Conference Tours

Conference Tours

NCAC will be offering two high school career academy tours on Wednesday, November 18th on the last day of the conference. Each tour is $35 and includes breakfast on Wednesday morning before the buses depart at 7:30 AM.

Sign up early as space in each academy tour is limited and they sell out fast!

Tour #1 Desert View- iSTEM

Desert View High School is a public comprehensive high school of over 2,100 students.  Ninth graders enter the Freshmen Academy and select a College and Career Academy at the end of their freshmen year.  Desert View enrolls students from district boundaries and also allows students to enroll on open enrollment. The iSTEM Academy features the nationally recognized Manufacturing program as well as programs in Drafting, Engineering and Software Development. The iSTEM Academy includes a school based enterprise, direct employment opportunities and internships as well as an Early College path towards an occupational certificate or Associates Degree in Industrial Trades. 

8:30   Principal Welcome and Break into Groups of 20 (room 2103)

Tour Rotations-

Group A  8:55 – 9:20     Drafting

Group B  9:25- 9:50      Engineering and Precision Measurement

Group C  9:55- 10:20    Machine Shop

10:30 – 11:00               Student Panel   (LRC)

 

Tour #2 Sunnyside -  Law and Public Safety/ Medical and Allied Health

Sunnyside High School is a public comprehensive high school of nearly 2,200 students.  Ninth graders enter the Freshmen Academy and select a College and Career Academy at the end of their freshmen year.  Sunnyside enrolls students from district boundaries and also allows students to attend through open enrollment. This tour will feature two Academies.   The Law and Public Safety Academy will include an overview of both the direct employment opportunities as well as the Early College Program which features an option for students to earn 30 credits towards a transferable Associates Degree in Administrative Justice. The Medical and Allied Health Academy will include visits to the Emergency Medical Services program offering dual enrollment credit and the BioScience program offering dual enrollment and internship options with the University of Arizona.

 

8:30   Principal Welcome and Break into Groups of 20 (College and Career Center)

Tour Rotations-

Group A  8:55 – 9:20     Law and Public Safety (Court Room and Simulators)

Group B  9:25- 9:50      BioScience

Group C  9:55- 10:20    Emergency Medical Services

10:30 – 11:00               Student Panel (LRC)