Career & Technical Education

February was CTE Month®! Click the icon below to view recorded webinars and outstanding CTE teacher recognized during CTE Month.

What is CTE?

CTE stands for Career and Technical Education. It's a cutting edge, rigorous program that puts an emphasis on career education. It's student driven, not teacher driven. It's hands-on learning that helps students apply what they learn, opening doors to all kinds of possibilities. 


How do students benefit?

CTE is a way for students to jump-start their career. Here's how they benefit:

  • Explore a variety of careers for FREE
  • Participate in hands-on coursework to stimulate on-the-job training
  • Solve real world problems
  • Work side-by-side with professionals
  • Develop leaderships skills
  • Save time and money toward postsecondary career
  • Get exposure to workplace experiences
  • Earn university and technical institute credit and industry certifications

Learn more about CTE by watching this short video and visit the DOE website