Career & Tech Overview

  • Seniors reported as having earned an Industry Recognized Certificate in one or more of their Career & Technical Education (CTE) courses while in high school received a postcard notification and are invited to apply for a CTE Career Readiness Cord to be worn at graduation. 
    CTE Career Readiness Cord applications are due to your building Career Specialist by 2:00 p.m. April 15, 2019.
    Senior who earn an Industry Recognized Certificate during their senior year will have the opportunity to apply for their CTE Career Readiness Cord this spring.
    Applications and assistance are available from your building Career Specialist. 
    Access a digital version of the application here. Click "File" and then "Make a copy..." to create a fillable document that you can then download and print.
    Career and Technical Education (CTE) supports students as they develop as workers and lifelong learners. CTE prepares students for a range of careers, requiring varying levels of education, from high school to postsecondary certificates to two-and four-year college degrees. It’s high school and college education that provides students with:
    • Academic subject matter taught with relevance to the real world.
    • Employability skills, from job-related skills to workplace ethics.
    • Education pathways that help students explore interests and careers.
    The subject areas most often associated with CTE:
    • Trades and Industry
    • Business and Marketing
    • Agriculture
    • Family and Consumer Sciences
    • Health Occupations
    • Technology