Join the Career and Technical Education Department as we join our programs in each of the middle and high schools in recognizing all that we do to support our students in connecting school to high skill and hiigh wage career opportunities for CTE Month this February. Through our 15 Career Academies and 50 CTE Teachers, Alachua County is connecting students to meaningful hands on career experiences. Students concentrating (taking 3 or more classes) in CTE experiences are more likely to graduate from high school, go on to a two year college, be employed and have higher wages than their peers according to Fordham Univerisy. In addition to that they are just as likely to attend a four year University as their peers. Not only do CTE programs result in all those positive outcomes, but CTE programs can be just plain fun! CTE Month: celebrate Today, Own Tomorrow.
Career & Technical Education
What is Career and Technical Education?
Career and Technical Education (CTE) provides students with academic, occupational, and technical skills, knowledge, training, and a pathway to succeed in post-secondary education and future careers to become successful lifelong learners.
CTE gives middle and high school students a head start on preparing for college and careers.