Health Occupation students have started their clinical experience at Seminary Manor with Mrs. Larsen. Students are required by Illinois Department of Public Health to complete 40 hours of clinical time and to test out on 21 skills which include bathing, dressing, and feeding to successfully complete the course.
Trooper Jason Wilson recently visited the GAVC Law Enforcement Class. He spoke with students about his job as an Illinois State Police Officer as well as what it takes to become an ISP Trooper. Trooper Wilson talked about the challenges of working the county highways and interstates in Illinois as well as the dangers and rewards of his job. Discussion was held about other areas of the Illinois State Police such as K-9 Officer, Crime Scene Technician, Emergency Response Team or Swat, ISP Investigations. Students were also given the opportunity to check out the vehicle he uses during his patrol.
CSC dual credit spring registration has started, students should see Mrs. Abel to complete the registration process.
The Law Enforcement class has been conducting routine and felony traffic stops during the past few weeks. Students took part in mock traffic stops with the drivers education class. Students were given the opportunity to use the 10-codes and Galesburg emergency signal codes along with handcuffs as if it was a actual routine stop. Students have also started utilizing the gun belts,red guns and walkie talkies to conduct mock searches.
Early Childhood Education students have started gaining hands-on experience two days a week and assisting in the classroom at Bright Futures. The students look forward to this experience every week!
Building Trades students are out at the job site working with Habitat for Humanity on house # 53.
The Health Occupations class has received their CPR certification and have completed their IDPH finger printing. Students will begin their clinical experience at Seminary Manor in the next couple of weeks. Students are required by Illinois Department of Public Health to complete 40 hours of clinical time and to test out on 21 skills which include bathing, dressing, and feeding to successfully complete the course.
Fire Science students got out and visited Captain Selliers at the Fremont Street fire station. Students enjoyed seeing the day to day activities of a on duty fire fighter.