The Arts, Audio-Video Technology, and Communications cluster engages students in challenging curricula where they are able to develop technical skills in the areas of graphic arts, television production, animation, advertising design, and commercial photography within a safe and innovative setting. Students who choose to complete a pathway in this cluster have the ability to comprehend course materials and complete laboratory work, projects, and assignments related to the cluster. Courses in this cluster provide students with the knowledge and skills for further education and for employment. Students use current and emerging technology, observe modeling and mastery of competencies, and develop and apply skills required for success in their chosen fields. Students work together to build a community of learning where their ideas become a source of learning.
One program is offered through Sylacauga High School in this cluster area:
- Commercial Photography Program
The Career Tech Student Organization for this cluster is SkillsUSA, whose activities help students develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success.
Students participating in this program area have an opportunity to earn a Career Ready Benchmark in:
- Adobe-Photoshop Certified Associate
Career Readiness Indicators (CRI) are credentials/certifications made available to all students enrolled in a program where career and technical skill proficiencies are aligned with industry-recognized standards. CLICK HERE for more information on Careers in this Cluster.