WHAT is this CTE Stuff Anyway?
4 YEAR PLAN
Standard schedule of coursesformatted to have a student graduatewithin four yearsof high school(Math, Science, Social Studies…)
COURSE OF STUDY
NC Courseof Studydefinescontentstandardsforeach high school courseGiveuniformset of learning standardsfor every publicschoolGOAL:Prepareall students to becomecareer and collegereadyAgricultural EducationBusiness, Finance, & IT EducationCareerDevelopment EducationFamily& Consumer Sciences EducationHealthScience EducationMarketingEducationTechnologyEngineering and Design EducationTrade& Industrial Education
16 CAREER CLUSTERS
Representbroadgroupingof occupations and industriesBased on:Commonknowledge andskillsProgramsof Study81+ careerpathways1,800CareerSpecialties!
CONCENTRATORS:Do you want to be one? YOU SHOULD!
Studentwhoearned4 ormorecreditsin aCareerClusterGraduationRate94.0%!!All other: 80.2%CTEConcentrators are“Collegeand CareerReady”
CAREER and COLLEGE PROMISE
Dualenrollmentprogram for high schoolstudentsEnrollin college classesatNC communitycolleges and universities through their highschoolEarncollege creditthey can take with them aftergraduation(sometimesDual Credit)
EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
WORK BASED LEARNING
COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONTechnicalclassroom instructioncombinedwithpaidemploymentINTERNSHIPSObserveand participate indailyjob tasksAPPRENTICESHIPSWorkson the jobandistaughtby an experiencedpersonSCHOOL-BASED ENTERPRISESSimulatedor actualbusinessconductedby aschoolEx: School Store