• Skilled-Tech
  • Marketing
  • Information-technology
  • Health-Science
  • family-consumer-science
  • Business
  • Agriculture

Areas of Study



A variety of courses are offered at each high school.
Contact the CTE Coordinator at your school for more information.


Agriculture

Agricultural Education prepares students for employment and/or continuing education opportunities in agriculture through technical instruction in the classroom, experiential education through the laboratory and Supervised Agricultural Experience Program (SAEP), and leadership and personal development through the FFA.

 CTE Areas of Study Flyer(PDF File)
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Our vision is to see that all students have an appreciation for agriculture and the environment and that Agricultural Education students develop essential career preparation skills through technical and experiential education, as well as personal leadership opportunities

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Business and Marketing Education

Business and Marketing Education prepares students for employment and/or continuing education opportunities through technical instruction in the classroom, experiential education in the laboratory, student internships, and through leadership and personal development by participating in student leadership organizations. The area of study places an emphasis on accounting, finance, administrative and technical support, entrepreneurship, management, hospitality and tourism, human resources management and marketing.

 CTE Areas of Study Flyer
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Our vision is to see that every student receives the academic knowledge and technical skills needed to be successful in a business and/or marketing career. In Business and Marketing Education students will develop essential career preparation skills through technical and experiential education, as well as personal leadership opportunities.  

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Family & Consumer Science

Family and Consumer Sciences Education (FCS) helps prepare students for family life, work life, and careers in family and consumer sciences by providing opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors needed through character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.

 CTE Areas of Study Flyer
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Our vision is to empower students and families to manage the challenges of living and working in a diverse, global society. Our unique focus is on families, work, and their interrelationships

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Health Science

Health Science Education prepares students for employment and/or continuing education opportunities in healthcare through technical instruction in the classroom, experiential education in the laboratory, work-based learning opportunities at clinical settings, and leadership skills through Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).

 CTE Areas of Study Flyer
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Our vision is to provide awareness and exploration experiences that motivate students to pursue a profession in healthcare. Once students are motivated, it is our intent to prepare students for continued education and/or employment opportunities in healthcare.  

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Information Technology

Information Technology (IT) Education prepares students for employment and/or continuing education opportunities in the growing field of Information Technology in partnership with industry.

This is accomplished through technical instruction in the classroom, experiential education in the laboratory, student internships, and industry/skill certification. IT education programs also encourage and promote teamwork, lifelong learning, hands-on experience, ethical behavior, and communication skills.

 CTE Areas of Study Flyer
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Our vision is to see that every student interested in an IT career receives the academic knowledge and foundational technical skills needed to be successful in the IT career field of his or her choice and postsecondary education.  

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Skilled and Technical Sciences

Skilled and Technical Sciences Education prepares students for employment and/or continuing education opportunities in skilled trades and other technical occupations, as well as promoting quality programs based on recognized industry standards.

 CTE Areas of Study Flyer
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Our vision is to see that every student receives the academic knowledge and technical skills needed to be successful in the Skilled and Technical Sciences Education career of his or her choice. Students will develop essential career preparation skills through technical and experiential education, as well as personal leadership opportunities.

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Technology & Engineering

Technology and Engineering Education is committed to preparing students for employment and/or continuing education opportunities by teaching them to understand, design, produce, use, and manage the human-made world in order to contribute and function in a technological society.

 CTE Areas of Study Flyer
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Our vision is to see that every student receives the academic knowledge and technical skills needed to be successful in the technology and engineering career of his or her choice, by combining engineering principles, mathematics, and science courses that result in a logical thought process. Technology and Engineering Education students will develop essential career preparation skills through technical and academic courses, as well as personal leadership opportunities.
Technology & Engineering

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