Career and Technical Education
Career Technical Education (CTE) is an educational model that combines high school and post-secondary academics with credentialed hands-on training to prepare students for their career of choice. CTE prepares students for post-secondary education, the military, the workforce, and life.
MVUSD CTE programs implement and promote a three-course sequence for Career and Technical Education pathways. CTE pathways have been expanded at the comprehensive high schools. Currently, MVUSD offers the following pathways:
Arts, Media & Entertainment
Engineering & Design
Tourism & Recreation
Business & Finance
Info. & Communication Technologies
Education, Child Development &
Health Science & Medical Technology
Public Services (Forensics &
# of CTE Participants
# of CTE Completers
High Quality Curriculum
2018-19 270 Estimate
543 Students earned college credit
19 UC A-G approved courses
Introducing our new Fire Science Pathway 2019-2020 (see flier)
CTE Advisory CouncilThe CTE Advisory Council is comprised of CTE teachers, counselors, and administrators who provide input on the CTE program and pathways offered in our district. If you are interested in being involved in this committee, or if you know of community or business members who would be interested in serving on this committee in order to provide input about our program and insights from the business world, please contact Valerie Backus, CTE Coordinator.
This page is designed to support Career and Technical Education teachers by providing news, information, and resources that will help them implement their programs, articulate with colleges and other post-secondary programs, and connect with the community and business world. If you have resources that you think would be helpful to share on this site, please send them to CTE Coordinator, Valerie Backus.