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Career and Technical Education creates pathways to success for every secondary student by providing him or her with the technical skills and academic knowledge needed to prepare for future employment and/or a successful transition to postsecondary education.



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"Students who take two or more CTE courses
are less likely to drop out of high school."

Source: National Career and Technical Education Center Study, 2002

Just a few years ago companies provided on-the-job training for employees to perform jobs that lasted for years.  However, in today’s competitive job market, jobs require more technical skills, job descriptions change frequently, occupations become obsolete, downsizing occurs, new jobs are invented, and unskilled work goes to cheap labor overseas.

Today’s employers don’t have the time or money to train and retrain new employees or to supervise every aspect of their daily job routine.  Employers are looking for people with advanced skills who have the ability to learn quickly on the job and adapt as the market demands.

Updated May 5, 2014


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