CNA students continue working towards completing 40 hours of clinical time and preparing for the IDPH state exam.
The Galesburg CUSD #205 and Galesburg Area Vocational Center will be implementing a one hour and two hour delayed start schedules again this year on an as-needed basis. These schedules were created in part to allow our district to start school late on days where road conditions may not be ideal at our regular start time, but are likely to improve later in the morning. Please contact the vocational center at 309-973-2005 if you have any questions regarding a delayed start.
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held Thursday, November 15, from 3:15-7:15, please stop in the GAVC office if you have any questions or concerns regarding your students vocational classes.
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.
Thanks to John Deere, Mid State Mfg, Jupiter Machine Tool, Derby Mfg for being a part of our Manufacturing Expo and sharing with the students the exciting opportunities in a manufacturing career path.
Please join us Tuesday, October 30, for our third annual Manufacturing Showcase from 10-12 at Galesburg High School or from 1:00-2:30 at Knoxville High School. This event is aimed at generating interest in a manufacturing career pathway with the potential opportunity for employment.
The showcase will be set up like a modern trade show, with each company hosting a booth and displaying technology and products. Students will have a chance to see the latest technology of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). In addition, the manufacturing students will demonstrate the CNC vertical machine as well as the new plasma table and CNC simulators at the GAVC/GHS location.
With the renewed focus on vocational education, our goal is to provide first-class education and training on industry-leading hardware to high school students in our region. Consider joining us to experience the education of tomorrow with a focus on hands-on collaboration.
The Health Occupations students have started preparing for clinicals to begin by learning how to provide care or assistance to residents in a healthcare setting. Students are learning the anatomy of each body system as well as collecting specimens, taking care of catheters, colostomies, transferring, lifting, making a bed, ambulating, grooming, and personal hygiene. Students will begin clincal's at Seminary Manor on Tuesday, October 30.
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.
Auto I, students have successfully completed training on basic car care maintenance procedures. They will soon be accepting customer vehicles for repair in the areas of tire rotation, tire replacement, pressure checks. wheel balance, exhaust inspection, oil changes, fluid level checks plus inspection of belts and hoses.