Career and Technical Education
Career and technical education, or CTE, is education that directly prepares students for high-wage, high-skill and high-demand careers. Students enrolled in our CTE course acquire skills that prepare them for successful career entry, advancement, and/or continuing education. Rochester Community Schools offers 11 CTE approved programs, 5 CTE credentials, and 9 career and technical student organizations.
Four Components of CTE
Students enrolled in state-approved secondary career and technical education (CTE) programs have an opportunity to acquire skills that prepare them for successful career entry, advancement, and/or continuing education. Click here to learn more about four key components integrated into our programs.
Career Technical Student Organizations
A Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO) is a student leadership organization that provides an excellent framework for developing leadership skills.