Career and Technical Education (CTE) means a planned program of courses and learning experiences that begin with exploration of career options; supports basic academic and life skills; and enables achievement of high academic standards, leadership, options for high skill, high wage employment preparation, and advanced and continuing education.
Pathways must be designed, approved, and evaluated with local advisory committees comprised of representation from business/industry, labor, and agriculture - reflecting the diversity of the community.
Career pathways correspond to a collection of courses and training opportunities to prepare students for a chosen career. At W. F. West High School student can take courses in six pathways including:
- Agriculture Sciences
- Business and Marketing
- Family and Consumer Sciences
- Health Sciences
- Skilled and Technical Sciences
- STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
Use the button below to see all classes offered in these career pathways.