Career and Technical Education (CTE) focuses on the exploration of the self in relation to the world of work. Whether moving on to further education, training, or employment, every Wisconsin student moves through curriculum-based career awareness, exploration, planning and preparation leading to a realistic individualized career plan which is compatible with the student's abilities, aptitudes, and interests.
College and Career Readiness
CTE programs provide quality work-based learning programs, relevant academic skills, and the employability skills and workforce behaviors necessary for postsecondary success and careers.
Academic & Technical Skills
Promotes life-long learning in a global society.
Enhances business and education partnerships, provides students with opportunities to reinforce skills and behaviors to be effective in the workforce.
Leadership and 21st Century Skills through Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)
CTE programs support skills such as communication, critical thinking, problem solving, entrepreneurship and leadership through CTSOs.
The Fall 2016 CTE Newsletter is now available
Governor's Council on Financial Literacy announces grant recipients for the 2016 Financial Literacy Innovation Grants
We would love to hear about your success stories! Your story could be featured through DPI promotional channels. Submit your CTE College & Career Success Stories and/or share your CTE Month Success Stories.
The Microsoft IT Academy Participation Form is currently available online at: http://dpi.wi.gov/imagine-academy/start. Funding is currently available to support high school participation for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school years.
- Mar 2016 CTE Update Video
- Dec 2015 CTE Update Video
- Sep 2015 CTE Update Video
- May 2015 CTE Update Video
- April 2015 CTE Update Video
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