• Career Technology Education

  • Career Technology Education (CTE) 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 complementary 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:   CTE Majors Guide 2021-2022
    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 CTE Department:

    Ricky Cox
    650-5600 Ext.702367
    CADD
    17 years St. James High School
    25+ years of drafting experience with an emphasis in Structural Engineering
    B.A Coker College
    CTE Majors: Architectural Design
    Retired from the SC National Guard

    Jeanna Johnson
    650-5600 Ext. 2355
    Beginning year 19 as an original member of the Shark Family.
    Business Degree USC
    Master’s Degree Education Leadership CCU
    CTE Majors: Business Finance
    CATE Chairperson

    Madison Johnston
    843-650-5600 Ext 702108
    B.S. University of Mount Olive
    M.A. University of Nebraska Omaha
    CTE Majors: Health Science, Sports Medicine
    HOSA Advisor
    Asst. Athletic Trainer

    Marissa Pipen Jones
    650-5600  Ext. 702309
    CTE Majors: Human Services
    Congratulations Marissa Pipkin – Jones on being named
    South Carolina Association Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher of the Year for 2021

    William Krauss
    650-5600 Ext. 3109  Direct line 650-2252
    Starting year 19 at SJHS
    M.Ed. from DePaul University
    B.S. in Athletic Training from North Park University
    CTE Majors: Health Science, Sports Medicine
    Head Athletic Trainer
    SJHS teacher of the year 2011-12

    Tim McCann
    650-5600 Ext. 702440
    CTE Majors: Carpentry
    NCCER Commerical Journeymen Carpentry Certification

    Sandee Oliver
    650-5600 Ext 702535
    Coastal Carolina University – Chants Up!
    CTE Majors: Administrative Services, Business Information Management, General Management, Marketing Communications, Marketing Management
    DECA Advisor  DECA Website
    Ms. Oliver’s Website

    Kevin Randall
    843-650-5600 Ext. 2359
    Mr. Randall began teaching in 1993.
    Business Degree National Louis University
    Teaching Certificate Virginia Commonwealth University
    CTE Majors: Marketing, Communications, Web Design & Development
    SJHS Web Site, Social Media & Parent Email Administrator
    Kevin Randall Website

    Jerry Williams
    843-650-5600 Ext. 702539
    B.S. Citadel
    M.B.A. Winthrop University
    M.ED. Coastal Carolina University
    CTE Majors: Programming & Software Delevopment,
    Project Lead The Way - Computer Science
    Archery Coach, Young Republicans Advisor