CTE Programming Offered:
Students at Eastern High School have the option to join 3 CTE pathways. In addition to project-based learning coursework and the opportunity to earn industry-recognized certifications, Eastern CTE students will hear from guest speakers, participate in field trips to industry sites, and complete paid internships.
The pathway empowers students to build knowledge and skills in biomedical science, as well as skills like problem solving, critical and creative thinking, communication, and collaboration. Additionally, the senior-level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course is accredited by the Health Department and students will become a licensed EMT if they pass the course and the National Registry Exam.
Internship Opportunities: MedStar Washington Hospital Center, National Institutes of Health, Sibley Memorial Hospital, Rodham Institute at George Washington University
Certifications: CPR/First Aid/AED, Licensed Emergency Medical Technician
Computer & Information Technology (Computer Maintenance Technician)
Students in the Computer Maintenance pathway will develop skills in problem solving, research, and design while learning to develop technical solutions in a multitude of platforms and programming languages. The pathway will prepare them for careers in the following areas: programming, database administration, web design and administration, digital networks, and other areas in the expanding digital workplace.
Certifications: CompTIA IT Fundamentals+, CompTIA A+
Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC)
JROTC provides student the motivation and skills to think critically and creatively, communicate effectively, work as a team member, graduate from high school, pursue meaningful careers especially in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and become successful citizens. As a JROTC Cadet, students embark on one of the most interesting and valuable educational experiences of their high school career. The program provides students with tools and skills they need to succeed in high school and in life after high school.