Student Assistants and School-to-Work
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Health Occupations 1
Course #: CT504SSA
Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ .5 CT
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Health Occupations 2: Certified Nursing Assistant 1
Course #: CT505SSAA, CT505SSAB
Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1.0 credit/ 1.0 CT
Grades: 11, 12
Prerequisites: Health Occupations 1
Health Occupations 2: CNA 1: This course is designed to allow students to complete coursework and clinical experience necessary to take the state Certified Nursing Assistant 1 Exam. Successful completion of this course and exam will certify the student as a CNA 1 and give them up to 7 college credits. This course requires additional time outside the school day schedule to complete clinical rotations and other clinical experiences.
The clinical rotations are completed at St Charles of Redmond, ILS Department and other local health care providers. The students will be HIPPA trained and be required to take a Tuberculosis screening test. The student also needs to have a valid driver’s license, maintain current auto insurance and have access to transportation to their assigned rotations.
Course #: CT906SEL
Length & Credit: 160 hours/.5 credit/ EL (Independent work outside school)
Grade(s): 10, 11, 12
Prerequisites: 16 years old
Work experience consists of a pre-existing student job that integrates work site experiences with academic learning and career development. It is an opportunity to gain employment skills while connecting work with learning at school. To qualify as a school-to-work experience, duties of employed students usually must be planned specifically to ensure work-based learning is meaningful. It involves a contract between the student, employer and the school. Students must provide copy of pay stubs showing hours completed and all withholding taxes.
Course #: MD332SEL
Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ .5 EL
Grade(s): 10, 11, 12
Prerequisites: Adapted PE Mentor, Instructor approval and application process
This course is for students who have a passion for helping others with special needs. As a mentor you will be working with students with special needs at RSD elementary or middle schools, supporting them in their daily school activities. Those activities may include PE, Music and Computer Programming.
Specialized Peer Tutor
Course #: SA914SEL
Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ .5 EL or no credit volunteer hours
Grade(s): 10, 11, 12 (10 instructor approval)
Prerequisites: Application process
Students in this course tutor and teach others
the skills they need to be successful in various content areas, such as English Language Arts and Math. Students receive training in organization, test-taking strategies, tutoring strategies, then apply their skills directly to those in need; earn certification as a Ridgeview High School Tutor. This course is ideal for students interested in a career in teaching, coaching, or who enjoy helping others. Students can choose to earn credit for the course, or earn service hours for clubs such as National Honors Society. Those activities may include PE, Music and Computer Programming.