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 am following in my grandfather and father’s footsteps. I was born into this trade and it’s something I have a passion for.”

    Cheyenne Lange

    Carpentry Services student

Faces of Career & Tech

Senior Mark Molesky works with a machine at a table in a Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration classroom.

From career fair to solid career

Mark Molesky earns kudos for his skills, lands HVAC/R job pre-graduation.

Culinary students Kathryn Manchester and Alexia Torres, dressed in white chef's uniforms, smile for the camera.

Duo cook up state wins, forge unique bond

Their culinary studies have Kathryn Manchester and Alexia Torres well-prepared for life after high school.

Sparks fly as welding student Donald Ploof, wearing protective gear, works in a Career and Technical School classroom.

Pathways paves the way for this senior

On-time graduation, higher education are now in the cards for Donald Ploof.

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

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75%
of our graduates pursue college or technical school degrees.
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95%
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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63
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.