The video and broadcast journalism program at recently earned industry certification from the New Media Education Foundation of Georgia.
Industry certification is designed to promote high-quality instruction for students wishing to pursue post-secondary education and qualify for entry-level positions in the industry, according to a press release.
Industry certification is a formal process that strengthens Career, Technical and Agricultural Education programs through a rigorous review. During the certification process, curriculum and instruction are carefully interfaced and aligned with current industry standards to assist with providing better career opportunities for students.
In addition to curriculum and instructional alignment, the following CTAE program components also are evaluated and strengthened during the review process:
- Lab Areas
- Industry/Community Involvement
- Work-Based Learning Opportunities
- Career Technical Student Organizations
- Instructor Qualifications
- Program Safety
Nancy Khashan of Meadowcreek will be teaching the new program at the high school. Phoenix High School in Lawrenceville also earned the industry certification and will have Pasha Souvorin teaching the program.