Eastern Hills High School’s Gold Seal Programs of Choice Offer College and Career Opportunities
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“An Eastern Hills Highlander always takes the high road,” begins the video narrated by CBS 11 meteorologist Jeff Jamison.
This short piece outlines the career and college opportunities offered at Eastern Hills High School through the Fort Worth ISD’s Gold Seal Programs of Choice. They are: Fire Science Technology, Law Enforcement and Legal Services, and the Teacher Academy and Early Childhood Training.
For the second year, every FWISD high school will offer these rigorous courses of study based on students’ interests as well as the needs of the modern workplace. Other Gold Seal Program categories include engineering, agriculture, business administration, fine arts, government and law, health science, hospitality, marketing, public safety, technology, visual and graphic arts and much more.
These programs offer:
- Real world applications to classroom lessons
- Internships and job shadowing through the District’s business partners
- College credits
- Licenses and certificates
- Core instruction in math, science, English language arts and social studies
- Advanced Placement
Parents and students will want to attend the CHOICES Expo on December 2 and 3 at the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Riley Center, 2001 W. Seminary Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76115.
In the meantime, here’s more detailed information about the Gold Seal Programs at Eastern Hills.
Fire Science Technology
As fire science majors at Eastern Hills, students learn to control different types of fires, investigate fires, rescue victims and deal with hazardous materials. Upon completion of the courses, students are eligible to take the Firefighter and/or the EMT-B certification state examination. Eastern Hills partners with Tarrant County College Northwest and the Fort Worth Fire Department for this area of study.
Law Enforcement and Legal Services
The Law Enforcement and Legal Services program is designed to prepare high school students for productive employment in the criminal justice field. Students will explore academic and career information in the courts, law enforcement, corrections, probation and juvenile justice. Students gain practical experience in their high school’s courtroom and participate in internships with government agencies, law offices and law enforcement facilities. Courses unique to this program include Introduction to Public Service, Law Enforcement I and II and Introduction to Law and Forensics.
Teacher Academy and Early Childhood Training
Eastern Hills is training the students of today to be the teachers of tomorrow. The Teacher Academy and Early Childhood Training program provides a rigorous curriculum and extensive field experience to prepare highly qualified students to enter the teaching profession. Participants will develop awareness and understanding of an education career and to facilitate their access to higher learning. Students are provided hands-on opportunities to teach elementary or preschool students under the leadership of experienced teachers.
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