Career and Technical Education
Career and Technical Education (CTE)
Planning for a high skill, high wage, and high demand career?
Career and Technical Education (CTE) innovative programs can accelerate your college and career plans by strengthening technical skills and knowledge through hands-on project and problem-based learning. Increase your opportunities for personal and professional growth through internships and career connected learning, prepare yourself to enter the workforce, training, or college with earned industry certifications and CTE College Dual Credit, and foster and develop positive leadership skills through student leadership.
Seattle Public Schools is committed to ensuring our students are prepared for college and career readiness after high school. CTE prioritizes preparing students with learning that begins with exploration of career options, development of work readiness skills, achievement of high academic standards, and development of transitional career and technical skills.
The Career and Technical Education Department broadens career choices for students, supports and promotes high quality instruction, and ensures that every secondary school has a range of Career and Technical Education programs provide academic and technical skills for students. offerings for every student, including advanced Seattle Skills Center options.