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Career & Technology

Career and Technology
Our Mission
Welcome to the exciting world of Career & Technical Education (CTE). The Career & Technical Education Department, using integrated instruction and curricula; current technologies and state-of-the-art equipment; and business partnerships, create a learning environment that empowers all students to enter the constantly changing workforce. Career & Technical Education courses are a great way for students to prepare for the highly technological and competitive workplace of the 21st century. CTE programs are designed to prepare students for life-long success in high-wage, high-skill, and high-demand occupations and career fields.

All CTE programs are offered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, or disability.

Career & Technical Education Programs:
  • Reinforce state and national academic standards;
  • Provide students with instruction and training in career areas of interest;
  • Offer career development activities;
  • Prepare students for challenges on higher education and a global, competitive workplace;
  • Provide rigorous instruction through hands-on problem solving and projects; 
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