Career Technical Education

  • What is Career Technical Education (CTE)?

    Career Technical Education (CTE) involves a multiyear sequence of courses that integrates core academic education with technical and occupational knowledge to provide students with a pathway to postsecondary education and careers.

    CTE provides students:

    • Content taught with relevance, rigor, and real-world application
    • Employability and Technical skills
    • Career-related project-based learning
    • Preparation for college and careers

    Learn about the importance of Career Technical Education by watching this video: Success in the New Economy

    SCUSD CTE Pathways

    High Schools

    New Valley High School

    • Arts Media Entertainment - Design Visual and Media Arts
    • SVCTE Silicon Valley Career Technical Education (transportation provided)

    Santa Clara High School

    Wilcox High School

    Wilson High School

    • Marketing Sales Service - Professional Sales
    • SVCTE Silicon Valley Career Technical Education (transportation provided)

    Middle Schools

    Buchser Middle School

    • Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation - Food Service and Hospitality

    Peterson Middle School

    • Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation - Food Service and Hospitality

    SVCTE Pathways

    Silicon Valley Career Technical Education Campus, 760 Hillsdale Ave., San Jose CA 95136 (Transportation provided)

    • Agriculture and Natural Resources
    • Arts, Media Entertainment
    • Building Trades and Construction
    • Engineering and Design
    • Fashion and Interior Design
    • Health Science and Medical Technology
    • Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation
    • Information and Communication Technologies
    • Manufacturing and Product Development
    • Public Services
    • Transportation