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Career and Technical Education


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Course Descriptions:

Graphic Arts MS A/B: Exploratory Course (180 Hours)
The graphic arts are a creative and skill based discipline that combines art and technology to communicate ideas. This exploration course trains students with the basic skills used for graphic arts.

Graphic Communication A/B: Concentrator Course (180 Hours)
Methods of graphic design and graphics production are combined to communicate ideas. This concentrator course provides students with intermediate level training in design and skills for graphic communications.

CTE Graphic Communication Production A/B: Capstone Course (180 Hours)
In this capstone (advanced) course students will further develop design techniques for commercial and graphic arts with an emphasis on product design. Prerequisite: Graphic Communications

About Me:

Ms. Dozois is the ERHS Graphics Lab teacher and instructional designer. She earned her BA in Art (Drawing and Printmaking) from UC Santa Cruz where she graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors. She earned her MFA from the USC film school in Animation and Digital media. At USC, she graduated with Phi Kappa Phi honors. Ms. Dozois worked in the media and technology industry before becoming a teacher. While in industry she worked in virtual reality and interactive media as a designer and animator at the Institute for Creative Technologies at USC. She was on the team that helped create technology for blockbuster films including Spider Man and Avatar. She began teaching in 2007 and works to bridge the gap between art and technology in her own work and with her students.


UC Santa Cruz BA/Art:Printmaking 1995
University of Southern California MFA/Animation & Digital Arts 2001


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Career Technical Education Teacher: Design, Animation, Graphic Arts
LAUSD CTE Teacher 15+