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Law, Government and Public Service

Academy Overview

 

The Law, Government, and Public Service Academy will prepare students for successful, life-long endeavors and public leadership so that they can become agents of change in their school, community, nation, and world through an emphasis in social justice. You will take classes that will prepare you for higher education and future careers in law, federal, state or local government, or in a community service agency. This academy also develops leadership, critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills.
 
Is the Law and Government Academy right for you?
Have you ever dreamed of becoming a public defender or an attorney?
Do you enjoy a good argument or debate?
Do you want be a detective or police officer?
Are you interested in knowing your rights as a citizen?
Do you like to watch how investigations unfold on shows such as CSI or Law and Order?
 
Possible Career Pathways
Social Worker
Journalist
School Teacher, Principal, or Counselor
Police Officer Lawyer/Public Defender Judge
Detective Politician (governor, senator, or congressman)
FBI Agent (Federal Bureau of Investigation)
 
Current Academy Electives
Drawing Literature of Minorities
Geography
International Relations
Constitutional Law I & II
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DAVIDSON, CARTHEL
Teacher
Delgado, Ramon
Teacher - Spanish
DOUGLAS, JAMES
Teacher
Fowler-Bustos, Carole
Teacher - Physical Education
Hall, S.I.
Teacher - English
Hayes, Cynthia
Teacher - Computers
Henderson, 1SG Clifford
Senior Army Instructor - ROTC
Hernandez, Rosa
Teacher
Hidalgo, Jose
Special Education Coordinator
Macedo, Daniel
Teacher - Pysics
Mayoral, Trista
Teacher - English
Medina-Perez, Maria
Teacher & Math Instructional Coach
MENDOZA, VIVIAN
Teacher
RAMOS, JEANNE
Assistant Principal
Reina, Jose
Teacher - Social Science
SCHILPP, D
Teacher
Schlappy, Gregg
Teacher - Social Science
SHEPARD, DOUGLAS
Teacher
Sierra, Pauline
Teacher - English
SWEENEY, MICHAEL
Teacher
Walker, Alvin
Teacher