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High School

10th Grade Career Exploration Program

Program Highlights

Empowers students to be the leaders in their 2-year career technical program | Working knowledge of a variety of tools and technologies | Lab atmosphere that concentrates on individual and team accomplishments | Provides students with a change to work in a "hands-on" environment | Familiarity with safety procedures in all lab situations

Program Description

The Career Exploration Program is designed to provide students with a hands-on, career-based experience.

Career Exploration students will shadow a JVS career-technical lab each quarter. Upon completion, students will be able to make an informed decision when applying for a two-year career-technical program.

Students qualified to enroll in this program are:

  • Sophomores
  • 15 years old
  • Have 3-6 high school credits 

To be considered for this program, students must have:

  • A school counselor recommendation
  • A JVS application on file

Upon successful completion of the Career Exploration Program students can apply to a two-year career-technical program.

Teacher Information

Debra Dohner
CRL/CE Instructor
Phone: (440) 774-1051 ext. 22235
ddohner@lcjvs.net

Jeremy Peth
CRL/CE Instructor
Phone: (440) 774-1051 ext. 22354
jpeth@lcjvs.net

Eric Robson
CRL/CE Instructor
Phone: (440) 774-1051 ext. 22339
erobson@lcjvs.net

Brian Scanlan
CRL/CE Instructor
Phone: (440) 774-1051 ext. 22312
bscanlan@lcjvs.net

Program of Study

Lab: 2 Credits
Related: 1 Credit
English: 1 Credit
Science: 1 Credit
Math: 1 Credit
Social Studies: 1 Credit

Two LCJVS students working on iPads
An LCJVS student frosting a cupcake
The program instructor and an LCJVS student working together.
An LCJVS student reading a book to three children.

Employment Resources

Strong partnerships between the JVS and business and industry help students gain work experience through work-based learning experiences, the JVS Summer Internship Program, and senior early job placement. The JVS is committed to helping successful graduates find employment in their career field. A detailed explanation of the student eligibility requirements for these experiences is included in the student handbook.

The JVS maintains an online job board to help connect students and alumni to local employment opportunities. The JVS website also hosts links to online resources for labor market data, as well as statewide and national career information.