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Career and Technical Education (CTE)

What is CTE?‚Äč

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In short, Career and Technical Education (CTE) is an essential component of the high school curriculum. For many students, it represents as much as a third of their high school experience. It is a critical component in meeting the needs of students in academic achievement, career exploration, career preparation and leadership development. Successful transition to postsecondary education, work or the military is one of the goals of Kentucky's educational system. The percentage of students making successful transition is a component of the high school accountability index.


There are many areas in which CTE is involved. A brief list follows

Graduation Requirements

Transition Readiness

Early Postsecondary Opportunities