BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION, FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE EDUCATION, CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE)

Grade 9-12

  • BUSINESS

    A Business Education in the Massapequa School District will provide students with the necessary educational experiences to enable them to make better career choices by preparing them for the world of business and/or college studies by having each student demonstrate a mastery of the foundation skills and competencies essential for success in the workplace and/or advanced college-based studies.


    TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

    Technology Education courses are project-based learning environments where students learn new skills, systems thinking, the design process, and apply knowledge from core academic courses for success in both college and careers.


    FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE EDUCATION

    Family and Consumer Sciences classes prepare students for careers in the largest industries in our country: food, education, and healthcare. Students practice skills and explore careers in culinary arts, nutrition, fitness, education, social work, psychology, and other healthcare opportunities. Students learn fun and interesting life skills that better prepare them for the 21st Century.


    CTE SEQUENCES

    A CTE sequence allows students an opportunity to explore electives in Business, Family and Consumer Science and Technology as an alternative to the 3 credit requirements in a World Language and the Checkpoint B assessment in a World Language for a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation.  Five units of any CTE course in any CTE area may be used to meet this requirement.


    SCHOOL-TO-CAREER PROGRAM

    The district School to Career program provides students with the kind of work experiences that will enable them to make better career decisions.