Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education (CTE) prepares youth and adults for a wide range of careers and further educational opportunities. These careers may require varying levels of education - including industry-recognized credentials, postsecondary certificates, and two and four year degrees.

Today's CTE provides students:

  • academic subject matter taught with relevance to the real world
  • employability skills, from job-related skills to workpla ethics
  • career pathways that link secondary and postsecondary education
  • second-chance education and training
  • education for additional training and degrees, especially related to workplace
  • training, skills upgrades and career advancement