CTE provides the kind of education teens can use the rest of their lives
What are you learning? Why are you learning it? How will you use it?
By experiencing one of the many courses within CTE, students can embark on a career journey that works for them, one that will be financially, academically and personally rewarding.
Given the long history and evolution of CTE (formerly called occupational or vocational education), many might assume the purpose of CTE is still to prepare young people who are "non-college bound" for direct entry into the workplace. Today's careers demand greater skills than ever before. American economics and our workforce rely on a well-trained and educated employee. Stanwood-Camano School District's CTE programs are designed to prepare students for future jobs or for advanced placement in colleges, trade schools or other training institutions after high school.
Students participate in CTE programs for a variety of reasons. In the Stanwood-Camano School District the Career & Technical Education program
The CTE Staff believes that all coursework, with clearly articulated standards and expectations, assists students in building the mix of skills, aptitudes and attitudes they will need for success after high school.
Career and Technical Education Director : Kevin Plambeck