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    Career and Technology Education (CATE) provides all students opportunities to explore and enhance possibilities for future education or preparing for a career. Students choose a career path/major and then select courses that correspond to their choice. Career Clusters are made up of two or more majors or areas of academic focus.  A major consists of at least four required units of study in the area plus complimentary electives. In order to complete a major, it is recommended that students take one higher level course within the major. Students who complete four units in a specified area obtain completer status and may qualify for advanced standing when pursuing education beyond high school. Many classes fall within Horry County Schools Articulation agreement guidelines with Horry Georgetown Technical College, which exempts students from some HGTC classes.

    Career Clusters:
    Architecture and Construction
    Arts, Audio-Video Technology, and Communications Programs
    Business, Management, and Administration Programs
    Finance
    Health Science
    Human Sources & Family Consumer
    Information Technology
    Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
    Marketing, Sales, and Service Programs

    Meet the members of the CATE Department:

    Helen Arnett
    650-5600  Ext. 2309
    Family & Consumer Science

    Laura Burdick
    650-5600 Ext. 2535
    Virtual Enterprise  1, 2, 3, 4, 3H, 4H,  Professional Leadership Development, Global Business,  Work-Based Credit for Business, Social Media in Business (TBD)
    Advisor for: Future Business Leaders of America, DECA, National Technical Honor Society, and Jr. Optimist Club
    Bachelors of Science in Business Education from State University of NY – Oswego
    M.Ed. degree in Educational Counseling from Liberty University (anticipated graduation 2019)
    SJHS Teacher of the Year 2008 - 2009 

    Michael Chapman
    650-5600   Ext. 2361
    Health Science / HOSA
    4th year teaching
    National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians- Paramedic
    State Of South Carolina Paramedic
    Associate of Applied Science – Fire Science – Columbia Southern University
    Bachelor of Science – Health Care Administration / Emergency Medical Services Management – Columbia Southern University

    Ricky Cox
    650-5600 Ext.2367
    CADD
    13 years St. James High School
    25 years of drafting experience with an emphasis in Structural Engineering
    Retired from the SC National Guard
    Graduated from Coker College

    Maryam Fischer
    650-5600  Ext. 2108
    Health Science 1, 2, 3, Medical Terminology, Sports Medicine 1
    Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training from West Chester University of PA
    Masters in Instructional Technology from Coastal Carolina University
    SJHS Teacher of the Year 2016-17
    HCS Teacher of the Year Finalist 2017-18

    Jeanna Johnson
    650-5600 Ext. 2355
    Beginning year 15 as an original member of the Shark Family.
    Business Degree USC
    Master’s Degree Education Leadership CCU
    Finance, IBA, Desktop Publishing, Marketing
    CATE Chairperson

    William Krauss
    650-5600 Ext. 3109  Direct line 650-2252
    Starting year 15 at SJHS
    Serves at Head Athletic Trainer / Teaches Health Science (Sports Medicine)
    MEd from DePaul University
    BS in Athletic Training from North Park University
    SJHS teacher of the year 2011-12

    Kevin Randall
    650-5600 Ext. 2359
    25 years teaching experience
    Business Degree National Louis University
    Teaching Certificate Virginia Commonwealth University
     IBA, Web Design, Marketing, Sports & Entertainment Marketing
    SJHS Web Site, Social Media & Parent Email Administrator

    Elisha Revis
    650-5600 Ext. 2539
    Coastal Carolina University—Go Chanticleers!
    Certifications: AP Certified, IC3, Project+, Online Teaching
    Programming 1 & 2, Video Game Design and Development, Exploring Computer Science
    Student Council & Chick Fil A Leader Academy Sponsor

    Michael Riley
    650-5600 Ext. 3440
    11 years St. James High School
    10 years High School Boys Golf Coach
    S.C. Licensed Carpenter, 23 years building experience Commercial and Residential
    9 years UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
    Desert Shield / Desert Storm War Veteran
    17 countries traveled and served during USAF
    Medical Discharge, Disabled Veteran
    Community College of the Air Force
    Delaware State University
    Marshall University