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)


Looking for your Teacher?


Student Leadership Organizations



Skills USA

National Technical Honors Society


Professional Organizations

Association for Career and Technical Education


National Technical Honors Society - 2016- 2017 Application Information

The application, and required accompanying materials are due by 2/24/2017.
Please turn materials in to Mr. Ross in Industrial Technology or Mrs. Albert in FCS. 
Applicants will be notified of acceptance in March. 
An induction ceremony will take place in April. 
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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: Dan Calenberg, John Billerman, Ron Robak, Sarah Marik, Ken Ross, Laurie Foss, Jim Borel, Dave Lyons

Middle Row L to R: Bill Barnum, Ashley McDonough, Rachael Marten, Joe Stolz

Front Row L to R: Wendy Albert, Jill Heaton, Lindsey Goldsmith, Kristen Bartholomew, Katie Diebold

National Technical Honors Society Application due by 2/24/2017



Click HERE for the NTHS Application


The application, and required accompanying materials are due by 2/24/2017.


Please turn materials in to Mr. Ross in Industrial Technology or Mrs. Albert in FCS. 


Applicants will be notified of acceptance in March. 

An induction ceremony will take place in April. 



8th Grade Elective Presentation

Click HERE to see the CTE Elective Presentation. 


8th Grade Presentation dates:
Sandburg: 1/11/2017
Bryan: 1/18/2017
Churchville: 1/31/2017

Special Programs Application Timeline and Information for 2017-2018 School Year

Please review the information below and submit all appropriate applications by the deadlines indicated. Students wishing to receive priority consideration for a parking spot due to enrollment in these programs should also submit the parking application by the date indicated below. Please note: If a student is NOT accepted into Career Internship, Invitation to Teach or Med Careers their parking application will go into the general lottery.



  • Junior Registration Meetings January 31 - February 3, 2017

    • 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.

  • Invite to Teach Application Due:  1/27/2017 to Miss Foss in room A122

  • Parking Application Due: 1/27/2017 to Mr. McGuire in room C123

  • Career Internship Application Due: 2/24/2017 (completed online)


Career Internship

  • Students applying for Career Internship should complete this ONLINE APPLICATION by 2/24/2017.


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 Miss Foss in the FCS Office (A122) by 1/27/2017.

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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.




Division Course Offerings 2017-2018

Contact Us

Career and Technical Education
Division Chair 
Wendy Albert
(630) 617-2408
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Karen Hourihan
(630) 617-2416
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Department Leader

Jim Borel
 (630) 617-2451
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Industrial Technology 
Department Leader

Ken Ross
(630) 617-2446
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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
Borel, Jim
Business Department Chair jborel@elmhurst205.org
Calenberg, Daniel
Industrial Tech Teacher dcalenberg@elmhurst205.org
Diebold, Katie
Instructional Tech Coach kdiebold@elmhurst205.org
Foss, Laurie
Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher lfoss@elmhurst205.org
Goldsmith, Lindsey
Family and Consumer Science Teacher lgoldsmith@elmhurst205.org
Heaton, Jill
Instructional Tech Coach jheaton@elmhurst205.org
Lyons, David
Business Teacher dlyons@elmhurst205.org
Marik, Sarah
Family & Consumer Science Teacher smarik@elmhurst205.org
Marten, Rachael
Family and Consumer Science Teacher rmarten@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

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 (new in 2016-2017!)
  • Principles of Physics Technology = COD Electronics 1110
  • Architectural Drafting/CAD Honors = COD Architecture 1211
  • Technical Drafting/CAD (year) = COD Manufacturing 1101
  • Personal Finance = Indiana University Personal Finance F260

Courses pending approval for 2017-2018

  • Computer Concepts and Skills = COD OFTI 1200
  • 2D Game Design = COD CIS 1211



Foodservice Sanitation Manager Certification

ICAR Certification

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

A+ Certification