College & Career Technical Education

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What is Career Technical Education?

Why Should Students Enroll in CTE Pathways?

Students can get real world, hands on experiences in a career area that interests them and that connects to their core academics


Internships and work-based learning opportunities embedded into most courses to provide meaningful experiences


Courses are infused with essential skills needed to prepare students for success in college and career


Possibility to earn industry certifications and early college credit through articulated or dual enrollment courses


Introduction is a course that provides information for more than one CTE industry sector.  Concentrator is a CTE course that provides industry specific content skills leading to a single industry competency skill set.  Capstone is the final course in a planned sequence of courses that provides a rigorous and intensive culmination of a course of study.


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