Career and Technical Education

Covington High School Career and Technical Education Programs of Study

Teacher Course/s Description Programs

Charity Hale

Sports Medicine I


Sports Medicine II

Introduction to Health and Medical Science


Medical Terminology



Health and Medical Sciences prepare students for careers in disciplines related to medicine, nursing, dentistry and allied health programs through therapeutic, diagnostic, rehabilitative, managerial and supportive services.
Health & Medical Science Courses:

  • introduce secondary students to nursing, medical, dental, and allied health occupations
  • prepare students with basic skills for employment in nursing homes, clinics, medical and dental offices, hospitals, homes, and certain public health settings
  • facilitate entry into advanced health occupations programs that require post-high school education leading to state licensure, certification, registration, or national credentialing
  • enable students to become more knowledgeable consumers of health services.

Linda Lewis



Computer Information Systems


Advanced Computer Information Systems


Through the Business and Information Technology program, students are provided opportunities to complement their academic preparation while exploring a variety of careers and learning skills and concepts in the areas of keyboarding and word processing, computer applications and solutions, entrepreneurship and principles of business and marketing.
Intensive preparation for business and information technology careers is available at the secondary level. Courses enable students to investigate opportunities in business, prepare for entry and advancement on the job, develop management skills and identify further education and training necessary within a chosen career cluster.

Charity Hale



Family Relations


Nutrition and Wellness


Family and Consumer Sciences programs facilitate student progress toward a set of unifying goals in the areas of academic achievement, cultural and environmental issues, health and safety, individual and family relations, leadership and workplace ethics, and application of technology.

Family and Consumer Sciences provides opportunities for students to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors needed for:
Strengthening the well-being of individuals and families across the life span.

  • Becoming responsible citizens and leaders in family, community, and work settings.
  • Promoting optimal nutrition and wellness across the life span.
  • Managing resources to meet the material needs of individuals and families.
  • Balancing personal, home, family and work lives.
  • Using critical and creative thinking skills to address problems in diverse families, communities, and work environments.
  • Exemplifying successful life management, employment, and career development.
  • Functioning effectively as providers and consumers of goods and services.
  • Appreciating human worth and accepting responsibility for one's actions and success in family and work life.

Lisa Richards

Va Teachers for Tomorrow I/II


Career Connections is the area designed to help students prepare for careers and continuing education in a challenging and rapidly changing workplace. This service area provides connecting links for students in pursuit of career development and related career information resources. Connecting links include pathways, program models, or processes that lead to, or point the way to, career goals. The total concept of Career Connections includes the components of career information resources, career development, and career connecting links.



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