• CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION

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    Career Technical Education (CTE) in Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools is a comprehensive program serving students in Grades 6-12. The mission of the CTE program is to prepare students to be world class workers and citizens in our global economy. Upon high school graduation and the completion of a CTE sequence of courses, students may choose to enter the workforce, to enroll in a community college or enroll in a 4-year university.

    Programs in CTE are developed to respond to the needs of the economy. To assist in responding to the needs, CTE programs partner with community leaders and organizations through advisory groups that provide support in planning, implementing and evaluating programs. The curriculum in each course is competency based and provides instruction in the skills and knowledge needed for students to achieve success in their chosen Career Pathway.

     



     
    The CTE High School Programs in Winston-Salem Forsyth County School System offer courses in  various career pathways:
    • Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Pathway  -  Agriculture Education (Agri Sci, Horticulture), Family & Consumer Sciences (Foods, Teen Living)
    • Architecture & Construction Pathway  -  Business & Information Tech Education/Family & Consumer Sciences (Housing, Interior Design)/Trades & Industrial Education (Construction Tech, Masonry, Electrical Trades, Drafting)
    • Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications Pathway  -  Business & Information Tech Education/Family & Consumer Sciences/Health Occupations/Technology Education (Game Art)/Trades & Industrial Ed (Commercial Art, Photography, Digital Media)
    • Business Management & Administration Pathway  -  Business and Information Technology Education (Business Law, Small Business, Entrepreneurship, Accounting)
    • Finance Pathway  -   Business & Information Tech Education (Business Law, Small Business, Entrepreneurship, Accounting)
    • Health Science Pathway  -  Health Occupations (Biomedical Tech, Pharmacy Tech, Health Sciences, Nursing Fundamentals,Bio Technology, Forensic Science)
    • Hospitality & Tourism Pathway  -  Business & Information Tech Education (Principles of Business)/Family & Consumer Sciences (Foods, Culinary, ProStart)/Marketing Education (Marketing, Travel/Tourism & Recreation Marketing, Hospitality & Tourism, Sport & Entertainment Marketing)
    • Human Services Pathway  -  Business & Information Tech Education (Principles of Business)/Family & Consumer Sciences (Early Childhood Ed), Trades & Industrial Ed (Cosmetology)
    • Information Technology Pathway  -  Business & Information Tech Education ( e-Commerce, Business & Inf Tech), Trades & Industrial Ed (Network Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology)
    • Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Pathway -  Trades & Industrial Education (Public Safety, Fire Fighter Technology)
    • Manufacturing Pathway  -  Business & Information Tech Education/Family & Consumer Sciences (Apparel)/Marketing Education (Fashion Merchandising, Entrepreneurship, Marketing)/Trades & Industrial Ed (Drafting)
    • Marketing  Pathway  -  Business & Information Tech Education (Principles of Business), Marketing Education (Small Business Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Fashion Merchandising, Sports and Entertainment Marketing)
    • Science, Technology,Engineering & Mathematics Pathway  -  Technology Education (Sci Vis, Manufacturing, Communications, Structural, Transportation Systems, Technology Design, Engineering Design), Trade & Industrial Education (Drafting, Network Engineering)
    • Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Pathway - Trade & Industrial Education (Automotive Services, Collision Repair, Aviation)