Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Contact Information

Kristi Allison

CTE Coordinator
James Monroe High School

Kecia Lipscomb

Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Central Office

In Career and Technical Education:

  • We communicate and model high expectations for all students, which includes emphasizing and valuing multiple pathways for students after high school (i.e., college, entering the workforce, military) and collaborating with students to identify personal interests, aptitudes and strengths to establish goals for the future.
  • We believe that all students deserve to have access to a conducive learning environment and relevant and rigorous coursework, to include dual-enrollment opportunities (with Germanna Community College and Shenandoah University), opportunities to earn credentials and to engage in robust work-based learning experiences. 

What is Career and Technical Education?

CTE offers courses to students in grades 6 through 12 that contain:

  • competency-based instruction,
  • career and technical student organizations,
  • industry credentials,* and
  • work-based learning experiences.

*Industry credentials are only offered to students in grades 9 - 12.

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