WALTHALL COUNTY CAREER
AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER
803 Ball Avenue
Tylertown, MS 39667
The Walthall County Career and Technology Center was established in 2001. We service high school students grades 10th - 12th from Tylertown High School and Salem Attendance Center. We offer eight 2-year programs of study. Each class is a 2-hour period where 2 Carnegie units are given for successfully completing the course. The students are bused from their home school to attend the 2-hour class period each day.
Our mission is preparing today's students for tomorrow's careers.
Our vision is that all students will learn and be engaged in a career pathway experience to a level that makes them highly qualified for post-secondary education and the workplace.
Beth Cowart, Principal
Construction Class Partners with Habitat For Humanity
Mr. Bill Goldman's construction classes are framing a home for Habitat for Humanity at the career center. Students not only receive hands-on experience, but uses school courses like mathematics. They work from a set of drawings to construct the walls and accurate measurements must be made, otherwise the framing doesn't fit together properly. This project develops teamwork as well as learning new skills and taking part in a project resulting in a sense of accomplishment
Preparing Today’s Students for
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Student Services Coordinator
What does a student services coordinator do?
1. They help recruit and guide students into a vocational program.
2. They provide additional instruction to CTE students who need help preparing for any subject-area test or CPAS test.
3. They provide additional instruction to CTE students who need help in any of their classes.
4. They help non-traditional students be successful in their CTE class.
5. They assist CTE students in making responsible choices about their career.
Mississippi Works magazine
FBLA Competition Winners
Site Title Members of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) club at the Walthall County Career and Technology Center recently attended the Southern Regional District Conference at Jones County Junior College. Of those participating, three students placed in their competitive events. One student placed third in state.
Tech Master Students
Ag. Mechanics 1st Place District Winners
Senior Tractor Driving 2nd Place
Senior Tool Identification 1st Place
Health Science Hosa Competitions
Health Science students compete in district competition. We had two first place , one second place and one fourth place winners.
Teacher Academy Competitions
Students competed in Exploring Education Administration Careers, Exploring Support Services Careers and Children's Literature K-3.
Business Fundamentals and Marketing is a 2-year program for students in the Business: Management, Marketing, and Technology Pathway. The program is designed to prepare students for careers or continuing education in management or entrepreneurship. Business Fundamentals class can count as the economics credit needed to graduate.
Construction/Carpentry is an instructional program that prepares students for employment or continued education in the occupations of carpentry. The curriculum framework for this program was developed in partnership with the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation (MCEF).
Teacher Academy I and II
Teacher Academy is a pathway for students in the Human Science, Art, and Humanities career cluster. The Teacher Academy program is a high school course designed to attract students to the field of education, to provide information and field experiences relevant to pursuing a degree in education, and to prepare students for the rigors of a career in education so they will remain long-term educators.
Welding is an instructional program that prepares students for employment or continued education in the occupations of the welding field. The curriculum framework for this program was developed in partnership with the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation (MCEF). MCEF is the accredited sponsor for the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).
Agriculture and Natural Science
The Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Career Pathway focuses on supporting life by ensuring that we are responsibly managing our food production and natural resources. These areas supply us and many other countries with a wide variety of food products and non-food products, such as fibers, natural resources, and nursery items. These fields contribute positively to our foreign trade balance, and they remain some of the nation’s larger industries in terms of total employment. This pathway focuses on preparing students for careers in the planning, implementing, producing, managing, processing and marketing of agricultural goods and services.
Automotive Service Technician
Automotive Service is a pathway for students in the Transportation career cluster. The Automotive Service pathway includes classroom and hands-on experiences that prepare students for employment or continuing education in the auto service industry. This program is written to incorporate the ASE learning objectives/content and hours.
Health Sciences I and II
Health Sciences is a pathway of courses for students in the Health Sciences career cluster. The Health Sciences pathway includes classroom and hands-on experiences that will provide students with an overview of the health-care field as well as begin to prepare students for careers in occupations including registered nurses, nurse aides, practical nurses, and home health aides. Health Sciences I and II can count as 2 science credits needed to graduate.
Law and Public Safety
The fields of Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security involve planning, managing and providing legal, public safety, protective and homeland security services and also include the professional and technical-support assistance of personnel within these fields. Careers in this field involve serving and/or protecting our citizens. Law, public safety, corrections and security workers are found in a variety of settings. This pathway prepares students for careers in such areas as criminology, legal studies, forensics and psychology.