Vance County Schools
2019-20 CTE PUBLIC NOTIFICATION
The mission of Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in Vance County Schools is
to empower all students to be successful citizens, workers, and leaders in a global economy.
The vision of Vance County Schools CTE Programs is to create learning opportunities which
allow students to integrate the academic and technical skills required for successful entry into
a career, the military and postsecondary education.
Vance County Schools offers a comprehensive career and technical education program for
students in middle and high schools. A variety of high school courses are offered in thirteen
Agricultural, Food & Natural Resources
Architecture and Construction
Arts, Audio/Visual Technology and Communications
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Business Management and Administration
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Hospitality and Tourism Transportation
Our high schools offer industry credentials for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and
Basic First Aid; ServSafe Food Handler; ServSafe Food Manager; Microsoft Specialist in
Microsoft Word and PowerPoint; Microsoft Specialist in Excel and Access; National Center for
Construction Education Research (NCCER) for Carpentry and Masonry; Nurse Aide I; Adobe
Certified Associate; Financial Literacy and the North Carolina Career Readiness Certificate.
Courses in our middle schools expose students to career options, computer skills and
applications and technological design and innovation. Persons seeking further information
regarding the Career and Technical Education course offerings may contact Gail Powers at
In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title IX of the Education
Amendments of 1972, Vance County Schools administers all state operated educational
programs, employment activities and admission without discrimination because of race,
religion, national or ethnic origin, color, age, military service, disability or gender, except where
exemption is appropriate and allowed by law.
Inquiries or complaints should be directed to:
Vance County Schools
1724 Graham Avenue
Henderson, NC 27536