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Ridge View High SchoolCATE
The Career and Technology Education Department offers rigorous and relevant courses which prepare students for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, high demand careers. All courses are developed around 21st century technology and global work force standards and provide students with real world experience.  
Research shows that high school students involved in Career and Technology Education courses are more engaged in school; perform better and graduate at higher rates. Programs of study offered at Ridge View High School include the following majors: Administrative Services, Business Information Management, Computer Programming, Web and Digital Communications, Engineering, Barbering/Master Hair Care, Health Science, Marketing Communications, and Sports Medicine. These hands-on courses allow students the opportunity to explore career options, train for a future career, complete courses which may give credit on the post- secondary level and earn industry credentials and certifications.
Faculty/Staff Member Subjects
Naylene Richardson, Department Leader Digital Desktop Publishing, Digital Multimedia, Fundamentals of Web Design and Development
Naleesha Brown Fundamentals of Web Design and Development
Nevermind Chigoba Exploring Computer Science, Computer Programming I and II
Jennifer Coyne Health Science I, Sports Medicine I
Mike Crook Sports Medicine I, II
Elaine Finney Engineering Technology, Advanced Engineering Technology
Melissa Horton Master Hair Care I, II, and III
Mike Houck Image Editing, Foundations of Animation, Web Page Design
Pat Jackson  Entrepreneurship, Advertising, Marketing
Diane Melton, R.N. Health Science I, Health Science II, Health Science Clinical Study