Health Occupation students are all very excited to learn more about becoming a health care professional. Students have been studying medical terminology, infection prevention, first aid and CPR during the past few weeks. Students will complete the required fingerprinting and will continue to prepare to start clinical in the next few weeks.
Early Childhood Education I class, the students are learning about the different careers in the education field. They are also learning about the different programs that are offered to parents of pre-school children. Students are gaining knowledge in the characteristics of a successful teacher, which they are using when they go into the classrooms of Bright Futures. This term they gain this hands-on experience every Wednesday and Thursday. The GAVC students look forward to this experience every week.
The Law Enforcement class is beginning to work on The Galesburg Signal Codes and Emergency 10-Codes. Students will be utilizing these codes during the year when we conduct mock traffic stops with the GAVC Law Enforcement squad car. Students are also preparing to go on their first field trip to the Galesburg Police Department where they will be introduced to the 911 Communications Center, Entry Team Gear, Tour of the Police Department, Holding cells, Report Rooms. Students are also learning about the court system and what happens when an offender gets arrested by the Police.
Building Trades students continue to partner with Habitat for Humanity. Currently students are getting to help finish up house #50, and students are looking forward to breaking ground on house #51 on September 24.