CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Business, Technology & Vocational Courses
The Career and Technical Education Department offers a wide variety of educational programs, which reflect the needs, standards, and aspirations of the students, parents, community, and potential employers. It is the goal of the CTE Department to provide students with the necessary marketable skills and training to function in a competitive, modern society. These skills in business, technology, or vocational education will assist students in their endeavors to pursue post-secondary opportunities.
NOTE: The Career and Technical Education Department has also established Dual Credit and Tech. Prep. articulation agreements with several colleges, including Cumberland County College and Camden County College. Dual credit courses are college courses taught on the high school campus by high school teachers. Students who participate in the dual credit option are required to pay college tuition costs, which are offered at a reduced rate. Those who choose to take advantage of the dual credit opportunity and pass the college course will receive credit towards high school graduation requirements, as well as college credit from the partnering post-secondary institution simultaneously. Dual credit students also receive an official college transcript from the post-secondary school.
Tech. Prep. programs offer high school students an opportunity to earn college credits if they plan to major in that course, and pursue post-secondary education at the articulated college. To be eligible for Tech. Prep. credits, students must matriculate into a degree program at the community college within 18-months following graduation from high school. The Tech. Prep. classes taken in high school must be in the same declared degree program to qualify. Both of these agreements enable students to obtain college credit for skills and proficiencies mastered at the high school level. Students should consult their guidance counselor for class selections that will increase his/her educational options.
Health Care Careers
Wood Working Technology
The CTE Department offers the following Dual Credit classes where students may choose to earn college credits through Cumberland County College:
Elements of Health Care
Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care
Principles of Nutrition
The CTE Department offers the following Dual Credit classes where students may choose to earn college credits through Camden County College:
Auto Technology 3
The CTE Department has many other exciting opportunites for students with articulation agreements with many schools, Tech Prep Classes with CCC, and the ability to earn Industry Standard Certifications such as NATEF.