About CTE

  • CTE has evolved from a limited number of vocational programs available at the turn of the 20th century into a broad system that encompasses a variety of challenging fields in diverse subject areas which are constantly evolving due to the changing global economy.

    Today's CTE provides students:


    •Academic subject matter taught with relevance to the real world


    •Employability skills, from job-related skills to workplace ethics


    •Career pathways that link secondary and postsecondary education


    •Second-chance education and training


    •Education for additional training and degrees, especially related to workplace training, skills upgrades and career advancement.