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Human Services Academy

Early Childhood and Development Services Program

This program is for students who are interested in pursuing careers in nutrition, wellness, and health and disease prevention. Courses provide students with knowledge in event planning; photographic styling applications; social media and digital design techniques; developing and adapting food products for marketing and specific nutrition needs; meal planning; food safety; and the scientific investigation of production, processing, preparation, evaluation, and utilization of food. 

Program Courses

  • Family & Consumer Sciences 
  • Event Planning 
  • Food and Nutrition 
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Chemistry of Foods
  • CTE Lab in Human Services

Industry Recognized Credentials
Students enrolled in the Food, Wellness, & Dietetics  program may earn the following industry credentials:
ServSafe - Manager

Career Technical Student Organizations

Career Technical Student Organizations are a critical component of all career technical education programs. Human Services students will be afforded the opportunity to join local, state, and national FCCLA.

The mission of FCCLA is to promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner and community leader, members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.

Students who join FCCLA will have the opportunity to participate in various competitive events at local, state, and national levels, as well as, participate in leadership development conferences, and service learning projects.

Contact Us

Amie Huff 
Wellness & Dietetics Instructor
ahuff@mcssk12.org
256.837.0331

April Shrader
Wellness & Dietetics Instructor
ashrader@mcssk12.org
256.837.0331