Career Development Mission Statement:

The mission of the Career Development Department is to provide opportunities for our Thornton Fractional High School District 215 students to be engaged in career preparation and development, to attain hands-on training in high skill, high demand areas of our labor market, and for students to achieve employability in their preferred career pathways. The Career Development Department is committed to laying the foundation for individual students to achieve work-based success.


District 215 CTE Department goal is to develop and expand our CTE offerings to give our students the best education possible that will prepare them for employment and give them options and opportunities that will increase their awareness of their desired careers. 

Our Responsibilities:

Our department  focuses on increasing opportunities for students to attain education for employment through career and technical education courses, dual and concurrent enrollment courses and programs, post-secondary certification training, community partnerships, and career pathway development.

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John M. Robinzine
Assistant Superintendent of Career Development

Phone: 708-585-1116

Ricardo D. Johnson
Director of Career & Technical Education

Phone: 708-585-1110

Mrs. Wendy Bivins
Career Development Coordinator/Counselor

Phone: (708)-585-1126

Lisha McAfee
Executive Assistant, Career Development

Phone: 708-585-1132