Career and Technical Education
Ritenour High School is proud to offer four Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs: Business, Family & Consumer Sciences, Project Lead the Way and Media Convergence. Within these programs, students can choose pathways, based on their interests, strengths and abilities, in the areas of:
CTE integrates academics and technical skill training to prepare students for success in a post-secondary education program or a high-wage, high-skill career. The CTE classroom experience builds critical thinking and communication skills valued by employers. All CTE programs at RHS can culminate with a work-based learning experience.
903425 Work-Based Learning–Business
903425 Work-Based Learning—FACS
Prerequisite: Administrator and counselor approval Grade Placement: 11, 12 Length of Course: 1 semester Credit: 1/2 to 1 1/2 depending on hours (Students may receive a letter-grade or take the course for pass/fail.) The RHS WBL is a unique program that combines classroom instruction, cooperative paid or volunteer work experience, and possible participation in Career and Technical Student Organizations. The program is structured to include integral components to teach the core curriculum in the context of real life experiences, and to provide opportunity for students to grow both professionally and personally.