York Community High School

Department Websites

Programs and Services

Click on the following links for more information about our student run businesses at York!


LaBrigade Restaurant 
(Student Run Restaurant)

Little Dukes Preschool 
(Student Run Preschool for Community Children)


Technology Services Internship
(Technology support help desk for students)


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Student Leadership Organizations



Skills USA

National Technical Honors Society


Professional Organizations

Association for Career and Technical Education


National Technical Honors Society - 2017- 2018 Application Information

The 2017-2018 Application will be posted in October. Please check back then!
Please turn materials in to Mr. Ross in Industrial Technology or Mrs. Albert in FCS. 



The division of Career and Technical Education will challenge students of all ability levels to develop problem solving, critical thinking, and decision making skills through real world applications. Learning experiences complement and enhance understanding of core academic concepts and help students develop technical, personal, and professional skills needed for future success.

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Back Row L to R: Jim Borel, Joe Stolz, Ken Ross, Dan Calenberg, Ron Robak,  John Billerman

Middle Row L to R: Elizabeth Birchler, Bill Barnum, Ashley McDonough, Kristen Bartholomew, Jill Heaton, Katie Diebold

Front Row L to R: Wendy Albert,  Laurie Foss, Sarah Marik, Jenna Callen, Lindsey Goldsmith 

Career Internship and Invitation to Teach course enrollment information for the 2019-2020 School Year




  • Junior Registration Meetings begin on November 12th, 2018.

    • Students should discuss their desire to enroll in one of the courses listed below with their counselor during their registration meeting.

    • This does not guarantee enrollment in the course. Students must also submit the appropriate application by the deadline. The applications give further information about candidate selection and when students will be notified if they have been accepted into the course.


Due Dates:

  • Invite to Teach Application Due: 11/5/2018 to Mrs. Crist in room A122.

  • Career Internship Application Due: No course application.


Invitation to Teach

  • Students applying for Invitation to Teach need to complete THIS APPLICATION and submit a hard copy, along with the essay questions and a letter of recommendation to Ms. Crist in the FCS Office (A122) by 11/5/2018.  Interviews will be held with Mrs. Crist the following week.


Career Internship



Students must have access to transportation for Med Careers, Invite to Teach, or Career Internship: the school district does not provide transportation to off-site class experiences.

Students wishing to receive priority consideration for a parking spot due to enrollment in this program must submit their parking application by the deadline for the general lottery. Spots will be assigned at the start of the school year once course enrollment in Med Careers, Invite to Teach, or Career Internship has been verified; however, if you choose to drop the class, your parking spot will be revoked since it was assigned as part of enrollment in Med Careers, Invite to Teach, or Career Internship.

SkillsUSA Automotive Video

Learn more about  how the SkillsUSA program connects students to future career opportunities in the Automotive Industry.  Check out this video!

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Watch our video to learn more about CTE classes and opportunities!

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Video segments


Start - 4:23 Introduction to the 3 departments, course opportunities and career clusters.
4:23 - 7:29 See how our classes provides hands on learning opportunities.
7:29 - 10:02 Hear from some of our students about opportunities for real world learning.
10:02 - 13:14 Learn about some of the transferable skills that you'll build that apply to a variety of career fields and hear what some of our students are planning to major in.
13:14 - 15:16 Learn how our courses add value to your future (Ex: Earn college credit, Professional certifications).
15:16 - 20:07 Explore how core academic skills are reinforced through real world learning opportunities. Learn more about STEM and how to fulfill your Consumer Education graduation requirement.
20:07 - End Explore opportunities for extending learning leadership beyond the classroom through student organizations and National Technical Honors Society.


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Division Course Offerings

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College and Career Readiness

Earn college credit and industry certifications while in high school!


College Credit Courses for 2017-2018

  • Business Management Honors = COD Management 1100
  • Invitation to Teach = COD Education 1100 and COD Education 1101
  • Food and Restaurant Management = COD Culinary 1120 Sanitation 
  • Principles of Physics Technology = COD Electronics 1110
  • Architectural Drafting/CAD Honors = COD Architecture 1211
  • Technical Drafting/CAD (year) = COD Manufacturing 1101
  • 2D Game Design = COD CIS 1211 (New in 2017-2018)
  • Personal Finance = COD BUSIN 1120 (Note - this class received dual credit from COD beginning in the 2017-2018 school year)



Foodservice Sanitation Manager Certification

ICAR Certification

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

A+ Certification


Division Faculty

Albert, Wendy
Career Tech Ed Division Chair, La Brigade Restaurant walbert@elmhurst205.org
Barnum, William
Computer Science Teacher wbarnum@elmhurst205.org
Bartholomew, Kristen
Business Teacher kbartholomew@elmhurst205.org
Billerman, John
Business Teacher jbillerman@elmhurst205.org
Birchler, Elizabeth
Borel, Jim
Business Department Chair jborel@elmhurst205.org
Calenberg, Daniel
Industrial Tech Teacher dcalenberg@elmhurst205.org
Callen, Jenna
Conrad, Jill
Instructional Coach jillconrad@elmhurst205.org
Crist, Laurie
Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher Lcrist@elmhurst205.org
Diebold, Katie
Instructional Coach kdiebold@elmhurst205.org
Goldsmith, Lindsey
Family and Consumer Science Teacher lgoldsmith@elmhurst205.org
Haderlein, Steven
Business/Computer Science Teacher shaderlein@elmhurst205.org
Marik, Sarah
Family & Consumer Science Teacher smarik@elmhurst205.org
McDonough, Ashley
Family and Consumer Science Teacher amcdonough@elmhurst205.org
Robak, Ronald
Industrial Technology Teacher rrobak@elmhurst205.org
Ross, Ken
Industrial Tech. Dept. Leader: SkillsUSA Advisor kross@elmhurst205.org
Stolz III, Joseph
Graphic Communications Teacher jstolz@elmhurst205.org

Contact Us

Career and Technical Education
Division Chair 
Wendy Albert
(630) 617-2408
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Laura Liace
(630) 617-2416
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