Advantages of Career Technical Education Career Pathways

FOR STUDENTS
  • A guided path to move through Secondary and Post-Secondary education
  • The opportunity to obtain college credit for courses completed in high school
  • A strong core of academics from which to move into a variety of Career Pathways
  • Cutting-edge technical expertise and facilities
  • Exposure to high-paying careers
  • Opportunities to participate in Work-Based Learning activities, to gain an inside look at the world of work
FOR EMPLOYERS
  • Better educated workers who are prepared to grow and develop on the job
  • Greater number of skilled workers
  • Reduced employer training costs
  • Employees who know how to apply knowledge and skills to solve work-related problems
FOR THE COMMUNITY
  • A healthier economy with workers earning higher wages to spend and invest
  • An improved quality of life supported by successful businesses and well-paid residents of the community

Industry Sectors

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Arts, Media and Entertainment
  • Building Trades and Construction
  • Education, Child Development and Family Services
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Engineering and Design
  • Fashion and Interior Design
  • Finance and Business
  • Health Science and Medical Technology
  • Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing and Product Development
  • Marketing, Sales and Service
  • Public Services
  • Transportation