Career & Technical Education

Career & Technical Education

The mission of the Office of Career and Technical Education (CTE) is to deliver the highest quality CTE programs that provide students with the opportunity to acquire challenging academic and technical skills, and thus, be prepared for the high-skill, high-wage, and high-priority occupations of a competitive 21st century global economy.

In selecting to enroll in a CTE Program, students have an opportunity to receive training in a specific career pathway in one of the following career areas:

Agriculture Business Construction and Manufacturing
Communication Cosmetology and Barbering Culinary
Fashion Health Information Technology

All of the CTE programs in the District offer industry-recognized certifications, and operate in compliance with state and national CTE standards. Lastly, students who successfully complete CTE Programs have the opportunity to earn up to twelve (12) free college credits in participating colleges and universities throughout Pennsylvania.

Notice of Non-Discrimination:

The School District of Philadelphia, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in employment or education programs or activities, based on age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, handicap, disability, religious creed, ancestry, national origin or Vietnam-era or any other veteran status, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  Career and Technical Education program offerings include: Agriculture, Automotive/Transportation/Logistics, Business/Finance/Marketing, Communications/Graphics, Construction/Manufacturing, Culinary Arts/Hospitality, Cosmetology/Barbering, Fashion Design, Healthcare, and Information Technology.  Publication of this policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  Inquiries regarding this policy of non-discrimination may be directed to the General Counsel, at 440 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA  19130, or (215) 400-4120.

Winter Newsletter 2016

February is CTE Month!!!
Opportunities for Career Success!!

CTE Winter Newsletter 2016


Spring Newsletter 2015

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