Why CTE?


Learning and work are continuously transforming in the new age world/economy; The best way to be set up for success in our shifting economy is to pursue education and training in a field or industry that is growing and pays family-sustaining wages. CTE meets the changing needs of learners and industry through rigorous coursework and high-quality, hands-on experiences that allow learners to explore careers and gain skills to achieve success in a career of their choice.

About DC CTE

In DC, the State Office of Career and Technical Education(DC CTE) provides leadership, coordination, and technical assistance to ensure excellence in DC’s statewide system of career and technical education. [Mention larger office] [Connect to OSSE]



About OSSE

As DC’s state education agency, OSSE works urgently and purposefully, in partnership with education and related systems, to sustain, accelerate, and deepen progress for DC students.