Programs & Initiatives

The following programs and initiatives allow CTE to partner with businesses and the community in an effort to prepare students for postsecondary opportunities and careers.

High Schools That Work

High Schools That Work is an effort-based school improvement initiative founded on the conviction that most students can master rigorous academic and career/technical studies if school leaders and teachers create an environment that motivates students to make the effort to succeed. Keep reading...

Early Postsecondary Opportunities (EPSOs)

Early Postsecondary Opportunities (EPSOs) allow high school students to earn credits for advanced education or training programs. Keep Reading...

Pathways to Prosperity

In June 2012, Tennessee joined the Pathways to Prosperity Network, a multi-state consortium with the common goal of ensuring more youth complete high school and attain a postsecondary credential with strong currency in today’s labor market. Keep reading...

Work-Based Learning

Work-Based Learning (WBL) activities are part of a structured system, open to all students, at the high school level. The activities allow students to apply classroom theories and explore career options at the work site, as well as connect classroom learning to work. Keep reading...

Last Update: June 5, 2014