CTE

Orange High School Career Technical Education Pathways prepare students for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers. Pathways allow students to explore professions that fit their abilities and interests and gain industry specific skills and experience.

 

Department Chair

Kelly Walthers
Business and Marketing
kwalthers@orangeusd.org

Teachers

Shannon Deskin
Agriculture
sdeskin@orangeusd.org

Daniel Meza
Digital Photography
dmeza@orangeusd.org

Durrell Moss
Sports Medicine
dmoss@orangeusd.org

Richard Rodman
Automotive Technology
rrodman@orangeusd.org

Ken Rulon
Criminal Justice & CSI
krulon@orangeusd.org

Carlos Sanchez
Medical Core & Body Systems
csanchez@orangeusd.org

Randy Thompson
Career Foc Protective Services & Criminal Justice
randy.thompson@orangeusd.org

Eddie Tran
Foundations Health Science
etran@orangeusd.org

Maria Ann Wenskoski
Careers in Education & Child Development
mwenskoski@orangeusd.org

Alberto Yap
Graphic Design, Video Game Design, and Video Production 
ayap@orangeusd.org

PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP

Professional Internship is a one-semester course that provides you with work experience skills while in high school and plants the seed for a secure future. Attend class for 6 weeks to acquire skills necessary for success in the workforce such as:

  • Career development
  • Job application technique
  • Appropriate dress for the workplace
  • Time management and organization
  • Computer skills
  • How to professionally answer the telephone
  • Workplace ethics
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving. 

Students will be placed at a work site for the following 14 weeks working directly with a workplace supervisor and meeting twice a week in the classroom for support and additional skills training. 

Professional Internship Information Flyer

Professional Internship Application

HOSPITAL OCCUPATIONS INTERNSHIP

This course provides students with basic knowledge and skills required for a variety of entry level positions within the Support Services department of a hospital. The class includes an internship in one or more of the Course Content Areas listed. Integrated throughout the course are Essential Employability Skills, including the development of a portfolio. The course is designed for the student who is looking for an entry-level position or who wishes to explore various occupations within a hospital setting.

Hospital Occupations Internship Application

ARTICULATION

Articulated courses allow high school students to receive college credit for classes they complete in high school. Students may elect to include credits earned through an articulated course on their college transcript. The articulation process eliminates the need for duplication of courses at the college level.

For more information on how to receive credit for Articulated Courses, click here: OCDE/CTEp/Articulation 

OHS teachers provide the paperwork students need and instructions on how to receive credit. The following OHS courses have articulation agreements with local Community Colleges

Course Articulation Agreement Industry Certifications
Digital Photography I SAC, CCC, IVC, OCC Adobe
Graphic Design I SAC, CCC, GWC, OCC, IVC Adobe
Video Game Design I CCC N/A
Video Game Design II CCC N/A
Video Production I SCC, FCC, GWC, OCC, IVC Adobe
Advanced Video Production FCC Adobe
Entrepreneurship CCC, IVC N/A
Marketing I CCC N/A
App. of Business Tech SCC, SAC, CCC, GWC, OCC MOS
Careers in Education SCC, SAC, OCC, FCC N/A
Child Development SCC, SAC, OCC, FCC, IVC N/A
STEM Teach Science SCC N/A
Medical Core SAC, CCC, OCC CPR
Sports Medicine I SAC, CCC, OCC CPR
Fire Science SAC CPR
Fire Technology SAC CPR
Criminal Justice SAC, FCC, IVC N/A
Automotive MLR I SAC, FCC NATEF
Automotive MLR II SAC, FCC NATEF

SAC: Santa Ana College                 CCC: Coastline Community College         IVC: Irvine Valley College              GWC: Golden West College            OCC: Orange Coast College                    FCC: Fullerton Community College                                                                SCC: Santiago Canyon College