Career and Technical Education (CTE) in the Bellingham School District provides students in grades 9-12 the chance to explore career opportunities and prepare for college and careers in the 21st Century. CTE Programs have the unique ability to give students the skills they need to succeed, rebuild our state’s economy, grow a new green economy, and lower drop-out rates.
Real world applications of core school subjects like science, math and english come to life as students prepare for exciting careers in the following fields:
Many of the CTE courses provide an opportunity for juniors and seniors to earn both high school and college credit through the Tech Prep program. Students who successfully complete high school classes indentified as “tech prep” with a grade of B or better, may apply for college credit at Bellingham Technical College, Whatcom Community College or Skagit Valley College. For additional information about Tech Prep classes, contact the Career Center, counseling office or the teacher of the “tech prep” course.
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