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CTE components of a high quality program

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Career and Technical Education (CTE) in Wisconsin develops students who are prepared for postsecondary education and career success. CTE teachers are critical in preparing the next generation of students for success in the global workforce. A high quality CTE program enhances family, business, and community engagement. Click here to access more information on why a high quality CTE program is essential in getting students college and career ready.

What is a high quality CTE program in Wisconsin?

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Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs prepare individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the contemporary workplace.  CTE adds to our students’ education and success. As we strive to prepare every Wisconsin student to be college and career ready, CTE provides our greatest collective opportunities for creating a skilled, knowledgeable, and productive future workforce. CTE teachers are well equipped to know what and how kids should learn.

A high quality Career and Technical Education program consists of three main components to achieve college and career readiness. The three components include: academic and technical skills; leadership through CTSOs; work-based learning. To learn more about the CTE programs in Wisconsin, click here to access the full CTE brochure.