CareerTechWV

West Virginia’s Career Technical Education (CTE) programs empower students to explore potential careers in various hands-on, technical training programs. CTE programs not only teach students real-world knowledge and skills, but also provide opportunities for industry-recognized credentials and meaningful work-based learning experiences.

CTE Spotlight Series

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  • November 16, 2022

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    October 14, 2022

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CTE Pathway From Middle School To Career

Students can begin exploring CTE programs as early as middle school. This early exploration better prepares students to make future career choices.

CTE in Middle School

Discover Your Future is a middle school course designed to introduce students in 6th – 8th grades to the world of future career opportunities.

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CTE in High School

Simulated Workplace has been designed to transform the traditional classroom into an authentic workplace structure allowing students the opportunity to take ownership of their education.

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Student Opportunities

CTE students gain hands-on experience and the skills needed to be college and career ready.

Career Clusters

There are 16 CTE career clusters that offer fantastic opportunities for students to explore various potential careers in a wide range of fields and industries. The CTE career clusters help students discover their passion and empower them to choose a successful pathway after graduation.

Agriculture food and natural resources

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Architecture & Construction

Architecture & Construction

Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications

Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications

Business Management & Administration

Business Management & Administration

Education & Training

Education & Training

Finance

Finance

Government & Public Administration

Government & Public Administration

Health Science

Health Science

Hospitality & Tourism

Hospitality & Tourism

Human Services

Human Services

Information Technology

Information Technology

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Marketing

Marketing

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

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