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Dekalb High School of Technology South

Dekalb County Schools

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OVERVIEW
DeKalb High School of Technology - South (DHST-S) is an accredited career and technology focused high school serving students throughout DeKalb County. We service students from thirteen (13) DeKalb County School District feeder schools. 

MISSION
To provide opportunities for students to acquire 21st century academic and technological knowledge and skills needed for entry into the global workforce and / or post-secondary education in order to be contributing members of a competitive society.

VISION 
To facilitate the successful completion of career pathways by preparing learners for post-secondary and career opportunities.

PHILOSOPHY  
The purpose of all education is to ultimately join the workforce and become successful in a career. Career Technology Education (CTE) programs provide all students the opportunity to explore and experience careers while in high school and apply their academic and technical skills in relevant, real-world settings. Career Technology Education prepares students with the knowledge and skills required for current and future careers in today's global economy by helping students understand the connection between school, work, and setting and achieving goals. Career and Technical Education is about helping all students fulfill their potential. Students have the opportunity to learn in a relevant, authentic context to prepare them to meet the demands of today's workforce. Students know and demonstrate the requirements of the workplace through authentic application.
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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