• Bayside High School – Career and Tech Education Courses

    If you are zoned for Bayside High School and wish to take classes in a particular program, be sure to sign up for it with your guidance counselor.  No application necessary.  No fee required.

    If you are not zoned for Bayside, you will have to apply through the BPS website: School_of_Choice_new/Secondary_Open_Enrollment under the ‘New and Renewal EPO and EPO Applications for Secondary Schools’ with a deadline of early Spring.  There is a $30 nonrefundable fee for each new application. If a program is offered at the school you are zoned for, you will not be able to complete an EPO application to take it at Bayside.


    District CTE Resources 

    CTE Parent Flyer - CTE Information Flyer

    ROI: CTE-Return on Investment

    Parent Resources: Parent Resources Memo

  • Bayside Offers the following CTE Courses:

    Culinary Arts

    Culinary Arts is a true-to-life-based program that is designed to introduce the basic fundamentals, discipline and skills required for a successful career in the foodservice industry.  Students will acquire knowledge and skills in the preparation of food. Included are basic principles and techniques of food preparation, use of recipes, use and care of equipment.

    Industry Certification: ServSafe®, NRFSP Food Safety Manager Test 

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in the hospitality, tourism or restaurant industry.

    Course Sequence:

    Culinary Arts 1

    Culinary Arts 2-3 (block schedule)


    Stuart Gray: gray.stuart@brevardschools.org

    Chris Cox: Cox.Christopher@brevardschools.org

    Watch here for more information: https://youtu.be/33S_7c5icwE


    Technical Design (Drafting)

    This course provides students with fundamental knowledge and skills of architectural drawing using Autodesk Revit software, a three dimensional parametric modeling application.  Along with acquiring language arts and mathematics knowledge and skills, students will be able to prepare multi-view drawings, prepare sectional views, prepare auxiliary drawings, apply basic dimensioning and describe the importance of professional ethics and legal responsibilities.

    Industry Certification: AutoDesk, AutoCAD, Revit and Inventor, Fusion 360

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in the architectural and engineering fields, creating drawings that provide the technical specifications of buildings.

    Course Sequence:

    Tech Design 1

    Tech Design 2

    Tech Design 3 

    Tech Design 4

    *Encore Academy Major


    Maggie Fleming: fleming.margareth@brevardschools.org

    Take a look at this video for more information about Bayside's Tech Design Program: https://youtu.be/QOHwOoTtgsY

    Engineering Technology

    This program provides students with a foundation of knowledge and technical experience in the study of engineering and prepares students for postsecondary engineering programs by developing an in-depth mastery of associated mathematics, science, and technology knowledge and skills with opportunities to further their mastery of engineering-related design solutions to real world problems.

    Industry Certification:  Solidworks

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in mechanical or civil engineering fields.

    Course Sequence:

    Applied Engineering Tech 1

    Applied Engineering Tech 2

    Applied Engineering Tech 3


    *BETA Academy Course


    Aaron Mitchell: mitchell.aaron@brevardschools.org

    Television Productions

    This program offers students an opportunity to learn all aspects of television studio activities including scripts, lighting, filming and directing, field production, communication skills, leadership skills, human relations and employability skills, safe and efficient work practices.  Studio activities and performing on camera are an integral part of this program. Instruction includes camera principles, video editing, lighting methods, control room operation, station operation, on camera performance and script writing.

     Industry Certification: Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in the Television or Film Industry as writers, camera operators, talent, editors or production crew.

    Course Sequence:

    Television Production Technology 1

    Television Production Technology 2

    Television Production Technology 3

    Television Production Technology 4 (Instructor Approval) 


    *Encore Academy Major


    Lora Potter: potter.lora@brevardschools.org

    For more information check out this Video: https://youtu.be/EkZjLUQtuw0


    Patient Care Assisting (PCA) (CNA)

    This program offers rigorous content, relevant technical knowledge, and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in medical and health care fields.  PCA program students passing with a C or higher will take the FL Board of Nursing exam to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. These courses are only offered to 10th through 12th graders.

    Industry Certification: Certified Nursing Assistant

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in hospitals or Nursing Homes, or Home Health Care.  


    Course Sequence:

    Health Science (Elective)

    Medical Terminology

    Intro to Health Care

    Patient Care Assisting (12th Grade Only)


    Evelyn Caraballo: caraballo.evelyn@brevardschools.org

    Take a look at this video for more information about Bayside's PCA Program.   https://youtu.be/_DM8QreVmxs


    Health and Wellness

    Health Science Anatomy & Physiology

    This course is part of the Secondary Health Core, consisting of an overview of the human body, both structurally and functionally, with emphasis on the pathophysiology and transmission of disease.  Medical terminology is an integral part of the course. 

    Health Science Foundations

    This course is part of the Secondary Health Core designed to provide the student with in depth knowledge of the health care system and associated occupations.  Emphasis is placed on communication and interpersonal skills, use of technology, ethics and the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills. Students may shadow professionals throughout the course. 

    Exercise Science

    This course prepares students to be employed as Personal Trainers. Content includes, but not limited to, identifying and practicing within the appropriate scope of practice for a personal trainer, developing and implementing exercise programs for apparently healthy individuals or those who have medical clearance to exercise, proficiency in the appropriate fitness equipment used, as well as a foundation in the musculo-skeletal system of the body.

    Industry Certification: CMAA, Certified Medical Administrative Assistance Certification

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in the Health Care field as front office management. As well as introduce them to Personal Training and possible careers in sports medicine.

