Career technical education (CTE) is no longer the days of shop. Today, CTE students receive training for many of our region’s most competitive and highest paying jobs, all while they’re in high school. Download the Playbook PDF here.
Of CTE students graduate from high school, which is 15% higher than the national average.
Amount of job openings for CTE graduates.
Technical and applied sciences graduates earn up to $11,000 more per year than those with a bachelor’s degree.
The CTE track takes careful planning, but can be one of the most rewarding paths for students. Check out the steps below and talk with your counselors.
Discover high-paying, technical careers and meet industry leaders at Worlds of Work Varsity at Shelton State Community College. This free, annual event takes place the second Thursday in October.
Join the Huddle! Meet with industry leaders at your school for Huddles, where you will learn more about career opportunities and technical education. Parents/guardians are encouraged to attend. Your school will have Huddle details, so stay in the know!
It’s time for the Playoffs! Experience industry that sparks your interest at your Playoffs Industry Tour. Your parent/guardian is encouraged to join you to learn more about where you may work after graduation.
Signing Day has arrived! Sign up for career technical education courses in March. You can talk to your school counselor or CTE director about these courses and check out career pathway information.
Interview for competitive jobs at WOW 2.o. Designed for high school seniors and juniors, this event is held is April. Details on the next WOW 2.o are here.