NAHS
Northside Alternative High School
Dr. Brian Woods and Dr. Darrell Rice
NAHS Staff 2014-2015
At Alternative HS It's Personal
Northside Alternative High School
Dr. Brian Woods and Dr. Darrell Rice
NAHS Staff 2014-2015
At Alternative HS It's Personal

 

CAMPUS NEWS

Guest Speakers Kevin Dooley and Chris Chartier

Honorary speaker, Kevin Dooleyhead security manager for all events at the AT&T Center & Chris Chartier, Operational Manager at the AT&T Center presented to 52 NAHS Career and Technology Education (CATE) students on February 19th.  Mr. Dooley & Mr. Chartier discussed avenues that would be taken to get into such a field within the U.S. Department of Education Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Career Cluster and the HB5 Law Enforcement Program of Study. Included in their speech were various examples of their daily routine, skills needed to be employed within their departments, along with special moments in which they interacted with celebrities. These two gentlemen rounded out this month's CTE activities. 

Guest Speaker Commissioner Tommy Calvert, Jr.

Honorary speaker, Tommy Calvert, Jr.newly elected San Antonio Commissioner for Precinct 4 presented to 59 NAHS Career and Technology Education (CATE) students yesterday during 6th period. Mr. Calvert was the third speaker in a series of presenters that are scheduled for NAHS CATE Month. Mr. Calvert discussed avenues that should be taken to get into such a field within the U.S. Department of Education Information Technology & Government and Public Administration Career Cluster and the HB5 Information Technology, Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications Program of Study. Included in his speech were the importance of both collegiate and trade based occupations along with his journey from college student to commissioner. NAHS students helped introduced Mr. Calvert and presented him with a Certificate of Appreciation.  
 
The next honorary guest speaker, Kevin Dooley., will present this afternoonFebruary 19th from 2:25 - 3:20 (7th period). Mr. Dooley is head of security for  ALL events at the AT&T Center from Spurs games to Rodeo events and various concerts throughout the year. He will also be bringing a few guests to share their stories of various job skills needed to effectively operate events in a safe and structured manner at the AT&T Center.
 
 
 

CTE Month Continues with Mock Interview Day

The CATE department conducted a Mock Interview Day on February 12th for all CATE students.  During this event, 6 guests conducted mock interviewers for students during their regular class periods. Our guests work in various job industries and were grouped in pairs per period. The schedule for the day was as follows:

 
1st & 2nd Period
Juan Solis - Former San Antonio City Council Member / Current Vice President/Market Leader for BB&T Bank - Las Palmas
Orlando Blancas - Director, National LILAC Education Center
 
4th & 5th Period
Adell Salazar - Randstat Staffing
Annie Jones - Patient Access Specialist at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio & Boerne
 
6th and 7th Period
Annie Jones - Patient Access Specialist at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio & Boerne
Lauren Cornwell - Coldwell Banker Real Estate Agent; Former Hotel, Bank, and Retail Manager
 
 
Students practiced interview questions, handshaking, and learned the processes of a successful interview. Upon completion of their practice, they put their skills to the test with our guest interviewers.

 

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