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Preparing Today’s Students

For Tomorrow’s Careers

Career and Technical Education (CTE)
programs are a series of courses that prepare
students for a wide range of careers.
Career and Technical Education
Prepares Students For Post High School

4 year college
2 year college
Trade school
Encourages students to apply core academic and
technical skills to careers.

Allows students to leave high school with college credit.

Provides training and preparedness for industry

certification such as Microsoft Office User Specialist

Teaches students critical employability and leadership

skills through student clubs.
 80% of high school students plan to attend college.
 55% of high school graduates actually enroll in college.
 33% of college students drop out before their sophomore year.
 48% of college students drop out before graduation.
Percentage of Americans holding college
degrees …

•Bachelor's degree 27%

•Master’s degree 6%
•Doctorate Degree 1%
Many students experience “Career
Evolution” – floundering in the workforce
for 10 years after high school, then deciding
to get career training.

The average age at community college is 28!

Bridge the Gap Between
High School and Beyond
Complete both a rigorous academic AND Career
and Technical Education program to prepare for
post secondary education AND the workforce.
• 99% of seniors earn a high school diploma compared to
94% of non-Career and Technical Education seniors.

• 91% are employed, in the military or enrolled in

postsecondary education 18 months after graduation.

• Graduates earned significantly more than non-Career

and Technical Education graduates and the gap widens
with time.
• 65% of all new jobs require some post-secondary and/or technical education.

• 22% of all new jobs require a bachelor’s degree.

• 30% of college graduates take jobs that don’t require a bachelor’s degree.

• 36% of jobs are currently technical.

• 45% of jobs will be technical in 10 years.

• Future workers need to be more skilled and better
educated and be able to create and apply sophisticated
new technologies.

• The highest rewards will go to workers with knowledge

and skills that are relevant to the workplace.
A Career and Technical
Education program is for
Programs we Focus for further Career
Arts and Communications Engineering/Industrial Systems
 Drafting Technology  Aircraft
 Graphic Communications  Automotive Technology
 Media Communications  Building Technology
 Photo Imaging  Electronics/Computer Engineering

Business Systems  Machine Tool Technology

 A+ PC Maintenance & Repair  Welding Technology
 Accounting
Health and Human Services
 CISCO Computer Networking
 Agriscience
 Computer Applications
 Child Care & Development
 Cooperative Business Experience
 Culinary Arts
 Desktop Publishing
 Financial Services  Health Care Technology

 Sales & Marketing  Sports Medicine

Prepare For an Exciting Career Such as . .
Web Designer
Computer Networking Professional
Executive Chef
Automotive Engineer
Commercial Artist
Public Relations/Advertising Manager
and many more!
Career & Technical Education Week

“Preparing Today’s Students

Tomorrow’s Careers”

Celebrate the importance of career

skills to the education and life
success of Indian students.