Summer School 2020

June 22 – July 10 (no school July 3)

Summer School Update:
We have been approved to offer several on-line summer courses. 

Registration is now closed.

Purpose of Cascadia Tech’s Summer Programs:

  • Short-term specialized training programs designed for students who have not had the opportunity to attend Cacadia Tech, because of scheduling conflicts.
  • Introductory training for students entering Cascadia Tech programs in the fall.
  • Additional training and reinforcement for students presently enrolled in Cascadia programs.

The skills you learn at Cascadia Tech can pay off in a better job later or help you discover an area in which you excel.

Important Information:

  • Students can earn .5 high school elective credit for successful completion of a summer school class.
  • Good attendance is very important! This is a 90 hour course. 20% will be interaction with the instructor up to 2 times per day via email, chat, video or Zoom/Google Meet, 80% will be project based. The scheduled times will be up to each instructor.
  • Students must have their own device for summer school. We will not be checking any equipment/computers out.
  • All supplies will be provided! June 18th and June 19th will be pick up days at Cascadia Tech to get your students what they need to be successful. Please see the schedule below. Intro to Baking will have 3 different pick up dates. Not all courses will have supplies.
  • All students will need to drop off the completed Policy Acceptance Form on their first pick up day. If your class does not have supplies, please send a digital copy of the completed form to your instructor. Emails are listed below.
  • Space is limited and will be first come first served.
  • If you are unable to attend, please cancel your registration online as soon as possible, so that someone else will have the opportunity to enroll.
  • Progress reports will be sent via email through Schoolmint
  • Questions about class course information, please email your instructor. See list below.

Summer School Materials/Supplies Pick up Schedule

Pick up location will be the sidewalks around the circle drive. Not all programs will have supplies to pick up. All students will need to drop off the completed Policy Acceptance Form on their first pick up day. If your class does not have supplies, please send a digital copy of the completed form to your instructor.
Intro to Baking will have 3 pick-up dates!

Thursday, June 18
10 a.m. Construction Basics
11 a.m. Exploring Careers in Aviation
2 p.m. Leadership Development in Criminal Justice
3 p.m. Intro to Cosmo
Friday, June 19
10 a.m. Math for Medical Professionals
11 a.m. Intro to Fashion
Wednesday, June 24th
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Intro to Baking
Monday, June 29th
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Intro to Baking
Monday, July 6th
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Intro to Baking   

Summer School Administrator: Tamila.Oppliger@Evergreenps.org
Registrar: Wendy.Gile@Evergreenps.org
Special Education Support: Katelyn.Blake@Evergreenps.org
Instructor Emails: 
Career Exploration- Whitney.Tyler@Evergreenps.org
Construction Basics- William.Draper@Evergreenps.org
Exploring Careers in Aviation- Robert.Reinebach@Evergreenps.org
Intro to Baking- Patricia.Curfman@Evergreenps.org
Intro to 3D Modeling- Charles.Shepard@Evergreenps.org
Leadership Development in Criminal Justice- Anthony.Shaver@Evergreenps.org and LaKresha.Perkins@Evergreenps.org
Intro to Cosmetology- Kymra.Hamblin@Evergreenps.org
Intro to Fashion- Kimberly.Forbes@Evergreenps.orgIntro to Linux- Joseph.Oreilly@Evergreenps.org
Math for Medical Professionals- Shaun.Gundert@Evergreenps.org
Intro to Tourism- Maria.Brown@Evergreenps.org

Course Names and Descriptions:

Career Exploration– This class will include the exploration of career options by looking at a variety of Career Clusters. Students will complete a career assessment to determine educational programs and career opportunities that align with their interests. With this information, students will have the opportunity to learn how to research and relate to their careers of interest. The class will also support basic academic and life skills, leadership, and options for employment preparation as well as advanced and continuing education opportunities. Students will also have the opportunity to virtually meet and learn from guest speakers and go on related virtual field trips.

Construction Basics- Students will have opportunity to explore the world of construction. Students will learn basic terminology, construction safety practices, construction math skills, and basic framing principles. The students will design and build a scale model house. The students will practice and demonstrate professionalism in their participation, conduct, projects, and assignments.

Exploring Careers in Aviation– This class will introduce you to the world of aviation. Designed and instructed by leaders in the aerospace industry, this program will teach you the fundamentals of flight to include units on aviation history, aerodynamics, meteorology, aircraft systems, navigation, flight planning and air traffic control. Experience the world of aviation virtually and through guided hands on projects from home.  This is the perfect class for anyone interested in exploring a career as a pilot, aircraft mechanic, aerospace engineer, air traffic controller or any of the other 70+ aviation careers that are currently experiencing exponential growth.   

Intro to Baking- Students are introduced to the fundamental concepts, skills, science and techniques of baking. Special significance is placed on ingredient functions, the baking process, utensils, equipment, and product identification as applied to baking. We will also touch base in areas of the principals of baking, quick and yeast bread, cookies and brownies, pastry and laminated doughs, restaurant desserts and more. Food Handlers card is required by the end of the first week of class.

Intro to 3D Modeling- Learn how to create 2D and 3D drawings using cloud-based 3D modeling software. These skills allow students to gain the skills and understanding necessary to pursue a career in engineering, manufacturing, architecture or a related occupational area. The emphasis is on problem solving.

Leadership Development in Criminal Justice- This course provides future leaders with the philosophical content and practical exercises in basic supervisory, leadership and management skills used in the Criminal Justice field. This course will include critical examination of conduct and ethics of criminal justice officers, supervisors, managers, and leaders, focusing on topics that may give rise to civil liability concerns. The course also provides a critical examination of decision-making skills and human relations within agencies.

Intro to Cosmetology- Students will be introduced to the basics of cosmetology, including manicures, pedicures, and basic haircutting skills. At the end of the three week course students will have a basic idea of the career opportunities available to a licensed Cosmetologist.

Intro to Fashion- Students will have opportunity to explore the world of fashion. With this introduction to fashion, students will learn basic terminology, an introduction to fashion designers, color/design theory, design exploration, hand-sewing and basic sewing/construction skills (no sewing machine needed). The students will practice and demonstrate their skill through 3-dimentional hands-on design assignments and projects.

Intro to Linux- Want to learn how to use Linux in your daily life? Join us to learn how to build your own Linux workstations and servers in the Living in a Linux World online course. You will explore, design, build, and create solutions for personal and business use. You will also be able to test your skills in the Linux Hacker tournament. Students must provide their own video conference computer AND a second computer for Linux training activities. High speed Internet access, blank USB flash drives, and blank DVD media are required. Please visit https://its3.org for more information.

Math for Medical Professionals- Want to be a medical professional? Want to earn high school and college credits at the same time? You can with Math for Medical Professionals. This class covers mathematical concepts related to both administrative and dosage calculations for those students planning on entering the Health Careers workforce. This class will review basic math skills such as whole numbers, common fractions, decimal fractions, percentages, averages, interest, and discounts. You will also learn numerical filing, appointment schedules, cash transactions, maintaining accounts, and paycheck calculation as well as dosage calculation and other measures including oral medications, safe medication administration, parenteral medications, hypodermic syringe measurement, reconstituting powdered drugs, measuring insulin dosages, dosages based on body weight and body surface area, introduction to IV therapy, and calculating IV flow rates. Join us and be that much closer to your career in medicine. This class also qualifies for Clark College credit.

Intro to Tourism- Explore the travel and tourism industry and related careers virtually. The curriculum will include virtual field trips, exploring local resorts, modes of travel, and careers such as travel agent, airline attendant, hotel front desk, customer service and much more.