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Web Design

Location: JATC-South
 
Quotes from students about the program:
"I'm glad that I took Web Development. For the skills, the people, and the experience" - CH
"In your class I learned a lot about confidence and efficiency. Your class gave me the skills for a career and the confidence to use them. -TS
"I loved your web design class, it has helped me so much in my college courses!"-BC

"Your classroom always felt like a safe place. You brought out the passion for a career in web design, and for that I am SO thankful!"- MP

"Your classroom was fun, open, and great for trying new things. I didn't turn out to be very good at digital design, but I did learn how to work with those around me, and see their strengths. I learned how to step out of my comfort zone. " -TS

 
Courses Taught:
SLCC Art 1080 Photoshop 4 credits 
SLCC Art 2440 Web Design 3 credits 
HTML5
Internship 36 hours with a business client
 

Program Description:

Design and develop web sites and HTML5 apps using HTML, CSS, and Javascript. Learn about Internet technologies, network infrastructure, and web authoring. Students will build and maintain websites for clients, and complete an internship with a web development company. Courses in this program may be taken concurrently with SLCC: Art 1080 Photoshop & Digital Media (4 credits), and Art 2440 Website Design (3 Credits).

 

Program Expectations

Students will be required to study for industry certifications. Students must follow Jordan District’s Network Acceptable Use policy (AUP) for internet use, and the extended privileges form for the JATC. Design and develop responsive websites,  HTML 5 Apps and Games using HTML, CSS, and Javascript.

 

Program Awards and Media:

2019 NCWIT Winners Estela Newton State Winner, Madi Katwyk State Runner up, and Tea Flores Leadership Award.  

2019 Utah Digital Media Arts Festival  Best of Show Web Design Madi Katwyk and Ryan Herrscher

2019 Utah Digital Media Arts Festival 3rd place Skyler Pearce and Tyler Troung

2019 TSA Web Design 2rd Place Madi Katwyk, Caleb Taylor, Ryan Herrscher, and Joshua Rollinson. 

2019 SkillsUSA Web Design 3rd Place Tyler Troung and Caleb Taylor

2018 NCWIT Winners National Runner up Taylor Dee and Mackenzie Evans. State Winners Mackenzie Evans, Addisyn Leister, and Alyssa Muller

2018 TSA 3rd Place Madison Pidcock, Estela Newton, Sebina Delibasic, Jordan Powell and, Landon Sheriff

2018 SkillsUSA 2nd Bethany Bee & Chayse Thompson

2018 SkillsUSA 3rd Dallin McDougal & Alyssa Muller

2018 2nd Place Web Design Vivian Tang, Dallin McDougal, Jacob LeBaron, Bethany Bee, and Liam Post. 

2017 NCWIT Winners Taylor Dee, Faith Melton, Kim Young  

2016 NCWIT Winners 2016 Nikita Siddamsettiwar and Alyssa Johnson

2016 1st Place Web Design Digital Media Arts Festival

2016 2nd Place Web Design Digital Media Arts Festival

2016 3rd Place Web Design Digital Media Arts Festival

2016 TSA 2nd Place Web Design Contest

2015 Verizon App Challenge Winners State of Utah

2015 1st Place Web Design Digital Media Arts Festival

2015 1st Place TSA

2015 2nd Place TSA 

2014 3rd Place TSA

2014 1st Place Skills USA

2014 3rd Place Skills USA

2014 NCWIT Winner Kendra Koester

2013 1st Place Skills USA

2013 2nd Place TSA

2013 3rd Place TSA

Instructor:

Melinda Mansouri

Melinda Mansouri is creative, innovative, and
goal oriented. She enjoys design work and
solving problems using technology. She has
been teaching for 24 years for Jordan School
District. Melinda has been teaching in CTE for
the last 13 years in the subject areas of Digital
Media, Game Design and Web Design. Her
hobbies include sewing, dancing, traveling,
digital scrap booking, cooking,  and reading
(100 pages per hour average). She recently
celebrated her 18th wedding anniversary, and
has three children Hope 14, Max 12, and Ty 11.
Melinda’s favorite color is pink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awards:

NCWIT Teacher of the Year 2019

UACTE Teacher of the Year 2018

Congressional Recognition of Teachers 2018- Mia Love

Jordan Education Foundation Teacher of the Year 2016
UITEA New Educator of the Year 2011
Bingham High CTE Teacher of the Year 2011
Nominated for Most Inspirational Teacher by Bingham High Sterling Scholars in 2010 and 2011
Mentions:

South Valley Chamber 2018 JATC South Teacher of the Year
South Jordan Chamber of Commerce Golden Apple Award 2013 & 2015
Award Bingham High Faculty April 2012
Teacher of the Month Joel P. Jensen Middle School and Indian Hills Middle School