There are two types of education… One should teach us how to make a living, and the other how to live.

President John Adams, 1780

The ultimate goal of CTE programs in California is to have a strong, capable workforce that continues to build upon itself.

A practical, hands-on approach to learning workplace skills and gaining specific career knowledge.

This is important because CTE careers require workers to have experience in their field before starting a career.

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13. Key Benefit #6-Interact with online learners
CTE courses are for college-bound as well as non-college-bound students.
Self-paced learning programs
Students who take both academic and CTE courses have lower dropout rates and better achievement gains than other students.
15. Persona-Homeschool Student
Ninety-five percent of CTE students who did not go to college worked for pay within two years of high school graduation.
Small classes and frequent check-ins
About one-third of new job openings will require an associate’s degree or certificate and nearly all will require real world skills that can be mastered through CTE.
Learn from elective curses
Twenty–seven percent of people with less than an associate’s degree (including licenses and certificates) earn more than the average bachelor’s degree recipient.
10. Key Benefit #3- With more than 140 courses approved
Students who take CTE courses are more likely to go to college or postsecondary program (79 percent go within two years), maintain a higher GPA, and stay in college.

Work with Experts in Their Fields

Our team of CTE-credentialed teachers helps students learn skills desired by employers to move straight to the workforce after high school OR head off to college with a career in mind!

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"Being able to receive credits just by having a job and enrolling in Early Workforce Experience Education was such a benefit to my schedule!"
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