Career and Technical Education
Students have the opportunity to acquire skills that prepare them for successful career entry, advancement, and/or continuing education. These skills should be transferable as well as job-specific, and basic to their education, providing them with the foundation for life-long learning.
The primary objectives for career and technical education programs are:
- To give students the specific skills needed for job-entry positions now and broad transferable skills, allowing students further employment/education flexibility;
To acquire an awareness of the structure and future trends within high skill, high wage industries to increase students' options for occupational choice in the pursuit of a career as well as providing a cognitive base for post-secondary education;
To provide both school and work-based learning experiences;
To bridge the gap between education and the world of work.
Development of life long learning skills
Development of leadership skills and opportunities
Preparation for continued education advancements and opportunities