Career & Tech Overview

  • 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