Career & Technical Education

Why CTE?

Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs provide students with a foundation for a wide range of careers that reflect the contemporary workplace.

College and Career Readiness

CTE programs provide quality work-based learning programs, relevant academic skills, and the employability skills and workforce behaviors  necessary for postsecondary success and careers.

Academic & Technical Skills

Promotes life-long learning in a global society.

Work-Based Learning

Enhances business and education partnerships, provides students with opportunities to reinforce skills and behaviors to be effective in the workforce.

Leadership and 21st Century Skills through Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)

CTE programs support skills such as communication, critical thinking, problem solving, entrepreneurship and leadership through CTSOs.

Sharon Wendt
(608) 267-9251

Sara Baird
Assistant Director
(608) 266-9609

Christine Smith 
Operations Program Associate
(608) 267-0360

For questions about this information, contact Christine Smith (608) 267-0360