Career Technical Education

  • Credentials

    Credentials

  • CTE Funding

    CTE Funding

  • Curriculum

    Curriculum

  • CTE Resources

    CTE Resources

  • Apprenticeship Information

    Apprenticeship Information

  • 11 Elements- Best Practices

    11 Elements- Best Practices

  • Video Library

    Video Library

  • College & Career Indicator

    College & Career Indicator

About Career Technical Education

Los Angeles County Office of Education – Career Technical Education (LACOE-CTE) provides CTE focused technical assistance, curriculum/professional development, and monitoring/documentation/reporting services to districts across Los Angeles county.


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.

CTE Staff Contacts

Administrative Staff
Rosa Valdez
Project Director III

Silvia P. Alva
Division Secretary
(562) 922-6850

Gina M. Newton
Coordinator II
(562) 922-6709

Anne Welsh-Treglia
Coordinator II
(562) 922-6541

Apprenticeships
Linda Matzek
Coordinator II

Credentials
Linda Matzek
Coordinator II

Lucy Domingo
CTE & AE Credential Specialist
(562) 922-6798

Christina Fuentes
CTE & AE Credential Specialist
(562) 922-6744

Nancy Wagner
Contract Consultant
(562) 922-6335

Professional Development and Technical Assistance
LACOE Career Technical Education (CTE) provides a range of targeted training and professional development to build upon capacity, knowledge, and skills needed for the implementation of the Key Elements of a High Quality CTE Programs. In addition, we are available to provide technical assistance via email and telephone to provide support with questions relating to CTE.  We also have an extensive archive of webinars to use as a resource in developing high quality CTE Pathways. Go to Archive page HERE.

CTE Conferences & Events
Educating For Careers Conference - February 27-29, 2020 - Long Beach, CAEducating For Careers Conference - February 27-29, 2020 - Long Beach, CA
Educating for Career Conference will be held February 27-29, 2020 at the Long Beach Convention Center. Please revisit our website later for a link to the conference site. ...Read more