ECST Shared-Time programs provide an opportunity for students to enroll in a Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs while attending their home high school. Shared-time Program are offered over three periods per day. Freshman and sophomores attend AM classes during periods 1-3. Juniors and Seniors attend PM classes during periods 7-9. Students accepted into our shared-time program continue with their regular course of study at their home high school the rest of the school day. Most programs consists of four years of study in which the student learns skills that will qualify them for entry-level jobs or prepare them for further education in their chosen CTE program. In addition, students will learn workplace readiness skills and may participate in state-board licensure for cosmetology, and shadowing experiences or work-based structured learning for other CTE areas of study.
All pupils will be given equal opportunity for enrollment in programs operated by the ECST regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender, religion, disability, or socioeconomic status (34 C.F.R. Part 100, Appendix B, Section IV-A). No qualified handicapped person shall, on the basis of handicap, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity which receives federal financial assistance, et seq (34 C.F.R. Part 104.4(a)(b). Nonetheless, students must complete the application process to be considered for the Shared-time Program.
The Shared-time Program is open for general education, special education, and English learners. Prospective students must complete the application process; however, admissions is on an ongoing basis if space is available, for some programs.