Delcastle Technical High School

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1417 Newport Road
, Wilmington
, DE
19804

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The NAF Academy of Finance (AOF) pathway is a three (3) course Career & Technical Education (CTE) program that engages students with the world of financial services by focusing on banking and credit, financial planning, accounting, and insurance. Students gain career knowledge through a series of work-based learning activities that are conducted in school and outside of the classroom, and a 120-hour paid summer internship. Completion of the program is validated with a NAFTrack Certification, NAF’s student certification assessment system. AOF courses introduce students to a wide array of careers such as personal financial advisor, tax preparation specialist, accountant, financial analyst, loan officer, account representative, insurance agent, and claims representative.

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The NAF Academy of Finance (AOF) pathway is a three (3) course Career & Technical Education (CTE) program that engages students with the world of financial services by focusing on banking and credit, financial planning, accounting, and insurance. Students gain career knowledge through a series of work-based learning activities that are conducted in school and outside of the classroom, and a 120-hour paid summer internship. Completion of the program is validated with a NAFTrack Certification, NAF’s student certification assessment system. AOF courses introduce students to a wide array of careers such as personal financial advisor, tax preparation specialist, accountant, financial analyst, loan officer, account representative, insurance agent, and claims representative.

Culinary & Hospitality Management

The NAF Academy of Finance (AOF) pathway is a three (3) course Career & Technical Education (CTE) program that engages students with the world of financial services by focusing on banking and credit, financial planning, accounting, and insurance. Students gain career knowledge through a series of work-based learning activities that are conducted in school and outside of the classroom, and a 120-hour paid summer internship. Completion of the program is validated with a NAFTrack Certification, NAF’s student certification assessment system. AOF courses introduce students to a wide array of careers such as personal financial advisor, tax preparation specialist, accountant, financial analyst, loan officer, account representative, insurance agent, and claims representative.

Early Childhood Teacher Academy

The NAF Academy of Finance (AOF) pathway is a three (3) course Career & Technical Education (CTE) program that engages students with the world of financial services by focusing on banking and credit, financial planning, accounting, and insurance. Students gain career knowledge through a series of work-based learning activities that are conducted in school and outside of the classroom, and a 120-hour paid summer internship. Completion of the program is validated with a NAFTrack Certification, NAF’s student certification assessment system. AOF courses introduce students to a wide array of careers such as personal financial advisor, tax preparation specialist, accountant, financial analyst, loan officer, account representative, insurance agent, and claims representative.

K-12 Teacher Academy

The NAF Academy of Finance (AOF) pathway is a three (3) course Career & Technical Education (CTE) program that engages students with the world of financial services by focusing on banking and credit, financial planning, accounting, and insurance. Students gain career knowledge through a series of work-based learning activities that are conducted in school and outside of the classroom, and a 120-hour paid summer internship. Completion of the program is validated with a NAFTrack Certification, NAF’s student certification assessment system. AOF courses introduce students to a wide array of careers such as personal financial advisor, tax preparation specialist, accountant, financial analyst, loan officer, account representative, insurance agent, and claims representative.

NAF Academy of Business Information Management

The NAF Academy of Finance (AOF) pathway is a three (3) course Career & Technical Education (CTE) program that engages students with the world of financial services by focusing on banking and credit, financial planning, accounting, and insurance. Students gain career knowledge through a series of work-based learning activities that are conducted in school and outside of the classroom, and a 120-hour paid summer internship. Completion of the program is validated with a NAFTrack Certification, NAF’s student certification assessment system. AOF courses introduce students to a wide array of careers such as personal financial advisor, tax preparation specialist, accountant, financial analyst, loan officer, account representative, insurance agent, and claims representative.

NAF Academy of Finance

The NAF Academy of Finance (AOF) pathway is a three (3) course Career & Technical Education (CTE) program that engages students with the world of financial services by focusing on banking and credit, financial planning, accounting, and insurance. Students gain career knowledge through a series of work-based learning activities that are conducted in school and outside of the classroom, and a 120-hour paid summer internship. Completion of the program is validated with a NAFTrack Certification, NAF’s student certification assessment system. AOF courses introduce students to a wide array of careers such as personal financial advisor, tax preparation specialist, accountant, financial analyst, loan officer, account representative, insurance agent, and claims representative.
Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Chess
  • Concord Rowing Club
  • Cross Country
  • Dance
  • Dancing Competition
  • Fall Crew
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Indoor Track
  • Lacrosse
  • Marching Band
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Spring Crew
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Unified Flag Football
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
Career & Technical Student Organizations
  • BPA
  • FCCLA
  • FFA
  • HOSA
  • SkillsUSA
  • TSA
  • DECA
  • Educators Rising
Apprenticeships

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY
Business Technology provides learning experiences in business-related and computer knowledge skills that prepare students for entry into today’s administrative, clerical, and banking fields.

DIGITAL MEDIA
Program provides technical skills and practical experiences to plan, produce, and present creative communication using a variety of digital media with emphasis on video production, web & graphic design.

