Utah Student Planning Guide Grades 7-8 - page 10

Taking a course withina
CTEPathwaymakes
you eligible for aCTE
Complete a CTE Pathway!
Pathwaysmake it easy to see theways the skills
you are
learning today will be used tomorrow
in other courses and on the job.
Completing a Pathwaymakes the
transition
to
life after high school easier. Next step
opportunities are describedwhen you
participate in a Pathway.
Completing a CTECareer Pathway brings focus
to your high school studies, allowing you to
develop
technical skills and obtain the
academic knowledge
needed for further
training and/or a good job, depending on your
personal plan.
Pathways offer opportunities for career
exploration and
Work-Based Learning
specifically related to your career interests.
Participating in a CTE Pathwaywill maximize
your chance to complete related skill
certification tests and earn a
CTE
that confirms your achievements.
CTE Pathways encourage your participation in a
(CTSO)
, resulting in a network of friendswith
similar interests aswell as enhanced
opportunities todevelop and apply new skills.
Many Pathway courses offer concurrent
enrollment credit, giving you the opportunity to
earn
college credit while still in high schoo
l.
Benefits of Completing a Pathway
ACareer Pathway is a sequence of courseswithin your area of
interest. A Pathway is your educational roadmap, preparing and
guiding you, to the high school courses and postsecondary
optionsmost relevant to your chosen college and career
destination.
What is a Career Pathway?
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