What is CTE

Career and Technical Education (CTE) prepares secondary, post-secondary, and adult students with technical, academic and employability skills for success in the workplace and in further education. CTE programs of study are organized into 16 career clusters that apply to various high demand careers. Listed below are the 14 career clusters offered at DCPS:

  • Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources
  • Architecture & Construction
  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology, & Communications
  • Business Management
  • Education & Training
  • Finance
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Health Science
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

For more information on the career clusters, visit DC OSSE.