Programs



Instructor: Ms. Canaday - email: pcanaday@bridgingcommunities.k12.va.us

Coding & Advanced Programming Program Info Page Classroom Web Page

    • Two year program prepares students with entry level skills required to enter web design, game design, & animation or modeling/simulation fields

About Ms. Canaday

    • Bridging Communities since 2012 - Teaching for 17 years - Worked in computer development field for 15 years
    • M.S. Mathematics Education - B.S. Computer Science
    • Certifications: CSTeachers.org Cyber Teacher - Microsoft Certified Trainer - Microsoft Office Specialist


Instructor: Mr. Dalton - email: sdalton@bridgingcommunities.k12.va.us

Criminal Justice Program Info Page Classroom Web Page

Two year program recommended for students interested in a career in law enforcement, corrections, and private security

About Mr. Dalton

  • Bridging Communities since 2012 - Teaching for 7 years - Worked in law enforcement field for 9 years
  • M.S. Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement & Crime Prevention - B.S. Criminal Justice, Forensic Crime Scene Investigations - Law Enforcement Basic Academy
  • Certifications: National Certified Investigator & Inspector


Instructor: Chef Marquis - email: lmarquis@bridgingcommunities.k12.va.us

Culinary Arts Program Info Page Classroom Web Page

Two year program designed to prepare students for careers in commercial food management or production as well as entry into college level Culinary

About Chef Marquis

  • Bridging Communities since 2017 - Teaching for 12 years - Worked in the hospitality field for 18 years
  • Culinary Apprenticeship - B.A. Radio/Television/Film
  • Certifications: Servsafe Instructor & Proctor - Certified Executive Chef

Instructor: Mr. Trudeau - email: ttrudeau@bridgingcommunities.k12.va.us

Diesel Technology Program Info Page

Two year program is recommended for students interested in employment in the automotive diesel repair industry, as well as students interested in community college diesel programs

About Mr. Trudeau

  • Bridging Communities since 2019 - Teaching for 3 years - Worked in industry for 17 years
  • Certifications: VA state Inspection License, ASE, Hino & International Trucks, Electronic Climate Control, Air Brakes, Meter Usage, Direct Injection Diesels, Steering/Suspension, Thomas Built Buses, AC System Diagnostics, Electrical Diagnostics

Instructor: - Dr. Henk - email: rhenk@bridgingcommunities.k12.va.us

Engineering Technology Program Info Page Classroom Web Page

Two year program is recommended for students interested in a university engineering or technology degree, community college engineering technology programs, or entry into the technology workforce

About Dr. Henk

  • Started at Bridging Communities in 2019 -
  • Education
  • Certifications:

Instructor: Mr. Brandt - email: bbrandt@bridgingcommunities.k12.va.us

Pre-Practical Nursing Program Info Page

One year program provides the theory, laboratory, and clinical experiences to prepare students for an entry-level position in Practical Nursing. Designed to give dual enrollment students an advanced placement pathway to the RCC Practical Nursing Program

About Mr. Brandt

  • Started at Bridging Communities in 2019 - Teacher for 12 years - Worked in the medical field for 8 years
  • B.S.N. Nursing, Old Dominion University, 2016 - M.S.Ed. Education, Old Dominion University, 2003 - B.S. Psychology, James Madison University, 1992
  • Certifications: Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Instructor: Mr. O'Brien - email: kobrien@bridgingcommunities.k12.va.us

Small Engine Technology Program Info Page

Two year program is recommended for students interested in employment in the small engine repair, power equipment repair, motorcycle repair, or marine craft repair industry

About Mr. O'Brien

  • Started at Bridging Communities in 2018 - Worked in industry for 10 years
  • Certifications: Virginia State Inspector, ASE Master Recertified Automotive, ASE Refrigerent/Recovery 1234YF

Each program has a yearly student fee of $25 and is non-refundable

Assessed fees are used to assist with the purchase of student safety equipment and classroom materials