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Academy of Human Services

Q: Who is the Academy Coordinator?
A:    Dan Markun


Q: What are the pathways of the academy?

  • Government, Law and Public Safety

  • Education and Training

  • Human Services

Q: What are some examples of careers within the Academy?
A: Government, Law and Public Safety

  • Court Reporter

  • Criminologist


  • Forensics

  • Lawyer

  • Law Enforcement

  • Politician

  • Private Investigator

  • Military Personnel

  • Security Guard

Education and Training

  • Child Care Worker

  • ELementary Teacher

  • High School Teacher

  • Principal

Human Services

  • Barber

  • Cosmetologist

  • Counselor

  • Hair Stylist

  • Massage Therapist

  • Nail Techniciam

  • Psychologist

  • Social Worker

Q: What are electives within the Academy?

  • Child Development

  • Law

  • Occupational Child Care

  • Parenting

  • Psychology

  • Sociology


Q: What is the Special Population Dance?
A: The Special Population event invites area Special Recreational Programs to a dance held at Joliet West High School. The high school students provide music, decorations, favors, food and drink for the special needs participants who attend.


Q: What is the Cell Phones for Soldiers Project?
A: Students collect old cell phones and ship them to major phone companies who recycle them. The phone companies take the money they make recycling the phones and buy calling cards that they send directly to the troops. The soldiers overseas get to use the calling cards to all their loved ones.

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