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    2021-22 School Year Application
    Posted on 02/01/2021
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    The Seattle Skills Center provides high school students with advanced, hands-on career and technical education that prepares them for college, career, and life. High school students in Seattle Public Schools can enroll in one half-day Skills Center course for up to 3 Career and Technical Education credits per year, while still attending regular school the other half of the school day.

    Students can still participate in sports, activities, and stay connected with friends. Each class requires 3 periods per day (periods 1-3 for AM classes, and periods 4-6 for PM classes). Students should talk with their school counselor to make sure it will work with their schedule. Regardless of which Seattle Public high school you attend, students can take any Skills Center class.

    The Skills Center team is hoping to have in-person learning in the 2021-22 school year, but we will follow guidance from state, city and district officials to determine when we can resume in-person instruction.

    All Skills Center 2021-22 school year courses meet the state requirements for the CTE Graduation Pathway. See the SPS Graduation Requirements page for more information.

    See full course descriptions, and complete the REQUIRED ONLINE APPLICATION (below). Students can request taxi, van, or school bus to and from their Skills Center class from their home school. See map of Skills Center locations.

     


    School Year Application 2021-22

    Skills Center School Year Courses

    Courses

    Administrative Medical Office Assistant

    Cross credit available: math and lab science available. Up to 34 free dual college credits can be earned.
    Location: Lincoln High School

    Year 1: AM session waitlist (8:45 - 11:15 a.m.) (* this class is full, new applicants will be placed on a waitlist)

    Year 1: PM session (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)


    Aerospace Science and Technology: Advanced Manufacturing

    Cross credit available: math available; Up to 35 free dual college credits can be earned
    Location: Rainier Beach High School

    Year 1: AM session (8:45 - 11:15 a.m.)
    Year 2: PM session (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)


    Automotive Technology

    No cross credit
    Locations: Skills Center Building at Washington Middle School or West Seattle High School

    Washington Middle School

    Auto Technology, Year 1 and Year 2 at Washington Middle School are now full for the 2021-22 School Year. New applicants will be placed on a waitlist.

     Year 1: AM session (8:45 - 11:15 a.m.) (* this class is full, new applicants will be placed on a waitlist)
     Year 2: AM session (8:45 - 11:15 a.m.) (* this class is full, new applicants will be placed on a waitlist)

    West Seattle High School

     Year 1: PM session (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)
     Year 2: PM session (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)


    Construction Trades

    Cross credit available: applied Math cross-credit available
    Locations: Ingraham High School or Rainier Beach High School

    Ingraham High School

    Year 1: AM session (8:45 - 11:15 a.m.)
    Year 2: AM session (8:45 - 11:15 a.m.)

    Rainier Beach High School

     Year 1: PM session (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)
     Year 2: PM session (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)


    Culinary Arts

    No cross credit. Up to 30 free dual college credits can be earned
    PM session only
    Location: Rainier Beach High School

     Year 1: PM session (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)
     Year 2: PM session (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)


    Firefighting and Emergency Medical Services

    No cross credit
    PM session only
    Location: Skills Center Building at Washington Middle School

     Year 1: PM session (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)
     Year 2: PM session (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)


    Health Sciences/Medical Assisting

    Cross credit available: math and lab science available.  Up to 34 free dual college credits can be earned.
    Location: Lincoln High School

    AM Health Science/Medical Assisting Year 1 and Year 2 Programs are now full for the 2021-22 School Year. New applicants will be placed on a waitlist.

     Year 1: AM session (8:45 - 11:15 a.m.) (* this class is full, new applicants will be placed on a waitlist)
     Year 2: AM session (8:45 - 11:15 a.m.) (* this class is full, new applicants will be placed on a waitlist)

     Year 1: PM session (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)
     Year 2: PM session (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)


    Maritime Vessel Operations

    No cross credit
    PM session only
    Location: The Seattle Maritime Academy and The Center for Wooden Boats

     Year 1: PM session (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)


    Media Arts

    Cross credit available: fine arts available
    PM session only
    Location: Nova High School

    Year 1: PM session (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.) (* this class is full, new applicants will be placed on a waitlist)


    Nursing Assistant

    Cross credit available: lab science available.  Up to 14 free dual college credits can be earned.
    Location: Franklin High School

    Year 1: AM session (8:45 - 11:15 a.m.)
    Year 1: PM session (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)


    Teaching Academy/Careers in Education

    Cross credit available: ELA; Up to 12 free dual college credits can be earned
    PM session only
    Location: Franklin High School

     Year 1: PM session (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)


    Video Game Design: Animation and Programming

    Waitlist: Both sessions are now full. New applicants will be placed on a waitlist.

    Cross credit available: fine arts available
    Location: John Marshall Building

    Year 1: PM session waitlist (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)
    Year 2: PM session waitlist (12:45 - 3:15 p.m.)


    Student Information

    Student Information

    First Name*

    Last Name*

    Middle Initial

    Student ID*

    Email: Please use your best contact email address. Double check your email because an application confirmation will be sent to this address.*

    Phone Number

    Transportation

    Do you need district to help provide transportation? Please select one option.*

    Please note: If you are driving yourself, please note that Washington state law requires $25,000 bodily injury/property damage on all vehicles. Students are responsible for all expenses associated with traveling in a personal vehicle to attend Skills Center classes.

    Yes, I need district arranged transportation to travel to/from this class. (School bus and/or taxi from home school to Skills Center course and back.)

    No, I do not need the district to arrange transportation.

    Student Agreement to Program Conditions

    Grade Level*
    In September, I will be a high school student.  My current school is:*

    I understand this application is for the year-long 2021-22 course beginning September 2021.*

    I have read the description of the course I am requesting.*

    If accepted, I agree to:

    Attend class regularly and on time.*

    Complete the course for which I am applying (at least Semester 1).*

    By typing my name here, I acknowledge I have completed this application honestly and to the best of my ability. I understand that completing this application does not guarantee acceptance into the Seattle Skills Center.*

    Parent or Guardian Information

    Parent or guardian signature

    This part of the form must be completed by parent or guardian.

    Parent or Guardian Agreement to Program Conditions

    I understand this application is for the year-long 2021-22 course beginning September 2021.*

    I have read this application, including the description of the course my student is requesting.*

    By typing my name here, I, the parent or guardian, I approve of my student’s enrollment in the Seattle Skills Center.*