Career and Technical Education
Students who complete career and technical education programs are better prepared to make informed college and career decisions thanks to the real-world experiences they have in high school.
Want to learn about graphics, advertising and study Web Design as well as InDesign, Illustrator and Dreamweaver? Graphic design is the process and art of combining text and graphics and communicating an effective message in the design of logos, graphics, posters, brochures, newsletters, signs, and any other type of visual communication. Today’s graphic designers often use desktop publishing software and techniques to achieve their goals. Designs can include: brochures, posters, magazine covers, magazine layout, tickets, business cards, T-shirts, signs, logos, book layout (typesetting), importing advertisements into a newspaper, websites, CD covers, Internet banners, flash animation, web interfaces, PowerPoint presentations, and more.
Career and Technical Education programs offer you:
- Classes that teach you skills you will need to be successful in work and life after high school.
- Teachers who have worked in their career areas and who hold industry certifications and professional licenses.
- Opportunities for you to earn industry-recognized certifications that can help you to prepare for internships and jobs while you are still in school.
- Work-based learning experiences like career mentoring, workplace tours, job shadowing, and internships that will help you build professional skills.
- School partnerships that help you meet adults who are working in the careers you are interested in learning more about.