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. 

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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

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, Counseling Office Manager, ext. 2332
Dawn Hoffman, CTE Para, ext. 2348
Lori Woolm, CTE Auto Paras, ext. 2125
Kortney Sieracki, CTE Hospitality Management Para, ext. 2123
Kenneth Lawler, Hospitality Para, ext. 2123
Mary Lawton, CTE para, ext. 4303