The mission of the Academy for Health Careers mathematics department is to make math accessible to all students. Students should leave Academy for Health Careers with the mathematical skills necessary to prepare them for a medical career. The mathematics department will provide an environment where students can learn and become efficient users of mathematics and mathematical processes. Moreover, the department will foster the development of students as mathematical thinkers and empower them to become life long learners and to continue to grow in their medical professions and to function as upstanding citizens. The mathematics department will introduce and develop mathematical concepts with coherence, tackle common student misconceptions, and accommodate all learners. We will help students make connections, develop a conceptual understanding of mathematics, and learn by doing.
Algebra - Ms. Jerome
Geometry -Mr. Gordon, Ms. Jerome
Algebra 2/Trigonometry - Mr. Gordon
The Academy for
committed to provide
our students with a
sense of the past and
an understanding of the ideals on which political, economic, and social development has been based. We will do this by helping our students become creative and independent thinkers by guiding them in the understanding and analysis of important political, geographic, economic, legal and social issues of our contemporary and historical world.
Global History 1 - Mr. Pipa
Global History 2 - Mr. Willdigg
US History - Mr. Mitchell
Participation in Government - Mr. Pipa, Mr. Willdigg, Mr. Mitchell
Economics - Mr. Pipa, Mr. Willdigg, Mr. Mitchell
The Science Department of Academy for Health Careers works to motivate and teach
students to scientifically
approach the world by
incorporating critical thinking, problem solving, and real-world application of science concepts into every classroom.
Living Environment - Ms. McLeod
Forensic Science - Ms. McLeod, Ms. Wright
Anatomy & Sports Medicine - Ms. Wright
Check out our course offerings below, organized by academic discipline. Use the links for each course, where available, to access a specific course overview.
English Language Arts
In a world over-saturated with information and misinformation, it is crucial for students to develop a keen eye for truth, to challenge the dubious assertions of an uncertain time, and find an independent, authentic, and eloquent voice to engage with the world around them, and fulfill their civic responsibilities to a nascent democratic society. Through engagement of rigorous texts, activities that challenge their creativity and imagination, and response to relevant, real-world challenges, students' literacy skills will blossom and thrive to meet the copious vicissitudes of our time.
English 9 - Ms. Hormeku
English 10 - Mr. Stapleton
English 11 -
English 12 - Mr. Stapleton
AP English Language & Composition - Ms. Hormeku
Career & Technical Education
Though classroom and laboratory instruction, the Career and Technical Education (CTE) department is dedicated to the healthcare career readiness of our students. The CTE department is committed to providing our students with the following:
An environment for learning and discovery in the areas of healthcare and biomedical sciences of the 21st century.
A supportive team approach to the health sciences of the 21st century.
A community that fosters a spirit of professional behavior and leadership in all students.
Exploring Health Care - Mr. Holder
Emergency Medicine - Mr. Francois
Hospital and Patient Care - Ms. Kablan
Financial Literacy - Mr. McIntosh
Career Explorations - Mr. McIntosh
Biomedical Technology - Ms. Saunders
The Academy for Health Careers Physical Art courses aim to develop basic drawing skills, foster appreciation of various art forms, and provide opportunities for students to practice working in various media.
Art - Ms. Ackerman
The Academy for Health Careers Physical Education team provides our students with engaging curricula that teaches the foundations of lifelong physical fitness, and instills core values such as teamwork and good sportsmanship.
Physical Education - Ms. St. Juste,
The Academy for Health Careers Foreign Language courses are designed to support students in developing basic conversational skills in French. Online coursework is available for advanced French students and student interested in learning a different foreign language.
French 1 - Mr. Compere