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Our Vision and Mission

Students leave the Stanwood Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs with marketable employability skills and levels of academic qualifications which allow them to choose among high-demand careers or pursue additional education / training. 


Our CTE mission is

to prepare all learners for successful roles in families, careers and communities.


Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses provide a variety of opportunities for students to explore their career interests while developing academic, technical, leadership, and practical skills in areas that are highly relevant to students and highly valued by employers and colleges in our region.  Many of these courses are articulated with local college programs and provide college credit at  no cost. In addition, CTE courses provide students:

  • 21st Century Skill training

  • Access to State of the Art Technologies

  • Real World Projects and Activities
  • Student Leadership Clubs including FBLAFCCLATSAFFA, and Sports Medicine Association
  • Skill Competitions at the local, regional, state, and national levels
  • Career and College Exploration and Connections
  • Opportunities for Innovation and Creativity



Our Programs

Stanwood High School offers students to take courses in a variety of CTE Program areas to develop their skills & career interests.  These program areas include:

  • Agriculture Education
  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Business Education
  • Culinary Arts
  • Fire Service Training
  • Health Occupations & Athletic Training
  • Technology Education (Woodworking, Construction, Engineering, Architecture, Manufacturing)
  • Visual Communications (Graphic Arts & Photography)
  • Work Based Learning





CTE News & Announcements
  • STANWOOD AG. SALES NATIONAL TEAM The Stanwood FFA Agriculture Sales Team competed at the 89th National FFA Convention held in Indianapolis, Indiana on Oct. 19th – 22th. The team placed first in the state to earn ...
    Posted Nov 29, 2016, 11:35 AM by Grace Herigstad
  • FFA State Competition Results Several teams from Stanwood High School FFA Organization competed last week in Pullman for the 2016 FFA State Competition. Results from each team are as follows:Ag Sales Team 1 ...
    Posted May 20, 2016, 10:18 AM by Grace Herigstad
  • AG Mech State Competition Results Stanwood Ag. Mechanics Team The Stanwood High School FFA Agriculture Mechanics Team Competed at the State Competition held In Moses Lake Washington at the skill center on April 18th. The ...
    Posted May 4, 2016, 8:04 AM by Grace Herigstad
  • FFA AG Sales Team Results The Stanwood FFA Agricultural Sales teams placed first, second, and fifth at the district 1 contest held on April 21st at Stanwood High School. There were 7 teams of 4 ...
    Posted May 4, 2016, 8:01 AM by Grace Herigstad
  • FFA District 1 Leadership Results This year Stanwood FFA attended the district 1 leadership contest held at Mt Baker High School. This year Stanwood FFA had three individuals move on to the state speaking competitions ...
    Posted May 4, 2016, 7:55 AM by Grace Herigstad
  • FBLA State Competition Results 26 students from Stanwood High School Future Business Leaders of America joined nearly 2000 others in competition at the 2016 FBLA State Competition April 20-23; most students from Stanwood ...
    Posted Apr 26, 2016, 10:36 AM by Grace Herigstad
  • Sports Medicine State Competition Results Our Stanwood High School sports medicine club traveled to Kennewick, WA  April 22-23rd to compete in the 22nd annual WCTSMA state symposium and competition. A record 45 teams and ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2016, 2:24 PM by Grace Herigstad
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