CCHS Career Academies

Academy Director

Autumn Williams

Rm. 120 N/211 S
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1120

Academy Ambassadors:

Caitin Casey
Meghan Casey
Jordan Martin
Grace MacDonald
Macradee Miller
Rylie Pilon
Kassiy Wanke
Kelly Moodry


The CCHS Academies is a school-within-a-school, career theme based, connection with career, core subjects, and CTE courses. The benefits of this program is that it:

  • Integrates academic & career curriculum
  • Personalizes & supports learning environment
  • Instills leadership & teamwork skills
  • Works with local employers
  • Offers community service opportunities
  • Provides possibility of certification
  • Dual enrollment opportunities available
  • Offers scholarship opportunities

The CCHS Academies works with the "Three R's" model:

  • Rigor
    • High expectations for all students
    • High school requirements met
  • Relationships
    • Students and teachers get to know each other well
  • Revelance
    • Applied learning
    • Develop skills important to succcess in college, career and life

This program also integrates the CCSD Career Pathways into its curriculum. Click the button below to preview which pathway you would like to pursue:

Career Pathways

More Information:

Academy Information Printout Career Clusters

Academy's Calendar

Energy and Engineering

The Energy and Engineering Academy offers many opportunities to explore the industry both in and out of the classroom. Experience a sequence of courses which follows a proven hands-on, real-world problem solving approach to learning. The Energy and Engineering courses are designed to prepare students to pursue a post-secondary education and careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related fields

  • Learn to apply the design process.
  • Create, design, build, discover, collaborate and solve problems in teams.
  • Discover the answers to questions like how are things made and what processes go into creating products.
  • Develop organizational, critical-thinking, problem solving and communication skills.
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Health Sciences and Human Services

The goal of the CCHS HSHS (Health Science & Human Services) Academy is to offer a program of study that provides an overview of the many facets of the ever-emerging medical science field of technology. Students will be able to move from an introduction to the health care delivery system, its services, and wide variety of occupations, to a more specific career focus and specialization in the upper grade levels. In our HSHS Academy, students will learn:

  • The Planning and Providing of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services
  • Health Informatics
  • Support Services
  • Biotechnology Research and Development
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Hospitality and Tourism

Hospitality & Tourism encompasses the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services. This academy provides students with knowledge and skills for a successful career in one of the world's largest service industries. Gain critical knowledge through a series of work-based learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. Sign up if you are interested in in a career such as a:

  • Baker/Chef or Head Cook
  • Barista
  • Concierge
  • Travel Agent/Guide
  • Gaming Manager
  • Set & Exhibit Designer
  • Event Planner
  • And more!
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The Transportation Academy gives students a basic understanding and foundation and prepares them for further education and careers in the transportation industry. Course work combines technical, academic, and workplace readiness skills in an integrated curriculum of classroom instruction and hands-on maintenance applications. Through theory and real-world experiences, students can master the concepts and the ability to identify and perform necessary troubleshooting and repair tasks. Students will also be developing skills and knowledge as part of a commitment to improving the safety and performance of transportation systems across the world.

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Career Pathways

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Career Pathway: Arts and Humanities PDF
Career Pathway: Business, Marketing and Information Systems PDF
Career Pathway: Engineering, Technology and Manufacturing PDF
Career Pathway: Health and Human Services PDF

Academy Information Handout

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Academy Printout PDF

Career Clusters

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16 Career Clusters PDF
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