Career and Technology Education
The Career and Technology Education Department offers courses in the following areas: Business/Finance and Information Technologies, Medical Careers/Human Development, Culinary Careers/Food Preparation, Environmental Technology, Integrated Construction, and Graphic Arts/ Publishing.
The Career and Technology Education Department offers courses which allow students to explore occupational fields which will influence their educational and employment decisions. Enrollment in these courses offers opportunities for students who will pursue post-secondary education at either the 2 or 4-year level as well as students who will enter employment or the military upon graduation.
In addition to providing valuable career information and experiences, courses in Career and Technology Information are intended to provide transferable skills which are useful in both personal and employment situations.
The emphasis on technology in these courses, programs, and pathways is intended to reflect transferable skills, competencies and technological advancements which are important components of all career fields. The Career and Technology Education Department is committed to the integration of technology into all of its offerings.
Career and Technology Education Program Review
Every curriculum and program area is involved in a continuous Program Review process. Phase I and Phase II of Program Review include an examination of the current state of the program/curriculum area and the development of an action plan for program improvement. Implementation of the action plan and on-going data gathering are the work of Phase III/IV. Links to Phase I and II reports and presentations to the School Committee are provided below.