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Career and Technical Education offers new opportunities

A virtual Career and Technical Education program will create opportunities to enhance your existing curriculum, reach out to your community, involve parents, and leverage your existing staff efficiently and economically

career-technical-education“What do you want to be when you grow up?” This question still raises a level of uncertainty, even among adults. And with new 21st century careers and increased demands on graduates to be competitive in the global marketplace, providing our students with rich career training is more crucial now than ever.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) can offer students a glimpse at the career horizon that awaits them by surveying a number of innovative career paths, or it can provide an in-depth study for those who have honed their focus and wish to be a step ahead when they graduate from high school.

To support students in their career exploration, the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc*) has identified 16 unique career clusters. Each cluster is broken into numerous courses. While the breadth of offerings available to students allows for personal selection and individual study, the expansion of offerings puts a strain on the traditional classroom.

(Next page: How a virtual Career and Technical Education program improves learning)

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