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

Cosmetology graduate Zoey Lukasik smiles for the camera.

Cosmetology Grad Heads to Hollywood

Zoey Lukasik is Hollywood-bound to further her theatrical makeup studies.  

Student Mason Yerdon smiles for the camera

Construction Grad Builds His Future Career

The “toolkit” of skills earned at CTE has Mason Yerdon college ready.


Auto Technology graduate Chris Goodrich works on underside of a vehicle on a lift

School to Work Seamless for Auto Technology Grad

Chris Goodrich’s automotive technology skills landed him an industry job before graduation.

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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.