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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
  • FBLA Regional and State Results for 2017-2018 "Stanwood FBLA competed at FBLA State in Bellevue during Spring Break, April 4th through April 7th. Our FBLA chapter sent 23 students to compete; and once again we have a ...
    Posted Apr 17, 2018, 7:05 AM by Grace Herigstad
  • FCCLA Culinary 1st at State Competition in Kennewick The SHS Culinary Arts Team won Gold at the State Competition held at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick March 7th through the 9th. There were 7 other teams ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2018, 10:36 AM by Grace Herigstad
  • Nursery-Landscape and Floriculture Career Development Competition Results The Spartan FFA members had a very good weekend!We traveled to the Vancouver Washington area to complete in both the Nursery-Landscape and Floriculture Career Development Events (CDEs).  Our ...
    Posted Mar 28, 2017, 9:47 AM by Grace Herigstad
  • TSA State Conference TSA students competed at the state conference this past weekend and did a great job. The following students placed:Mitch Roberts: 2nd Place Tech BowlMitch Roberts, Carter Garcea, and ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2017, 8:52 AM by Grace Herigstad
  • 2017 FBLA Regional Competition Results  Several Stanwood High Students competed at the FBLA Regional Competition. Many of those competitors will be competing at the State Competition being held in Spokane, Washington April 19-21, 2017 ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2017, 12:44 PM by Grace Herigstad
  • FFA District 1 - South Leadership Contest Results The Stanwood FFA traveled to Sunny Snohomish High School to participate in the District 1 - South Leadership Contest.  Darryl Main and I loaded 5 of Stanwood's finest to compete ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2017, 9:45 AM by Grace Herigstad
  • 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
  • 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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