• Helping All Students Become Career and College Ready

    Career and Technical Education – Washington (CTE) promotes and supports locally-based middle and high school programs that provide for all students. Whether you plan to go to work straight out of high school or eventually earn a PhD, whether you have a clear career goal or just want to learn something practical and new, you can benefit from CTE.

    Through CTE students:

    • Explore careers in middle and high school, especially careers in high-demand, high-growth fields such as healthcare and green technologies

    • Identify a career goal

    • Write a High School and Beyond Plan, with help from school career and guidance counselors, that identifies the high school and college-level academic and skills-based classes, training programs and apprenticeships that will best prepare them for their career path of choice

    • Take classes in high schools, at skills centers and at community and technical colleges that apply math, science and other academic subjects in real-life, hands-on ways

    • Pursue a rigorous Programs of Study to a registered apprenticeship, industry certifications and two- and four-year college options

    • Earn tuition-free college credits as well as high school credits required for graduation

    • Become leaders by participating in skills competitions and community service

    Questions? Contact CTE Director Sean Eaton at 206-780-1263