FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE EDUCATION
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE)
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 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 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.
A “cluster” is a method of arranging course offerings that allows students an opportunity to explore technologies related to a specific field of interest, while meeting his/her Regents or local diploma requirements.
The district School to Career program provides students with the kind of work experiences that will enable them to make better career decisions.