• Career Development Facilitator:

    Stefanie Ward is responsible for collaborating within district and state guidelines to implement required College and Career Readiness initiatives, establishing work-based learning and career preparation opportunities for all students, monitoring student work-based learning, job shadows and field experiences, and maintaining dual enrollment procedures for local post-secondary institutions.  She also serves on numerous Career & Technical Education advisory boards, manages the school CT&E budgets, facilitates our Partner-in-Education cooperative, hosts school-community relations events, and writes and manages grants for a number of educational programs.  In addition, she manages and reports student-earned Industry-Based Certifications, as requirements dictate for the JumpStart TOPS Tech Career diploma pathway, and coordinates our many education opportunities beyond the school day. Contact:  sward@stcharles.k12.la.us

    School-to-Career Assistants:

    Dana Buhler is responsible for managing dual enrollment data, student work permits, mock professional interviews, NCCER test proctoring, and hosting on-site community events.  She also facilitates our Work-Based Learning programs - coordinating student job shadows, internships, and field experiences. Contact:  dbuhler@stcharles.k12.la.us

    Jamaica Hawkins provides clerical assistance to the School-to-Career office and the office of the Athletic Directors.  She is available to confer with students from 7:30-11:00.  Contact: jhawkins@stcharles.k12.la.us

    Jeannine Pizzitola supports the efforts of Ms. Buhler, managing WBL paperwork and conferring with students from 12:00-2:30. Contact: jpizzitola@stcharles.k12.la.us  

    If you would like to become a host for the Job Shadow Program or the Student Internship Program or have any questions, please email Dana Buhler or call the Destrehan High School-to-Career Office:

    Phone - (985) 725-0620