Career Fields

Description of Ohio's 16 career fields (groups of occupations and broad industries based on common characteristics), including information related to career pathways within the career fields, content standards, professional development and resources.

Career Preparation Contacts

Career fields and career pathways form the basis of an Ohio Career Field Initiative that responds to the needs of a rapidly changing economy. Schools and career centers are the best sources for local career preparation information. Click on the links below to access resources and contact information.

Career-Technical Education (CTE) is available at all Ohio public schools. Each career center has an informative website listing information regarding program offerings.

Career Field Specialists

  • Agriculture and Environmental Systems
    Ryan Curtis    
  • Arts and Communication, Information Technology
    Kris Vigneron
  • Business and Administrative Services, Finance, and Marketing
    Dee Sturgill
  • Construction Technologies
    John Kornack
  • Education and Training, Hospitality and Tourism, Family and Consumer Sciences
    Mary Jo Kohl
  • Engineering and Science Technologies (PLTW), Manufacturing Technologies, Transportation Systems
    John Kornack
  • Law and Public Safety, Human Services, Health Science
    Matt Wells


Associate Directors, Career-Technical Education
Leah Amstutz

Raul Soto

Last Modified: 6/12/2019 2:51:51 PM