10 Reasons to Take a Closer Look at CTE

  1. Learn in a hands-on style using state-of-the-art technology, equipment and tools.
  2. Gain real-world experience and up-to-date skills by working with and in regional business settings.
  3. Train for lucrative careers in high-demand jobs. 
  4. Earn college credits while still in high school through college articulation agreements and our University in the High School program.
  5. Pursue college or technical school degrees; 75 percent of our students pursue higher education.
  6. Exceed all New York state high school standards, including English, math and technical skill attainment.
  7. Earn career-specific certifications and licenses in addition to your Regents or Advanced Regents diploma.
  8. Beat the on-time graduation odds. Ninety-five percent of CTE students graduate on time, well above the 75 percent statewide average.
  9. Learn valuable skills for life: collaboration, time management, problem-solving and both written and verbal communication.
  10. Participate in sports and extracurricular activities at your home school. (It’s not an either-or choice! Do it all.)