CTE Program Offerings and Delivery Model

Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses can now be used in place of fine arts courses for in-state university admission requirements, per a June 2015 Arizona Board of Regents ruling.

CTE Programs by School

Programs offered to students enrolled at each campus:

Horizon High School H Monogram LogoHorizon High School

  • Desktop Publishing
  • Education Professions*
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship/ Marketing*
  • Forensic CSI
  • Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • TV/Film Production

North Canyon High School NC MonogramNorth Canyon High School

  • Automotive Technology
  • Business Management
  • Culinary Arts*
  • Child Development/ Preschool*
  • Graphic Design
  • Sports Medicine
  • Welding Technology
  • Woodworking/ Cabinetmaking

Pinnacle High School P MonogramPinnacle High School

  • Culinary Arts*
  • Education Professions*
  • Entrepreneurship/ Marketing*
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • TV/Film Production

Shadow Mountain High School SM MonogramShadow Mountain High School

  • Culinary Arts*
  • Education Professions*
  • Forensic CSI
  • Information Technology (GenYES)*
  • Photography
  • Web Design*

Programs offered at Paradise Valley High School, open to all district students, with district transportation provided:

Paradise Valley High School PV MonogramParadise Valley High School

  • Automotive Technology
  • Computer A+ Certification*
  • Culinary Arts*
  • Child Development/ Preschool*
  • Entrepreneurship/ Marketing*
  • Fashion Design*
  • Forensic CSI
  • Graphic Design
  • Information Technology (GenYES)*
  • Metals Manufacturing*
  • Networking N+ Certification*
  • Nursing (CNA)
  • Photography
  • Sound Engineering
  • TV/Film Production
  • Welding Technology
  • Woodworking/ Cabinetmaking

*Community College Dual Enrollment

 

Programs open to all junior and senior students through West-MEC; students apply as sophomores; offered at various locations; transportation NOT provided:

West-MEC LogoWest-MEC

  • Aesthetician
  • Automotive Collision Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Avionics/ Electronics
  • Climate Control Technician
  • Coding
  • Cosmetology
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Energy & Industrial Technology
  • Fire Science
  • General Construction Technology
  • IT Security
  • Law, Public Safety & Security
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medium/ Heavy Diesel Technology
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Precision Manufacturing
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Welding Technology

Visit the West-MEC website for more details.

For more information on any of the aforementioned programs, please call 602-449-7036.

CTE Delivery Model

Career and technical education is a combination of embedded academics and community involvement and is delivered in PVSchools in the following four ways (in no particular order):

  • Classroom instruction
  • Laboratory instruction
  • Career-based learning
  • Leadership development (through career and technical student organizations)

For a visual representation of our delivery model, please view the following image:

CTE Delivery Model Graphic - Embedded Academics Plus Community Involvement

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