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Programs of Study are being developed at different rates within each school district and are subject to change. Therefore, course availability may not be guaranteed. Contact your counselor for details.



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8th-grade

  • Participate in the Career Exploration program offered to 7th – 9th grades in school
  • Explore career pathways reflecting the 6 career fields & 16 national career clusters
  • Work with parents and counselor to select a Program of Study to pursue in high school
9th-grade

  • Explore careers in the CTE program aligned to selected Program of Study
  • Become involved in a CTSO (Career & Technical Student Organization) reflecting selected Program of Study
  • Meet regularly with counselor to stay on track or adjust schedule
10th-grade

  • Acquire leadership skills in CTSO’s reflecting selected Program of Study
  • Take advantage of Work Based Learning Opportunities (job shadowing, internships) with Business/Industry Mentors
  • Sign up for dual/concurrent enrollment credit opportunities in the courses that apply toward selected Program of Study
  • Meet regularly with counselor to stay on track