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Aerospace Technology

James Thaxton, Instructor
850-926-7125 ext: 8038

Program of Study

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment and advanced educational training in the emerging aviation industry of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Instruction is designed to prepare students for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ground school examinations for Private Pilot rating. The dual enrollment portion of this course will be conducted in partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

CTE Non-Discrimination Statement:
Wakulla County School District offers the following career and technical programs, including career academies wherein students may earn industry certification on the Wakulla High School Campus: *Aerospace, *Phlebotomy, Engineering Academy, Medical Academy, Cosmetology, Digital Design, *Culinary Arts, *Architecture & Construction, *HVAC, *Automotive Service Technology and *Applied Welding Technologies. *Denotes secondary and post-secondary courses offered. All post-secondary courses are offered on the Wakulla High School campus and students earn high school credit. Post-secondary courses are offered on the Wakulla High School campus or Lively Technical Center and students earn college credit. 
Admission/Selection Criteria:
Student is required to be 16 years old OR have completed 9th grade.
2.0 GPA Unweighted GPA.
Attendance & Discipline records will be reviewed.
Engineering Academy and Medical Academy require different admissions criteria. See web pages for additional information and applications.
The district prohibits discrimination in the terms and conditions of employment, and in access to educational programs and activities, and prohibits harassment of any individual or group on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or genetic information (and other protected classes included in the district’s nondiscrimination policies).
Lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation. The district may assess each student’s ability to benefit from specific programs through placement tests and counseling, and, if necessary, will provide services or referrals to better prepare students for successful participation.

The designated Equity Coordinator, Title IX and Section 504 Compliance Coordinator as required by 34 C.F.R. 100.6(d) is Lori Sandgren, Executive Director of Human Resources, 69 Arran Road, Crawfordville, Florida 32327; (850)926-0065;