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Sports Science Academy
Mainland High School

Academy Director: Liz Conquest, Michael Burton

Academy Teacher Team & Schedule:

Teacher's NameMichael Burton
Course(s) TaughtSports Recreation and Entertainment Essentials
Marketing Management
Executive Internship
Period Taught3,4,5,6
Liz Conquest
First Aid and Safety
Adolescent Health Problems
Community Environmental Health
Executive Internship
Jennifer Clayton
Medical Skills
Anatomy and Physiology
Tiffany Fuller
English Honors 1
English Honors 2

Kristi Long
Chemistry Honors 1
Drew Hilburn
Physics Honors

Elizabeth Ishee
Biology 1

Pam Mannix
Health Science1
Health Science 2
Health Science 3

Bio 1, First Aid & Safety,Prevention & Care, English 1 hon
Chem 1, English 2, Health Science 1, Adolescent Health Problems, Sports Rec. & Ent.
Anatomy & Phys., Health Science 2, Community Env. Health
Physics Hon., Health Science 3, Executive Internship, Executive Internship

*Please upload your supporting documents in the column below for each standard.



Standard 1: Integrated Curriculum / Projects

Curriculum In Action:

Curriculum In Action:

Standard 2: Career Focus
Our students created an Emergency Action Plan in case of an athletic related emergency at MHS.
Students listen to welcome from Christi McGee NASCAR executive at opening of Mainland Sports Science Academy Day at Daytona International Speedway Feb 21, 2013.
SSA students with State Rep. Dwayne Taylor after his talk with students. Feb. 21, 2013
Students standing in the infield of the Daytona International Speedway for the Mainland SSA Day. Feb. 21, 2013
Senior Academy students at the EMS Military Day at University High School. Jan. 25, 2013.
SSA students listening to the Thunderbirds. Feb. 21, 2013.
SSA students listening to guest speakers from the NASCAR Diversiy Team. Feb. 21, 2013.

Standard 3: Program of Study

Program of Studies, MHS-SSA
  • At this time there is no Industry Certification for any track in the SSA. Students in the Athletic Training and Strength and Conditioning track do become CPR/AED & First Aid certified. There has been discussion about adding Certified Personal Trainer to the certification list in the future.
Standard 4: Advisory Committee
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Advisory members at our meeting on April 2, 2013

  • Cadre representative: John Guthrie
Standard 5: Enrollment
*Information pulled by the district
Standard 6: Pure Schedule
Academy teaching schedules submitted by the HS Data Assistant Principal
Standard 7: Common Planning / Collaboration

Standard 8: Staff Development
Tiffany Fuller attended the June 2012 Intergrated Workshop
*District Mandatory Staff Development meetings:
  • Wednesday afternoons from 2-4pm
  • Aug. 29, 2012, Sept. 26, 2012, Oct. 10, 2012, Nov.r 14, 2012, Dec. 5, 2012, Jan. 23, 2013, Feb. 6, 2013
Standard 9: Articulation

1. Attended county Extravaganza, January 15, 2013
2. Shadowing is provided for interested 8th graders to experience a day in the life of an SSA student.
3. Mainland Showcase/Extravaganza, January 9, 2013
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SSA High School Showcase, 2013
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High School Showcase booth

Standard 10: Workbased Learning

Standard 11: Capstone Project

Standard 12: Marketing
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1. Attendend county Extravaganza, January 15, 2013
2. Mainland Showcase/Extravaganza, January 9, 2013
3. Student Shadowing, January 2013
4."MHS Sport Science Academy Alumni" Facebook page
SSA webpage
5. Athletic Training Apparel sweatshirt.JPGpolo.JPG
6.On January 18, 2013, Dr. Smith came to Mainland with a group of Superintendents from Pennsylvania for a Q & A session with our academies as well as a tour of the school.
Final Evaluation: