Career & Technical Education (CTE)


Headed to a four-year college? A two-year college? Straight into the workplace?

Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs  can put you a “step ahead” on any path you choose.

CTE is an array of courses and programs available that help students prepare for a world that’s increasingly oriented toward highly skilled jobs!

CTE allows you to learn skills in the “real world.”

And some programs offer additional advantages like…

  • Industry certifications 
  • Dual-credit courses with Rappahannock Community College community colleges
  • Leadership development through CTE student organizations
  • Scholarships available through student organizations and professional organizations.

    Engaging Local Employers to Strengthen Career Preparation Programs

On behalf of the Virginia Advisory Committee for Career and Technical Education, VDOE announces newly developed resources that may be useful in engaging local employers and organizations to further strengthen students’ career preparation and employability. In collaboration with the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Services, Demographics and Workforce Group, and the CTE Resource Center, the list includes:
Subpages (2): CTE Programs News