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Welcome to WCHS CTE

Welcome to the West Cabarrus High School Career & Technical Education Department! 


WCHS CTE Leadership

  • Mr. Young - 
    • Teacher Support, Instructional and Curriculum Support, CTE Inventory Management, CTE Testing, Department Chair


  • Mr. French - Career Development Coordinator (CDC) / Work-Based Learning Coordinator
    • Student Support, STEM Academy Support, National Technical Honor Society, Co-Department Chair
      • WCHS Career Center, Career Fair, College Fair, Student Employability, Employer Contact


Business, Marketing & Finance Education:

  • Mr. Mingo:  Business Management I and II
  • Ms. Palma:  Business Essentials


Family & Consumer Sciences Education:

  • Ms. Spoons:  Foods & Nutrition I
  • Chef Skornik: Foods and Nutrition II


Health Sciences Education:

  • Ms. Tillman:  Health Science I and II Honors
  • Ms. Tobin:  Foundations of Health Science, HOSA Advisor


Trade, Technology, Engineering, and Industrial Education:

  • Mr. Swayney:  Construction Core and Carpentry I and II
  • Ms. Jones:  Drafting I, Engineering Honors II and III, Architecture Honors II and III
  • Mr. Nicely:  Logistics I and II - Warehousing


STEM Academy of Aviation & Aerospace:

  • TBD:  Aviation courses
  • Mr. Smith: Aviation Courses
  • Mr. French:  Avionics courses
  • Mr. Gardzielik: Aerospace Courses



Our CTE department offers engaging and hands-on courses in the following CTE program areas:

  • Business, Finance, and Marketing Education
    • Business Essentials
    • Business Management (I, II, and Honors)
  • Career Development
    • Career Management
  • Family & Consumer Sciences Education
    • Foods and Nutrition (I, II, and Honors)
    • Principles of Family and Human Services
  • Health Sciences Education
    • Foundations of Health Science
    • Health Science I
    • Biomedical Technology
  • Trade, Technology, Engineering, and Industrial Education 
    • Construction
    • Carpentry I and II
    • Drafting I
    • Drafting II - Engineering
    • Drafter III - Engineering
    • Logistics I
    • Logistics II - Warehousing


WCHS is also home to the STEM Academy of Aviation & Aerospace!


Courses in our STEM Academy of Aviation & Aerospace include:

  • Intro to Flight
  • Careers in Aviation
  • Launching into Aviation
  • The Flying Environment
  • Avionic Systems 




Click here for our detailed WCHS CTE Career Pathways and Course Sequencing.

Click below to go to our WCHS Career Center site.