"CTE" - Learning That Works in NC"

  • CTE in NC  Preparing Students Now for Their Future

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    The mission of Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in Vance County Schools is to help empower students for effective participation in an international economy as world-class workers and citizens.  The mission supports the North Carolina CTE mission which is to empower all students  to be successful citizens, workers and leaders in a global economy.

    Career and Technical Education fulfills this mission by:

    • Preparing students for post-secondary education in career and technical fields and lifelong learning.
    • Preparing students for initial and continued employment.
    • Assisting students inmaking educational and career decisions.
    • Assisting students in developing decision-making, communication, problem-solving, leadership and citizenship skills.
    • Preparing students to make informed consumer decisions and apply practical life skills.
    • Making appropriate provisions for students with special needs to succeed in career and technical education program.

    Career and Technical Education extends this mission through eight programs:

    1. Agricultural Education
    2. Business, Finance and Information Technology Education
    3. Career Development Education
    4. Family and Consumer Sciences Education
    5. Health Sciences Education
    6. Marketing and Entrepreneurship Education
    7. Technology and Engineering Design Education 
    8. Trades and Industrial Education