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:
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!
Resources for planning field-trips, and other WBL experiences like job shadowing, internships, and youth apprenticeships.
Local companies are hiring students
to be Youth Apprentices! APPLY HERE
Paid Apprenticeships with local employers are available for high school students in 18 career pathways:
Students hired as Youth Apprentices earn an hourly wage and receive approximately $6000 in college scholarships & other support!
Students are gaining valuable career readiness skills through work-based learning opportunities throughout the Charleston region.