Career Technology Education
Kodiak High School Construction Academy
Providing entry level construction for youth who are seeking skills that can lead to a good-paying career in the construction industry.
Deadline for applications is Friday, January 11, 2013
For more information click on the above link or contact Mr. Altenhof in KHS Room #136.
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Alaska Wind for Schools program is a national program that KIBSD became involved in 3 years ago. Thanks to the US Coast Guard for donating the wind turbine and the many businesses that made this program a possibility. The program uses a wind turbine and the data and mechanics to teach K through 12 students about science, technology, engineering concepts.
Kodiak Workforce Regional Advisory Council (KWRAC) spent most of last year conducting an employment needs survey throughout Kodiak Island communities.
For information on apprentice programs, job opportunities and training go to:
Alaska Workforce Development
CTE Learning that Works for Alaska
KHS Career Technology Education
KHS Learning Cafe and Learning Center
16 Career Clusters.pdf
KIBSD Career Technology Education (CTE)
Who we are:
KHS has nine CTE programs: Drafting, Welding, Auto, Culinary Arts, Multimedia, Marine Science, A+ Certification, Business and Accounting, Woods/Construction
63% of KHS students (474 out of 753) are enrolled in at least one CTE class
CTE classes consume 17% ($32,827) of the KHS instruction budget ($185,610). Federal Carl Perkins money adds $44,242 or a total of 477,069. Approximately $162 per student
What we do:
Statewide and national competitions
Industry standards certification testing
223 KHS Career Tech students have earned industry certification since 2007
Performance grading based on industry standards
Skill development to grow Alaska’s workforce
What we need:
Alaska Corporate support via the Alaska Education Tax Credit
Equipment: 3-D printers, CNC plasma cutters, etc.
Material for Woods/Construction and CAD displays
Software for multimedia and CAD software
Help with student travel expense to competitions
New classes for nursing, robotics, electronics, etc.
Expanded CTE opportunities in Kodiak Middle School and Kodiak Elementary Schools. Reclaim Kodiak Middle School woodshop
Up-to-date technical instruction, accountability, and a positive return on investment are good for business!
Senate Bill 84 - Alaska Education Tax Credit
The Alaska Education Tax Credit provides a tax credit to businesses that make contributions to Alaska universities and accredited nonprofit Alaska two-year or four-year colleges for direction instruction, research, and educational support purposes. The tax credit can also be taken for donations to a school district or state-operated vocational technical education and training school for vocational education course, programs and facilities.
For more information call KIBSD Vocational Technical Coordinator Barry Altenhof at 481-2531 or go to the Senate Bill Tax Credit Fact Sheet: