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Program Offerings

KENTUCKY TECH

OFFICE OF CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

 

JACKSON COUNTY AREA TECHNOLOGY CENTER

PROGRAM OFFERINGS

2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR

 

The Jackson County Area Technology Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, or marital status in admission to career and  technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with the regulations implementing Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ,Revised 1992, and Title II of the  Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended. For more information, contact Tim Tankersley at the Jackson County Area Technology Center, P.O. Box 1509, McKee, Kentucky  40447, (606)287-2163.

 

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

TIM TANKERSLEY, INSTRUCTOR

The Automotive Technology Program offers instruction in systems such as engines, fuel, on-board computers, transmissions, steering, suspension and brakes is the basis of this program.  Knowledge of the various systems is used to develop skills in troubleshooting, performing preventive maintenance, servicing and repairing automobiles.

 

CARPENTRY

EDWARD MAUPIN, INSTRUCTOR

The carpentry program is designed to prepare students for employment in the residential and commercial construction industries.  Students are involved in blueprint reading, layout, fabrication, foundation, walls, floors, ceilings, and roofs of structures.  Students will use several forms of materials such as wood, metal, plastics, fiberglass, Styrofoam, and concrete in the construction process.  Training will emphasize instruction in the care and safe use of hand and power tools.

 

HEALTH SCIENCES

RACHEL HILLARD, INSTRUCTOR

The Health Sciences Program provides the secondary student with orientation, exploration, and preparation into the health care industry.  Courses are sequenced to provide continuous student progress toward achievement of a certificate.  The integration of mathematics, science, communication and technical knowledge is a vital component of each course offering.  The program is designed for students who desire entry level training and/or plan to enroll in a post secondary program in one of many occupational areas in the health field.

 

WELDING

JERALD GILBERT, INSTRUCTOR

The Welding Program prepares students for industry or other job related fields.  Welding students are presented with the knowledge to weld various types of metal using several methods and processes.  Students are training in layout, blueprint reading, work orders, job site safety, and estimating materials for the job.

 

 

WOOD MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY

MARVIN WILDER, INSTRUCTOR

This diverse program is designed to provide broad-based training for entry level employees in the secondary wood processing industry.  Students are exposed to an array of tasks ranging from product design to installation of finished products including furniture, cabinetry, and millwork.

News

RED RIBBON WEEK  is a national event that recognizes an Undercover DEA officer,  Enrique Camarena,  who was tortured to death and killed in Mexico.  He was fighting the war of keeping drugs from crossing the border in the US.  As a national event in his honor we want the War on drugs to continue by making our students aware of  the choice of being drug free.  

 

The events that the YSC has planned to bring awareness of staying drug free are:

 

October 11 to November 9 - Scary  Anti-Drug Short Story.  Turn entries into the Library by the 9th of November.  First place Girl and Boy recieve a  fun gift package from YSC,  2nd place, 3rd, place and 4th place will receive a  movie pass @ London Regency 7 Movies. 

 

October 22 - 1st period classes decorate your door with an Anti-Drug theme.  

(You will have Monday-Thursday at 12 pm .  Doors will be judged Thursday. 1st place winners will receive free movie pass @ London Regency 7 Movies and coffee social sometime in November.  2nd and 3rd pkace will receive a red ribbon prize.)

 

October 23- "Get Comfortable and Say No To Drugs"  Pajama day. 

 

October 24 - "A Decade of Being Drug Free"  favorite Decade dress up.

 

October 24 - Kip Survey for 10th & 12th Grade students with English classes.  

 

October 25- REMIX will be here at 1:00 pm for a fun filled program to "Say No To Drugs"