Career & Technology Education


The CCPS Career and Technology Education (CTE) programs provide students with relevant career skills preparation and rigorous academic course work. Our state-approved programs of study are designed to prepare students for the 21st century global economy and its rapidly changing workforce needs.

CTE Offers:

  • Academic subject matter taught with relevance to the real world
  • Employability skills, from job-related expertise to workplace ethics
  • Hands-on, project-based learning opportunities
  • Educational pathways that help students explore interests and careers while they progress through school
  • Work-based learning and internship opportunities to apply learning outside of the classroom
  • Postsecondary career pathways that include registered apprenticeship, industry certification, community college certificate/associate degree programs, and four-year college degree programs

High school CTE programs of study give students the opportunity to transition smoothly into postsecondary education and to earn college credit and/or industry credentials in a career field of interest.

Programs of Study:

  • Academy of Health Professions
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Automotive Technology
  • Business
  • CASE: Animal
  • CASE: Plant
  • Computer Science
  • Construction
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary
  • Early Childhood
  • Fire Science
  • Homeland Security – Criminal Justice
  • Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Biomedical
  • Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Engineering
  • Teacher Academy


Gene Smith
CCTC Principal
410.479.0100 | [email protected]