.
Diesel Technologies introduces students to the fundamentals of diesel equipment technology. Learn basics of diesel vehicles such as firetrucks, school buses and ambulances.
Early Childhood Education and Services is ideal for students interested in pursuing the field of education, especially those who have a passion for working with younger children. Students will work directly with preschool aged children enrolled at Springer Preschool Academy.
Electricity & Cabling is designed to introduce students to electricity-related occupations. Basic principles of electricity are stressed with emphasis on residential wiring.
Graphic Communications is designed to introduce students to the world of printing. Learn techniques to manage and control production printing using 21st century skills and develop skills in digital composition and printing, wide format printing and collation/binding operations.
High Tech Academy (HTA) introduces students to a multi-discipline program offering math, science and engineering. Students work in teams to solve problems incorporating advanced mathematics and science.
Hospitality, Tourism and Catering Students will participate in hands-on cooking demonstrations, learn basic culinary techniques, plan events and explore the hospitality industry including food and beverage (catering), lodging, recreation, travel and tourism.
Legal/Medical Systems Administration is an introductory course for students who want to be legal or medical office workers or specialize in other fields in a legal or medical environment. Students develop skills that prepare them for employment in a variety of legal and medical office environments.
Masonry student learns to use, care for, and handle safely the tools, machines, equipment, and materials commonly used in the masonry trade.
Nurse Aide is an introduction to the field of nursing focusing on basic nursing skills such as communication, CPR, first aid, and patient care.
STEM: Precision Machining introduces students to the world of STEM through activities using machining technology. Students learn to lay out and produce projects using a variety of industry standard tools and equipment.
Radio Broadcasting and Journalism/Sports Announcing focuses on learning about the Production Studio. Learn about the history of audio editing to various platforms with an emphasis on Adobe Audition. Students will experience the process of digital audio production via hands-on projects.
Pharmacy Technician introduces students to the skills needed to assist pharmacists in the delivery of health care services to clients in a variety of settings.
Sports Medicine provides an introduction to the field of sports medicine and athletic training. Students develop skills in prevention, recognition, assessment, management, disposition, and rehabilitation of injuries. Learn the principles of designing exercise programs for healthy individuals and developing proper diets through the essentials of nutrition.
Veterinary Assistant is an introductory course designed to teach basic skills in animal care and explore animal-related careers. Content includes animal behavior, breeds and species, basic animal anatomy, restraint and handling, feeding/nutrition, animal grooming, facility maintenance and cleaning, and workplace readiness.
Web Development/Programming introduces the skills students need to succeed in today’s high-technology marketplace.


Courses for Rising 6th-8th Graders (No Credit)

Automotive Technology introduces students to the different areas involved in auto repair and maintenance. Students will develop an understanding of how a car works and the different facets of car ownership and care.

Computer Systems Technology is an introductory program for students who enjoy building, repairing, or troubleshooting PC computers, basic electronics and networking.

Cosmetology introduces students to the foundation of hair, nail and skin care.

Criminal Justice explores the world of modern law enforcement. Topics include crime scene investigation, using tactical gear, and fingerprinting.

Early Childhood Education and Services is ideal for students interested in pursuing the field of education, especially those who have a passion for working with younger children. Students will work directly with preschool aged children enrolled at Springer Preschool Academy.

Electricity & Cabling is designed to introduce students to electricity-related occupations. Basic principles of electricity are stressed with emphasis on residential wiring.

Radio Broadcasting and Journalism/Sports Announcing focuses on learning about the Production Studio. Learn about the history of audio editing to various platforms with an emphasis on Adobe Audition. Students will experience the process of digital audio production via hands-on projects.

Veterinary Assistant is an introductory course designed to teach basic skills in animal care and explore animal-related careers. This class introduces basic skills and instruction in animal behavior, breeds and species, basic animal anatomy, restraint and handling, feeding/nutrition, animal grooming, facility maintenance and cleaning, and workplace readiness.

Click here for info and registration information and form.

Online Payment Option: https://osp.osmsinc.com/HenricoVA//default.aspx

Click here to see our Summer Polytech video.

17 Comments on “Summer PolyTech

    • Yes transportation is provided from the closest elementary school. Notification of that school will be given to you before Polytech starts.

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  1. How do I register my daughter if she attends bordering school during the school term and is not officially enrolled in the school system but we live in Henrico?

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  2. hello i live in Midlothian and i and my sister want to join polytech course can we take the course here and what is the last date to register for summer classes? and the timings will be 8 to 1pm for all the classes?

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  3. Morning! When will the 2018 program information and registration materials be available? Many thanks!

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