Roosevelt STAY High School

Principal: Dewayne Little

CTE Programming Offered:
Students at Roosevelt STAY have the option to join one of five CTE 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.

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

Culinary Arts
The Culinary Arts pathway emphasizes the principles of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling the management of a variety of food service operations. The pathway features a blended coverage of culinary arts and management topics designed to build well-rounded skills for the workplace.

Certifications: National Restaurant Association ServSafe Manager, NRA (National Restaurant Association) ManageFirst Professional® (MFP) Credential, and Prostart Level I and II

Early Childhood Education
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)

Mass Media
The Mass Media 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

CTE Programs of Study

Point of Contact

Mariana Ayamel
Teacher, Cosmetology

Rebecca Begazo
Teacher, Early Childhood Development

Fredrick Monroe
Teacher, Culinary Arts

Danyell Strickland
Teacher, Barbering