Career and Technical Education

College Ready  ~  Career Ready

In Michigan, Career & Technical Education is designed as part of Michigan's career preparation system to provide learners with experiences, knowledge, and skills that will prepare them to choose and obtain employment upon high school completion. Click here to watch a video and learn more. 

Students who take CTE courses gain:

~ Core Academic Skills ~ Employability Skills ~ Technical, Job-Specific Skills ~

CTE Students Experience:

  • Work-Based Learning
  • Field trips
  • Guest Speakers
  • Job Shadowing
  • Internships

Competitive Student Organizations:

Anchor Bay’s Career & Technical Student Organizations sent over 40 students to state competitions during the 2017-18 school year.

CTSOs Include:

  • DECA
  • HOSA
  • BPA

CTE courses:

Students who choose to take CTE courses choose to sharpen their skills and focus on their future careers. CTE Courses prepare students for College, Trade School, or the Work Force.

CTE Courses also:

  • Integrate with academics in a rigorous and relevant curriculum
  • Offers postsecondary partnerships & articulation agreements
  • Have clear pathways to certifications and degrees
  • Educate students for a range of career options through 16 Career Clusters and over 79 pathways

Contact the CTE Department:

Sherry Kenward, Director of Student Services, ext. 2339
Paulette Woodside, Office Manager of Student Services, ext. 2332
Rachel Meerman, CTE Para, ext. 2353
Julie Baron, CTE Para, ext. 4345
Dawn Hoffman, CTE Para, ext. 2348
Sue Calo, CTE Media Para, ext. 2326
Marguerite Reinhold and Lori Woolm, CTE Auto Paras, ext. 2125
Jennifer St. Clair, CTE Hospitality Management Para, ext. 2123