Roosevelt STAY High School

Principal: Dewayne Little

CTE Programming Offered:
Students at Roosevelt STAY have the option to join one of fourCTE pathways. In addition to project-based learning coursework and the opportunity to earn industry-recognized certifications, CTE students will hear from guest speakers, participate in field trips to industry sites, and complete paid internships.

Audio/Video Production
The A/V pathway prepares students for visual imaging including television/video production, podcast, web design and music/audio recording. Students learn to communicate effectively by writing scripts, storyboards, project planning, and introductory audio and visual editing. 

Certification: Adobe Certificate for Video Communication

The barbering pathway prepares students to meet the occupational preparation needs and interests of barbering. Students will develop skills in cutting and dressing hair, shaving and trimming facial/neck hair and beards, and building customer relations and salon management.

Certification: District of Columbia Barber Operator

Students in the cosmetology pathway are exposed to opportunities in nail technician, aesthetician, and hair styling career options. The program discusses theory and clinical instruction in professional ethics, sanitation, human anatomy, facials, skin care, makeup application, manicures, pedicures, acrylic nails, haircutting, hair coloring, permanent waving, chemical relaxing, and all phases of hair care. Emphasis is also placed on job seeking/keeping skills, such as effective communication, customer service, teamwork, filling out a job application, building a resume, and interviewing techniques.

Certification: District of Columbia Cosmetology Operator

Early Childhood Education (Child Care & Development)
The Early Childhood Education pathway will teach students the aspects of teaching and working with young children, from birth through elementary age. Students will explore career options and develop the characteristics of successful teachers and childcare providers through practicums. Applying theoretical concepts to real-life situations, students are able to take what they have learned in the classroom to their rotation experiences where they learn how to meet the developmental needs and interests of young children.

Certification: Child Development Associate Credential (CDA)

In the fully accredited program, students will build your foundation of knowledge and skills needed for residential and commercial work sites. Students in HVAC/R (Heating, Ventilation, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration) are exposed to the installation, repair, and maintenance of the systems that control temperature, humidity and air quality in buildings.

Certifications: OSHA 10, Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Refrigerant Handling (EPA 608), NCCER HVAC, Level 1, EPA HVAC Certification


CTE Programs of Study

Point of Contact

Wanda Holmes
Teacher, Early Childhood

Fredrick Monroe
Teacher, Culinary Arts

Jermal Sewell
Teacher, Cosmetology

Danyell Strickland
Teacher, Barbering

George Wells
Teacher, Audio/Visual Production