    Course Sequence:

    Health Science Anatomy & Physiology

    Health Science Foundations

    Exercise Science


    Aaron Parr: parr.aaron@brevardschools.org

    Take a look at this video for more information about Bayside's Heath and Wellness program: https://youtu.be/deC_ZBGdBPA


    CNC Machining Tech

    Students gain an understanding of technology and the concept of Design for Manufacturing, workplace safety and organization, communication skills, and basic machine operation.  Upon completion of this course sequence and a passing score on the certification exam, students will earn 15 hours at EFSC in any engineering technology degree.

    Industry Certification: Certified Production Technician

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in advanced manufacturing career pathways: Maintenance Mechanic, CNC Programmer, CNC Machinist, Field Service Engineer

    Course Sequence:

    Machining Technology 1

    Machining Technology 2

    Machining Technology 3


    Chris Eaves: eaves.christopher@brevardschools.org

     Take a look at this video for more information about Bayside's Machining Program: https://youtu.be/10KsXNePRBY

    Digital Design

    Digital Design is a 3-4 year-long, project-based curriculum program that develops key digital communication skills such as design, project management, research and communication, photography, graphic design, illustration, and page layout skills using Adobe tools.  Digital Design is graphic design career technical education at Bayside. Each student project builds on lessons learned previously.  Classes have defined learning targets, step-by-step instructions, assessment rubrics, and details on alignment to the Adobe Certified Associate exams and FLDOE course frameworks.



    Graphic Design - Experiment using digital tools such as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop to express color theory, typography, elements/principles of design, illustration, page layout, logo design, and product branding.


    Photography - Improve photographic techniques and composition by using golden ratio, framing, unusual views, spacing, and depth of field to increase the expressiveness of digital pictures.  Apply picture composition rules while taking photos to find the most harmonious way of arranging objects in digital pictures.  Learn photo editing techniques using Adobe Photoshop.


    Digital Animation - Storyboard and design for video through digital animation.  Pitch and refine scripts, research character backgrounds and the visual design of the story, and create a design booklet, concept drawings, storyboards, and 2D and 3D animatics.  Software packages include basic introductions to Adobe Animate for rich media communication, Adobe Dimension for 3D content creation, and Adobe After Effects.


    Web Design - Create professional portfolios using web skills to design digital resumes and display graphic design projects. Web design develops key digital communications skills; design, communication, project management, and web technology using Adobe Dreamweaver.


    Media Arts - Sample various technologies including sound and video using Adobe Audition, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Spark Video, and others to enhance projects.


    Industry Certification:

    • Adobe Certified Professional 
      • Adobe Illustrator
      • Adobe InDesign
      • Adobe Photoshop
      • Adobe Visual Design Specialist
      • Adobe Animate
      • Adobe Dreamweaver
      • Adobe Web Design Specialist
      • Adobe Premiere
      • Adobe After Effects 

    Course Sequence:

    8207310 – Digital Information Technology (Optional)

    8209510 – Digital Design 1

    8209520 – Digital Design 2

    8209530 – Digital Design 3

    8209540 – Digital Design 4


    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in the Digital Design industry as Information Technology Assistants, Production Assistants, Digital Assistant Designers, Graphic Designers, and Multimedia Designers.

    *Encore Academy Major

    Watch here for more about Digital Design watch herehttps://youtu.be/GKWRY51jLik


    Digital Information Technology (Elective) 

    Basic overview of current business and information systems and trends. Emphasis on developing fundamental computer skills. 

    Industry Certification:

    • Microsoft Office Specialist
      • MS Word
      • MS Excel
      • MS Powerpoint
    • Microsoft Office Master – (must have MOS to get Master)
      • MS Word Expert
      • MS Excel Expert

    Journalism (Yearbook Staff) 

    This course is designed to develop students’ skills in yearbook production by providing experiences in selected aspects of yearbook production.  Students learn the principals of yearbook production and develop skills that include writing copy, captions and headlines; digital photography; desktop publishing and using appropriate technology tools for media production.

    This course requires an application and teacher approval.  Email Heather Fowler for more information.  You can also watch the video here for a more in-depth look into the program:  https://youtu.be/4xfUt9hId5U

    Industry Certification:

    Adobe InDesign

    Adobe Photoshop

    Heather Fowler:  fowler.heather@brevardschopols.org


    Navy Jr ROTC

    The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program prepares high school students for leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens.  In addition to the core syllabus, cadets will participate in Community Service, Leadership Training, Drill, and Physical Training, and other extra-curricular activities. All these activities are tools to develop leadership, followership, and discipline.

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for the opportunity to join the military after high school.

    Industry Certification

    VSO (visual line of sight observer) industry certification

    FAA Part 107 Commercial Drone Pilot License 


    Course Sequence:

    Naval Science Levels 1-4



    LCDR Paul Fenech, USN (Ret):   fenech.paul@brevardschools.org 

    Sgt Maj Gabrial Macias USMC (Ret) macias.gabrial@brevardschools.org 


    Watch here for more information: https://youtu.be/YMCM0NA_mUU

    Principles of Teaching

    The program provides a forum for students to become aware of career opportunities in education and nurtures their interest in teaching as a career.  The skills you will learn and the experiences you will have throughout your service projects and internships will benefit you, not just in a classroom, but in all educational settings. Coaching, counseling, activities director, school administration, pediatrics, and social work are just a few examples of career choices a student may wish to pursue.

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for a career in the education field.

    * This program requires an application. Visit link for application information  https://www.brevardschools.org/Page/15989

    Industry Certification: ParaPro Certification 

    Courses Include:

    Introduction to the Teaching Profession

    Human Growth and Development

    Curriculum and Instruction

    Principles of Teaching Internship


    Jennifer Sherrill: sherrill.jennifer@brevardschools.org

    Watch here for more information: https://youtu.be/QGI-9toAjsU