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What Are CTE Pathways?

CTE Pathways, within seven Areas of Study, are rigorous programs of study to assure strong academic and technical preparation. Pathways create relevance of learning, connecting high school coursework to work beyond high school, and validate the relationships between students and the educators who can be their advocates and mentors as they transition to postsecondary options. Pathways ensure that students will be prepared to take advantage of the full range of postsecondary options, including on-the-job training, certification programs, and two- and four-year college degrees.

Pathways help students clearly recognize the opportunities and educational opportunities beyond high school. Helping students understand their interests, work values, talents and skills, and how these might be best applied in the labor market, will increase chances for personal fulfillment in the workplace.

2016-17 Pathways
Agriculture Pathways
Business and Marketing Pathways
Family and Consumer Science Pathways
Health Science Pathways
Information Technology Pathways
Skilled and Technical Sciences Pathways
Technology and Engineering Pathways

What Are Articulation Agreements?

Articulation agreements document the results of negotiation between high schools and postsecondary institutions whereby high school courses are accepted for credit within a specific college major at a specific institution. Enrolling in high school courses that have been defined by articulation agreements, gives students a head start on completing a postsecondary program of study. 

Our vision is to see that every student takes advantage of the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school, understanding that through advanced academic training they will save time and money, which will enable them to quickly earn an industry license or an associate degree.