What is Career and Technical Education?

While there are various Career and Technical Education opportunities at schools around Spokane Valley, many students, parents and community members are unaware of just what CTE is and does! This graphic from the national Association for Career and Technical Education explains the many facets of a CTE education. CTE has the goal of preparing students for the real life demands of the working world; giving them the skills, knowledge base and experience that will help them excel in life after school. CTE works with a variety of different subject areas (shown in the cluster below) both in class and after school (in the form of Career and Technical Education Student Organizations). Find out how you or a student you know can get involved in CTE today! 

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