Careers of Caring

The Academy of Health, Hospitality and Human Services prepares our students for many of the great paying jobs found right here in our local communities in Central Georgia.

Innovative, dynamic and engaging curriculum gives our students hands-on training, preparing them to succeed in both the classroom and the workforce.

Early Childhood Education

Teaching

Healthcare Science

Culinary Arts

Cosmetology

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION Pathway

 

Early Childhood Education I

Early Childhood Education I serves as the foundational course under the Early Childhood Care & Education pathway and prepares students for employment in early childhood education and services. Course addresses knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors associated with supporting and promoting optimal growth and development of infants and children.

 

 

 

Early Childhood Education II

Pre-Requisite: Early Childhood Education I

Early Childhood Education II further prepares the student for employment in early childhood care and education services. Course provides a history of education, licensing and accreditation requirements, and foundations of basic observation practices and applications. Early childhood care, education, and development issues are also addressed and include health, safety, and nutrition education; certification in CPR/First Aid/Fire Safety; information about child abuse and neglect; symptoms and prevention of major childhood illnesses and diseases; and prevention and control of communicable illnesses. Mastery of standards through project based learning, laboratory application, technical skills practice, and leadership development activities of the career and technical student organizations will provide students with a competitive edge for either entry into the education global marketplace and/or the post-secondary institution of their choice when continuing their education and training.

Early Childhood Education III

Pre-Requisite:  Early Childhood Education II

Early Childhood Education III provides in-depth study of early brain development and its implications for early learning, appropriate technology integration, and developmentally appropriate parenting and child guidance trends. Also addressed are collaborative parent/teacher/child relationships and guidance, child directed play, changing dynamics of family culture and diversity, causes and effects of stress on young children, and infant nutrition.

 

CULINARY ARTS Pathway

Introduction to Culinary Arts

 

Designed to introduce students to fundamental food preparation terms, concepts, and methods in Culinary Arts where laboratory practice will parallel class work. Fundamental techniques, skills, and terminology are covered and mastered with an emphasis on basic kitchen and dining room safety, sanitation, equipment maintenance and operation procedures. Course also provides an overview of the professionalism in the culinary industry and career opportunities leading into a career pathway to Culinary Arts.

 

Culinary Arts I

 

Pre-Requisite: Introduction to Culinary Arts

Designed to create a complete foundation and understanding of Culinary Arts leading to post-secondary education or a foodservice career. Building from techniques and skills learned in Foundation of Culinary Arts, this course begins to involve in-depth knowledge and hands on skill mastery of Culinary Arts.

 

Culinary Arts II

 

Pre-Requisite: Culinary Arts I

An advanced, rigorous in-depth course designed for students who wishes to continue their education at the post-secondary level or enter the foodservice industry as a proficient and well-rounded individual. Strong importance is given to refining hands on production of the classic fundamentals in the commercial kitchen.

 

TEACHING AS A PROFESSION Pathway

 

COSMETOLOGY Pathway

Introduction to Personal Care Services

Course introduces both fundamental theory and practices of the personal care professions including nail technicians, estheticians, barbers, and cosmetologists. Emphasis placed on professional practices and safety. Areas addressed include:  state rules and regulations, professional image, bacteriology, decontamination and infection control, chemistry fundamentals, safety, Hazardous Duty Standards Act compliance, and anatomy and physiology. Students will experience basic hands on skills in each area to help them determine the pathway they are most interested in pursuing. By completing courses in the personal care services pathways, students can potentially earn credit toward the hours required by the Georgia State Board of Barbering and/or Cosmetology or hours toward their license as an esthetician or nail technician.

Cosmetology Services II

Pre-Requisite: Introduction to Personal Care Services

Course aligned with the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology requirements and licensure, and with the Technical College System of Georgia. Designed to enhance understanding of anatomy of the skin and hair relating to the Cosmetology Industry. Students will master shampooing, permanent waving, haircutting, basic skin care, and make-up application while maintaining safety and sanitation in the workplace set forth by OSHA standards. This course provides more in-depth competencies for the co-curricular student organization SkillsUSA and presents integral components that should be incorporated throughout instructional strategies developed for the course.

 

Cosmetology Services II

Pre-Requisite: Cosmetology Services II

Designed to presents intermediate skills and knowledge related to cosmetology and its scientific and mathematical corollaries. Clinical activities are included in this phase of study. Clinicals for hairstyling include: shaping, pin curls, finger waves, roller placement, comb-outs, and hair cutting concepts. Students will earn credit hours toward the completion of the 1500 credit hours required by Georgia State Board of Cosmetology.

HEALTHCARE SCIENCE Pathway

 

Introduction to Healthcare Science

Course will enable students to receive initial exposure to many Healthcare Science careers as well as employability, communication, and technology skills necessary in the healthcare industry. Concepts of human growth and development, interaction with patients and family members, health, wellness, and preventative care are evaluated, as well as the legal, ethical responsibilities of today’s healthcare provider. Fundamental healthcare skills development is initiated including microbiology, basic life support and first aid. This course will provide students with a competitive edge to be the better candidate for either entry into the healthcare global marketplace and/or the post-secondary institution of their choice to continue their education and training.

 

 

Essentials of Healthcare

Pre-Requisite: Introduction to Healthcare Science

Anatomy and Physiology is a vital part of this course. Essentials of Healthcare is a medical-focused anatomy course addressing the physiology of each body system, along with the investigation of common diseases, disorders and emerging diseases. Prevention of disease, diagnosis and treatment that might be utilized are addressed, along with medical terminology related to each system. Course provides an opportunity to demonstrate technical skills that enforce the goal of helping students make connections between medical procedures and the pathophysiology of diseases and disorders.

Sports Medicine

Pre-Requisite: Essentials of Healthcare (or Anatomy & Physiology)

Sports Medicine appropriate for students who wish to pursue a career in healthcare with a focus on the musculoskeletal system, injury assessment, injury prevention, or rehabilitation including careers in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitative Services. Students will receive initial exposure to therapeutic services skills and attitudes applicable to healthcare industry. Concepts of anatomy and physiology, assessment, preventative and rehabilitative care are introduced. Fundamental healthcare skills development is initiated, including medical terminology, kinesiology, patient assessment, record keeping, and basic life support.

Mastery of these standards through project-based learning, technical-skills practice, and leadership-development activities of the career and technical student organization will provide students with a competitive edge for entry into either the healthcare global marketplace or a postsecondary institution to pursue further education and training.

Baldwin High School

155 Hwy 49W,

Milledgeville, GA 31061

478 453-6429

The Baldwin County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, or sex in its employment practices, student programs and dealings with the public. It is the policy of the Board of Education to comply fully with the requirements of Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and all accompanying regulations.