Career Technical Education
Our mission is to prepare today’s students for the challenges of tomorrow. Career and Technical Education (CTE) in Natrona County School District offers students exploration and preparation for high demand, high skill career opportunities. All CTE students are expected to meet challenging academic standards and acquire communication, problem-solving, and the technical skills necessary to succeed in post-secondary and career employment opportunities. The sixth-grade career and technical education exploratory course is designed to help students identify interests, traits, and skills that will connect them to future career planning. In grades seven through twelve, CTE provides students with career preparation programs covering a multitude of applied technical skills and knowledge leading to post-secondary and career placement opportunities.
Wyoming Career Cluster Guides
The Wyoming Department of Education in partnership with Wyoming Workforce Services, the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Community College System, the Hathaway Scholarship Program and the Wyoming business Council have developed sixteen Career Cluster Guides as well as accompanying Programs of Study. The Program of Study is designed to assist Wyoming students in the selection of coursework that accents their intrest and skills. Each Career Cluster identifies several pathway opportunities and post-secondary options that allow students to further explore and discover their favorite careers.
The production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing and development of agricultural commodities and resources. Mining and mineral extraction are included in the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Cluster.
Careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built enviornment.
Designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing and publishing multimedia including visual and perfroming arts and design, journalism and entertainment services.
Business, Management and Administration careers encompass planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to effecient and productive business operations.
Planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.
Planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance and business financial management.
Executive governmental functions to include Governance, National Security, Planning, Revenue and Taxation, Regulation, and Management and Administration at the local, state and national levels.
Planning, managing and providing therapeudic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.
Hospitality and Toursim encompasses the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel-related services.
Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs.
Building linkages in IT occupations framework: for entry level, technical and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services.
Planning, managing and providing legal, public safety and protective services, and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.
Planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering.
Planning, managing and performing marketing activities to reach organizational activities.
Planning, managing and providing scientific research and professional and technical services including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.
Planning, management and movement of people, materials and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional and technical support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.
Career Cluster Programs of Study
Below are the Career Cluster Programs of Study. Each Program of Study contains course work, pathway and post-secondary options related to the specified cluster.
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Career Pathways and Clusters Defined
Description on Career Pathways and Clusters.