Career and Technical Education
Academic planning for career and college success includes gathering information from a variety of sources to make informed choices. Electives are a way for students to to evaluate their interests, passions and skills in high school. Courses in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department are offered in the areas of Business, Computer Technology, Cooperative Career Education, Family and Consumer Science and Engineering & Design. CTE teaches technology, supports academic subjects and partners with the business community.
Our courses begin to prepare students for a wide range of career pathways: Accounting/Finance, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Architecture, Computer Programming, Culinary Arts, Education, Engineering, Fashion, Game Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design and Marketing. Rigorous academic content tied to technical subject matter ensures that these students will be ready for both college and career. All courses listed in the pathways chart linked below satisfy the Career and Technical Education graduation requirement.
Please refer to the CTE Section of the Academic Planning Guide to learn more about coursework available in these pathways.
We also provide rich opportunities for work-based learning experience through the Cooperative Work Training course that can be a meaningful experience for students pursuing any career path. Take a look at a sample of our work program partners across different career pathways.