GRAPHIC ARTS
Prepares students for careers in the Printing industry with emphasis on operation of offset and screen printing presses, and instruction in pre-press software, imaging, estimating, sales, and graphic design.

IT ACADEMY
Information Technology course of study for future programmers/coders, includes fundamentals of computer logic, coding, and programming languages such as Python, Java, and Java Script.

Business Technology
Students in the Business Technology programs are expected to demonstrate effective communication skills, customer relations expertise, and concepts vital to the development of a business career. This curriculum includes instruction and practical application in business management, business communication, business law, economics, financial analysis, information technology, and entrepreneurship. Additionally, students are expected to learn and understand organizational concepts involving human resource and strategic management in the world of business, as well as, systems used to monitor and control day-to-day operations. Moreover, students have the opportunity to attain Microsoft Office Specialist Certification, a credential that validates skills in the Microsoft Office systems (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook). Successful completion of all five expert level exams awards student a Master Microsoft Office Specialist certification, which is nationally recognized as a college credit.

Certifications:

Microsoft Program Certifications

Employment opportunities available after high school graduation:

Administrative/Legal Assistant, Receptionist, Word Processor, Financial Services Clerk, Accounting Clerk, Bank Teller, Customer Services, Purchasing Agent/Buyer, Entrepreneur

Employment opportunities requiring 2-years of specialized training after high school:

Computer Programmer

Employment opportunities requiring 4-years of specialized training after high school.

Accountant/Auditor, Retail Manager, Human Resource Manager, Acquisition and Contract Manager, Sports & Entertainment Manager, Paralegal, Organizational Psychology, Government Relations, Financial/Budget Analyst, Loan Officer, Corporate Event Planner, Small Business Management

Digital Media
The Digital Media program of study will prepare students with the technical skills and practical experience to plan, produce, and present creative solutions to communication problems.

Digital Media prepares students to apply their knowledge and skills by communicating information through the creation and production of videos. This gives them the skills to work within the many areas of the communications field. These production areas include corporate video, television, film, and audio. They will plan, prepare, and produce a variety of projects for real clients. Students will learn the theoretical and practical applications of lighting, audio, control room operations, scriptwriting, TV studio operation, on-location video production, graphic creation and animation, directing, scriptwriting, and non-linear video editing. Students will develop a site plan, design sites, shoot and produce video for the web, learn media podcasting, basic digital music composition, and creative typography. They will use an online, regularly updated interactive college text for the majority of their reading assignments. Students will use the latest computer software including: Adobe’s Creative Suite (After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator) and Apple’s Final Cut X, Motion 5, and GarageBand. Client projects can be outputted to DVD and social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Emphasis will be placed on problem-solving and creative contributions as a team member.

Certifications:

Adobe Photoshop CS

Adobe Illustrator CS

Adobe ACE Specialist

Adobe ACE Master

ICIA Certified Technology Specialist

Graphic Arts
The Graphic Arts program of study will prepare students with the technical skills and practical experience to design and produce printed communications using offset, screen, and digital technologies. Students learn the fundamentals of graphic design and use software applications including Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Quarkxpress to prepare electronic files for output. First year studies include computer graphic illustration, graphic design, and print production. Students have hands-on experience with large format printing, single and multiple color offset printing and screen-printing. Bindery finishing includes trimming, folding, padding, and stitching. Juniors have opportunity to work with “real” clients on “real” projects for the school and non-profit community, under the supervision of their instructors. Students develop a portfolio of printing projects. Eligible seniors are in demand for paid employment with local co-op employers, and through work experience, develop contacts and skills that lead to continued full-time employment or further training in the printing field.

Certifications:

Adobe Photoshop CS

Adobe Illustrator CS

Adobe ACE Specialist

Adobe ACE Master

ICIA Certified Tech. Specialist

GAERFPrintED Accreditation for

Intro to Graphic Arts and

Graphic Design

Employment opportunities following high school graduation:
Print shops, specialty printing centers

IT Academy
The Information Technology (IT) Academy is a course of study for future programmers and coders. Students will learn the fundamentals of computer logic, coding, and programming languages, such as Python, Java, and Javascript. In this program, students are asked to use computational practices, such as algorithm development, data analysis, web design, networks and the internet, and problem solving and programming within the context of problems that are relevant to their lives. They are introduced to current topics, such as computing systems, logic, and database fundamentals, as well as societal and ethical issues. Students explore a range of careers in information technology and computer science as they learn to connect their informal knowledge, technology skills, and beliefs about computing, programming, and software development to the theoretical and foundational tenets of computer science and information systems. Students apply math and science to hands-on projects and explore the roles of computer scientists and programmers as they study the technical skill set, soft skills, educational pathways, and ongoing training required for computing and software development careers. Students examine computing problems that are culturally relevant and address social and ethical issues while engaging in several in-depth projects to demonstrate the real-world applications of computing.

Employment opportunities following high school graduation:
Computer programmer, computer systems analyst, software/applications developer, systems software developer

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School District Name
New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District
School District Address
1417 Newport Road , Wilmington ,DE 19804
School District Website
http://www.nccvt.k12.de.us/
School District Phone Number
(302) 995-8000

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