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M. Ann Levett, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools

Savannah-Chatham Co.
Public School System

208 Bull Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-5600


Driving Directions:

208 Bull Street
(Admin. Offices)

2 Laura Avenue
(Board Meetings)

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School Location:
Groves, Jenkins, Johnson and Liberal Studies at Savannah High Schools
Reinforced Academics:
English, Math, Science
Student Organization:
FCCLA
Certification Opportunities: Nutrition Pre-Profession, Food Science Pre-Professional

Nutrition & Food Science Career Pathway
Courses Offered

Food, Nutrition and Wellness - Food, Nutrition and Wellness is an essential course in understanding nutritional needs and food choices for optimal health of individuals across the lifespan. Interrelationships with wellness are explored. This course leads to the advanced nutrition pathway and develops a knowledge base and the skills necessary to select among alternatives in the marketplace, with an emphasis on nutrient content, the development of chronic diseases, and food safety.

Food and Nutrition Through the Lifespan - Food and Nutrition through the Lifespan is an advanced course in food and nutrition that addresses the variation in nutritional needs at specific stages of the human life cycle: lactation, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood including old age. The most common nutritional concerns, their relationship to food choices and health status, and strategies to enhance well-being at each stage of the lifecycle are emphasized. This course provides knowledge for real life and offers students a pathway into dietetics, consumer foods, and nutrition science careers with additional education at the post-secondary level.

Food Science - Food science integrates many branches of science and relies on the application of the rapid advances in technology to expand and improve the food supply. Students will evaluate the effects of processing, preparation, and storage on the quality, safety, wholesomeness, and value of foods. Building on information learned in Nutrition and Wellness and Chemistry, this course illustrates scientific principles in an applied context, exposing students to the wonders of the scientific world. Careers will be explored.

CTAE Internship - This course is a coordinated occupational employment approach to teaching and practicing the concepts in the industry. This course is an organized internship, arranged by the work-based learning coordinator at each school and with a local employer. This course helps the student to practice and improve employability skills in the industry.