Thomas McKean High School

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Location

301 McKennan's Church Road
, Wilmington
, DE
19808

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AVAILABLEPATHWAYS

Patient Care Assistant

This multi-skilled Patient Care Assistant Pathway Program will provide students with marketable job skills following completion in areas such as acute care hospitals, sub-acute care facilities, long-term care, outpatient laboratories, cardiac rehabilitation centers, and various other medical providers. The benefits of obtaining Patient Care Assistant Certification include more job opportunities, increased pay scale, and increased access to the program resources in the Allied Health Degree Programs. Students will have the opportunity to meet with degree program specific advisors at several points of their training to ensure a smooth transition from the Patient Care Assistant Pathway Program to one of the Allied Health degree programs upon successful completion of program entry requirements.

Marketing Today!

Marketing Today! (MT) program of study is a three (3) course Career and Technical Education (CTE) program that engages students with the world of marketing services by focusing on how marketing is evolving in the digital age and how companies can be successful by implementing marketing strategies.

Plant Science

The Plant Science pathway is designed to provide students with knowledge of plant growth and reproduction, as well as the use of plants for food, fiber, and ornamental purposes.

The program prepares students for a variety of careers in: agronomy, ornamental horticulture, biotechnology, forestry, soil science, and turf management.

Animal Science & Management

The program prepares students for a variety of careers in: agribusiness, agriscience education, animal genetics, animal nutrition, animal reproduction, extension educator, marine biology, wildlife biology, veterinary medicine, zoology, animal researcher, animal processor, production manager, artificial insemination technician, animal breeder, veterinary assistant/technician, wildlife manager, zoo animal specialist, animal rescue/animal control officer, and agriculture producer.

Automotive Technology

The Automotive Technology POS is a four or six credit course program of study that provides students with the mathematical, scientific, and mechanical knowledge to understand and perform the maintenance, repair and servicing of automotive vehicles. Students participating in this pre-­apprenticeship program will be prepared to enter into a Delaware Department of Labor Automotive Technician Tech C Registered Apprenticeship program. (Students that pass the ASE G-1 Certification Exam will not be required to complete pre-requisite automotive course work.) Students are prepared for a variety of careers including automotive technician, service contract writers, parts technicians, and sales.

Culinary & Hospitality Management

The Culinary & Hospitality Management pathway is a three (3) and six (6) course CTE program that is supported by the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation. ProStart® trains students on industry-specific skills that can be used in all aspects of the restaurant and hospitality industry along with the employability skills like leadership, accountability, teamwork, and responsibility.

The program prepares students for careers such as Executive chef and Sous Chef, Food Service Manager, Kitchen Manager, and Line Cook.

Early Childhood Teacher Academy

The Early Childhood Teacher Academy pathway engages students in developing a realistic understanding of early childhood while exploring the importance and impact of teachers. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to sustain their interest in the early childhood profession and cultivate the skills needed to be successful, thus creating a pipeline of high-quality students transitioning to the early childhood field. Students will understand the importance and uniqueness of early childhood and participate in classroom and field experiences.

The program prepares students for a variety of careers in early childhood such as teacher, curriculum director, and administrator.

K-12 Teacher Academy

The K-12 Teacher Academy pathway is a three (3) and six (6) course CTE program that prepares students for careers in elementary and secondary education. Observation opportunities in a variety of age and discipline settings, as well as special needs and non-classroom settings, provide practical experiences while enriching the learning. Students participate in a long-term placement during their senior year which allows for in-depth experiences in a classroom setting.

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

The Engineering byDesign (EbD) Manufacturing Engineering Technology pathway is a three (3) course CTE program that engages students in open-ended problem solving where they learn and apply the engineering design process, use industry-standard technology and software, and apply math, science, and engineering standards to hands-on projects.

Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Indoor Track
  • Lacrosse
  • Marching Band
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Unified Flag Football
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
Career & Technical Student Organizations
  • FCCLA
  • FFA
  • TSA
  • DECA
  • Educators Rising
Work Based Learning & Apprenticeship Opportunities

Please contact this school for information about available apprenticeships.

WHAT YOU NEED TO GET STARTED

For additional information about this school and the School Choice process, please contact your counselor or utilize the contact information provided for the School District in the ‘Get in Touch’ section of this page.

Get in touch

School District Name
Red Clay Consolidated School District
School District Address
1502 Spruce Avenue , Wilmington ,DE 19805
School District Website
https://www.redclayschools.com/
School District Phone Number
(302) 552-3700

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