Career-Technical Education (CTE) Information for Families
Ohio Career-Technical Education programs provide students the opportunity to explore career potential through hands-on training with today’s hottest equipment and technology while still receiving the high-level academic instruction of a typical high school student. Students can enroll in Career-Tech courses as early as middle school, but typically take the majority of coursework during their high school junior and senior years.
In addition to learning and applying real-world work knowledge and skills, Career-Tech students can get a jump start on college by earning college credit for FREE while in high school. Every Career-Tech program in Ohio offers students the opportunity to earn credit that leads to an associate or bachelor’s degree or a postsecondary certificate.
Facts about Career-Tech Education in Ohio
- 120,357 of Ohio high school students were enrolled in Career-Tech education;
- Of the students who concentrated their studies in Career-Tech:
- 98% graduated from high school;
- 60% continued their education;
- More than 50% began working within 9 months of graduation.
Every high school student has access to Career-Tech within their district. If your child is interested in attending a Career-Tech program, contact the school's guidance counselor for information on programs in the district and how to enroll. Career-Tech courses are offered in 16 different career fields. Visit Career Fields for more information.
Last Modified: 10/29/2018 2:18:55 PM