Career and Technology Education


Welcome Students, Parents, Educators, and Business Partners!

CCSD Career & Technology Education programs prepare students for optimal college and career readiness through Programs of Study grouped into 16 clusters based on a common set of knowledge and skills. State recognized CTE programs are offered in middle and high schools throughout the district.

Check out these highlights from the CTE Success Stories page:

Graduates Ready for College, Career and Citizenship

Did you know CTE students have a 90% graduation rate, compared to an average national graduation rate of 74.9%?

Experts project 47 million job openings in the decade ending 2018. About one-third will require an associate’s degree or certificate, and nearly all will require real-world skills that can be mastered through CTE classes.

CCSD’s Career and Technology Education programs help ensure students are College, Career and Citizenship Ready!

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Educators’ WBL Toolkit

Resources for planning field-trips, and other WBL experiences like  job shadowing, internships, and youth apprenticeships.

Summer Internships, Career Camps & More!

CLICK HERE for a list of over 20 opportunities for career exploration like career camps, internships, paid summer employment, & more!

CCSD CTE students are enjoying work-based learning opportunities throughout the Charleston region – Thanks to the CCSD Dept of Communications for producing this excellent video: