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Career Technical Education

Delivering Quality College and Career Readiness


Career Technical Education provides courses that integrate technical training and academics to help students develop the knowledge and skills needed for transitioning to career training, post-secondary education and the workforce. This educational philosophy balances academics with real-world problem solving and relevance in 15 high-employing industry sectors.

The CTE program includes the CTE Model Curriculum Standards aligned with Common Core State Standards and Partnership for 21st Century Skills. Standards for Career Ready Practice describe workplace skills that are expected from graduating students.

For further information, please contact (562) 922-6850.
Credential ServicesCredential Services
The Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) is an approved Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) Program Sponsor for the Designated Subjects (DS) Credentials for Career Technical Education, Adult Education and Supervision and Coordination. ...Read more
The Los Angeles County Office of Education offers Career Technical Education Course Outlines from 15 industry sectors. Listed outlines have been revised to include the CTE Model Curriculum Standards (MCS) aligned with state board adopted Common Core State Standards (CCSS)....Read more
The Los Angeles County Office of Education - Career Technical Education (LACOE-CTE) cooperates with trade program sponsors to assist in offering the related classroom instruction component of seven apprenticeship training programs. ...Read more
ACTE's Career Tech VISION ConferenceACTE's Career Tech VISION Conference
Join the largest annual gathering of CTE professionals in an exciting, informative and inspirational educational agenda packed with 300+ CTE sessions and comprehensive Expo on November 19-22 at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans....Read more
2016 Educating for Careers Conference2016 Educating for Careers Conference
SAVE THE DATE. March 6-8, 2016, at the Sacramento Convention Center...Read more


Career Technical Education
Marci Perry
Project Director III
Tory Gonzalez 
Senior Typist Clerk 
(562) 922-6850
Linda Matzek Coordinator II/Program Beth Elchico
Admin. Coordinator/Fiscal Credentials
Linda Matzek Coordinator II Lucy Domingo Senior Typist Clerk (562) 922-6798   Curriculum DeAnne McLemore Coordinator II

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