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Career & Technical Education (CTE)

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Upcoming CTE News & More Meetings

On (or about) the third Thursday of every month, join us for CTE News & More zoom meeting from 12–1 pm.

Professional Development

MOA Civil Rights and Equal Access to CTE Upcoming Professional Development:

If you have questions, please contact Deifi Stolz.

Contact Information

Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs support local middle and high school programs that provide 21st-century, academic and technical skills for all students. Teachers participate in the professional development of curricula and instruction, standards and assessment, and academic integration.

For more information on how CTE is designed, please review the Washington State CTE Program Standards.

Course & Program Approval

Every CTE course is approved by OSPI through the Course Application process in EDS. Course applications include course frameworks, extended learning opportunities, skills gap information, and more.

Carl D. Perkins Act

The purpose of the Carl D. Perkins Act is to develop more fully the academic and career and technical skills of secondary education students and postsecondary education students who elect to enroll in career and technical education programs.

CTE Graduation Pathway

Program of Study & Career Clusters

See a list of CTE career goals and job skills, post-high school, used to further their academic and hands-on education and training.

Resources & Essentials 

Find a compiled list of resources like the course and program approval charts, leadership templates, toolkits, and more!

Skill Centers

Skill centers are regional secondary schools that serve high school students from multiple school districts.