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Satellite Programs

Eastland-Fairfield doesn’t just provide career-technical programs on its two campuses. The District also has 10 satellite programs at various sites throughout the region. Most of these programs are housed inside some of our associate schools while others are specialized programs at off-campus locations. 

Architecture/Construction Management

Location: Clark Hall at Gahanna Lincoln High School

Instructor: Jason McGee, jmcgee@efcts.us

About: Design the buildings and homes of the future. This program, housed in the state-of-the-art classroom at Gahanna Lincoln High School’s Clark Hall, was custom built for students who can visualize a project, work through mathematical problems, and communicate ideas to an audience. Students interested in this program should have a strong math foundation. Students learn architectural design, problem solving, and explore other creative mediums through visits from professional partners, projects developed with business partners, job shadowing, and mentoring.

Highlights:

  • Participates in SkillsUSA
  • College Credits Available
Bioscience

Location: Clark Hall at Gahanna Lincoln High School

Instructor: Kelly Lewis, klewis@efcts.us

About: If math and science are your favorite subjects, Bioscience is the program for you. With its unique focus on the uses for science, Bioscience explores a variety of fields including agriculture, medicine, forensics, genetics, food science, and others. Students in this program gain intense experience in a state-of-the-art clinical facility performing various experiments as part of the research-based curriculum. Students also study and practice proper lab data reporting techniques.

Highlights:

  • Participates in HOSA Future Health Professionals
  • College Credits Available
  • Industry Credentials Available
Cyber Security

Location: New Albany High School

Instructor: TBD

About: Our world has never been more connected, and the demand for securing our networks has never been greater! In partnership with New Albany High School is now home to a CyberSecurity program. Students will learn how to design and build computer networks, and enhance their security skills to explore and prepare for one of the fastest growing career fields.This program is a two-year program for grades 11 and 12. It consists of Honors Weighted Courses. The schedule is a two-period block and the learning experience is designed to help students discover how to protect critical network data through a stair-stepped approach. Students begin by exploring local and wide area network design and implementation in order to gain a baseline understanding of networking. This knowledge will then be used as a framework to which network and cybersecurity concepts will then be applied.

Highlights:

  • Participates in SkillsUSA
  • College Credits Available
  • Industry Credentials Available
Employability Prep 

Location: Various Work Sites

Instructors: Rhoda Langel, rlangel@efcts.us; Cathy McKee, cmckee@efcts.us

About: This program offers students with learning differences (ages 16-21) the opportunity for placement into a variety of community job sites. This supported, on-site training program prepares students for future employment by developing the good decision-making and problem-solving skills necessary to meet each student’s and business partner’s needs. Students must be recommended to this program by supervisors, teachers, work-study coordinators, or other school personnel. In addition, a completed application and tour of the downtown training program are required to be considered for acceptance. Upon acceptance, your interest areas and skills will be considered for placement in an appropriate work experience.

Highlights:

  • Opportunities for Real-World Work Experience
Environmental Science

Location: New Albany High School

Instructors: Chad Schwinnen, schwinnen.1@napls.us

About: Environmental Science students focus on the “real science” behind environmental problems and issues in Eastland’s Environmental Science lab and 75-acre Wetland Nature Preserve at New Albany High School. Students also have the opportunity to enroll in geological studies or a year-long research project involving a topic of the student’s choosing. Students interested in this program should have a strong science foundation.

Marketing & Logistics Management

Location: Groveport Madison High School

Instructor: Kelly Robinson, krobinson@efcts.us

About: This program is designed for enterprising students who are creative and like to work with people. Students enrolled in this program will put theory into practice as they take on the challenge of operating a school store. From writing a marketing plan to deciding which products will be offered, students will play an integral role in the start-up and day-to-day operation of this entrepreneurial venture.

Highlights:

  • Participates in DECA
  • College Credits Available
  • Program Operates the High School School Store
Multimedia

Location: Pickerington High School North

Instructor: Doug Rider, drider@efcts.us

About: Students learn to combine creativity with technical skills to produce compelling experiences focusing on the design and development of websites. Students are exposed to web design, digital media design, digital photography, video/film production, information technology basics, and core business concepts. Combine your love for technology and your creativity into a successful Learn how to use the latest technology to create all types of media—from capturing digital images to designing graphic layouts and websites. This program allows you to express your artistic side while enhancing your computer expertise. 

Highlights:

  • Participates in Business Professionals of America
  • College Credits Available
Performing Arts

Location: Reynoldsburg High School Livingston Campus

Instructors: Timothy Browning (Acting), tbrowning@efcts.us; Gale LeVan (Dance), glevan@efcts.us

About: Combine a love of the theatre and the desire for a successful performance career into a reality through the Performing Arts program located at Reynoldsburg High School. The state-of-the-art theatre and lab, including a dance studio, scene shop, dressing rooms, and a theatre library, set the stage for many impressive performances. Students of the Performing Arts program have many opportunities to be involved in program productions and are also encouraged to participate in their home school performances. Students choose to focus their studies in acting, dance, music, or technical theatre while studying various aspects of theatre. 

Highlights:

  • College Credits Available
Project SEARCH

Location: Fairfield Medical Center

Instructor: Linda Ferguson, lferguson@efcts.us

About: Project SEARCH is a one year, high school transition program which provides training and education leading to employment for individuals with disabilities. Project SEARCH serves as a workforce alternative for students in their last year of high school. Three elective high school credits can be earned for successful completion of the Project SEARCH program. All students must be eligible for services with the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Agency to participate. The cornerstone of Project SEARCH is total immersion in a business setting. Students report daily to Fairfield Medical Center where they will learn employability skills in the classroom and job skills during three internship rotations. Students participate in monthly progress meetings to define their career goal and plan necessary steps to achieve that goal. If available, students may utilize public transportation.

Teaching Professions

Location: Clark Hall at Gahanna Lincoln High School

Instructors: Robyn Hilderbrand, rhilderbrand@efcts.us

About: Use your passion to make a difference in children’s lives and guide them as they learn and grow.The Teaching Professions program located in the state-of-the-art classroom at Gahanna Lincoln High School’s Clark Hall gives you an opportunity to develop skills in designing learning environments and classroom management. In addition to learning in the classroom, students will participate in shadowing experiences, internships, and field trips to prepare for a career as a teacher.

Highlights: 

  • Participates in Educators Rising
  • College Credits Available
  • Industry Credentials Available