Career & Technical Education

  • Sparks fly as a welding student works on a piece of metal.

    Explore a career before entering college, technical school or the workforce.

Area high school students with all interests, talents and abilities can pursue traditional trades, licensed professions, and honors-level and college-level programs. Interested students should work with their home school guidance counselor to apply.

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    “I've learned a lot of life skills that will apply to whatever I choose to do.”

    Evan Pollard

    2017 Game Design and Implementation Graduate

Faces of Career & Tech

Culinary student Ian Cote wears a white chef hat and uniform

Cosmetology Student Travels the Country

Paul Mitchell Educator inspires the next generation of cosmetologists.  

Student Samantha Petrosino smiles for the camera

From Pom-Poms to a Welding Torch

Samantha Petrosino is breaking stereotypes and enjoying every minute. 

CTE Building Trades Student Taylor Vincent receiving Curtis Lumber Golden Hammer Award

Building Trades Senior Earns Golden Hammer Award

Aspiring carpenter/contractor Taylor Vincent recognized as top senior in building trades program.

More student profiles

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Find out why nearly 1,000 high school students spend their time with us. 

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of our graduates pursue college or technical school degrees.
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of our students graduate on time — well above the 75% state average.
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40 businesses
provide workplace experiences for our career & technical education students.
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18 of the 20
fastest growing occupations within the next decade require technical education. CTE helps students acquire this essential skill set.
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college articulation agreements offer students a chance to earn college credit while still in high school.
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6 unique programs
for students with special needs.