Community and industry partners bring what Career & Technical Education (CTE) students are learning in the classroom to life through real-world insights and experiences. Engaging students in career learning in middle and high school helps them achieve more after graduation and benefits the local community and businesses.

Learn about CTE in Washington, DC

Explore the programs DC CTE offers across the District.

Work-Based Learning brings classroom education to life.

CTE students earn industry recognized credentials.

Learn how DC CTE meets the needs of learners and employers.

See the impact our programs are having across the District.

Learn how we’re closing the equity gap in CTE.

Get Involved

Explore how your organization or industry experience can support DC CTE student learning.

Volunteer or donate to support Career & Technical Student Organizations.