Career & Technical Education

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The CTE website has a new, fresh look with all of the same great information!  Please note that the CTE section has moved to  We appreciate your patience during this exciting transition! 

Why CTE?

Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs provide students with a foundation for a wide range of careers that reflect the contemporary workplace.

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.

Work-Based Learning

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.

What's New 

  CTE College & Career Success Stories

​ ​ The Microsoft IT Academy Participation Form is currently available online at:  Funding is currently available to support high school participation for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school years.


  September CTE Update

The First Lady Speaks on Career and Technical Education (CTE)
CTE Advocates and White House Recognize Innovation

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Sharon Wendt
(608) 267-9251

Sara Baird
Assistant Director
(608) 266-9609

Christine Smith 
Operations Program Associate
(608) 267-0360

For questions about this information, contact Christine Smith (608) 267-0360