Career & Technical Education

  • Today's cutting-edge, rigorous, relevant career and technical education courses prepare students for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers. CTE provides students with:
    • Academic subject matter taught with relevance to the real world
    • Employability skills, from job-related skills to workplace essential skills
    • Education pathways that help students explore interests and careers through school
    Colorado CTE provides quality educational programs emphasizing core academic content, postsecondary & workforce readiness, technical skills, and a seamless transition to further education or employment.

    CTE content areas have been aligned and verified with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics; and reading, writing and communication. 
    • Agriculture, Natural Resources and Energy
    • Business, Marketing and Public Administration
    • Hospitality, Human Services and Education
    • Health Science, Criminal Justice and Public Safety
    • STEM, Arts, Design and Information Technology
    • Skilled Trades and Technical Sciences
    • Alternative Cooperative Education

    Career & Technical Student Organizations

    Students build leadership skills, positive work values, and apply what they learn in class. CTE student organizations include: DECA, FBLA, FCCLA, FFA, HOSA, (SC)2, SkillsUSA, and TSA. 

     
     
Melissa Johnson
CTE Program Manager
Phone: 719-495-1149 x2105
Mary Pérez
Director of Applied & Advanced Learning
Phone: 719-495-5533