The School of Leadership and Public Safety provides young men and women the opportunity to learn leadership skills while preparing them for career opportunities in the various fields of public service. Students have the opportunity to have first-hand experiences and on the job training through the programs offered. Upon graduation, students are more prepared to enroll in public safety programs or enlist in the military. Pathways in this school include:
Shades Valley School of Fire Science
This pathway is for students who are interested in pursuing careers in emergency and fire management services. Courses provide an overview of careers in firefighting, emergency medical profession, and specialized public service jobs.
Shades Valley School of JROTC Marines (Future)
This pathway motivates high school students and teaches them the value of citizenship, leadership, service to community, personal responsibility and a sense of accomplishment while instilling in them self-esteem, teamwork and self-discipline.
Shades Valley School of Law & Public Safety
This pathway is for students who are interested in pursuing careers in law enforcement and forensic science. Courses provide an overview of safety, patrol procedures, written reports, traffic control procedures, defensive tactics, physical wellness and job-related health issues, business security, and drug enforcement. The courses also focus on career opportunities, safety, history of forensic science, criminal investigation, forensic serology and DNA testing, forensic studies in anthropology, toxicology, fingerprinting, firearms, physics, and document examination.