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.
CTE programs provide quality work-based learning programs, relevant academic skills, and the employability skills and workforce behaviors necessary for postsecondary success and careers.
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.
CTE programs support skills such as communication, critical thinking, problem solving, entrepreneurship and leadership through CTSOs.