Career and Technical Education
Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs allow Delaware students the chance to earn early college credits, industry-recognized credentials and work experience while still in high school. To earn a living wage in today’s economy, all students must pursue education beyond high school. This education can include a two-year or four-year college degree, certification program, apprenticeship, formal job training or military service. The type of education students choose depends on each student's unique interests and skills.
Delaware is a leader in CTE and uniquely positioned to be a model for the nation. Search the resources below for more information on CTE programs in Delaware.
Find CTE programs in Delaware schools
- Delaware Pathways - a joint effort between state agencies, employers, higher education and nonprofit organizations - offers programs for students to continue their education and pursue careers. Learn more about how students can prepare for thousands of new, great-paying jobs in healthcare, engineering, manufacturing and more. Search for programs by school. Also includes information for families and employers.
Join a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO)
CTSOs promote career excellence, leadership, and citizenship for students involved in Delaware CTE programs. The Delaware Department of Education requires CTSOs to be an integral part of high-quality CTE programs.
Select icons below for more information about each Delaware CTSO
Business Professionals of America
Distributive Education Clubs of America
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
Future Farmers of America
Health Occupations Students of America
Technology Student Association
Find CTE Resources for educators
Find the most-current CTE resources for Delaware educators, including additional resources available on the CTE Cadre/Roundtable Schoology group.