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Career Pathways

Orange Cove High School CTE Pathways

What are CTE Courses?

  • Provide free technical skills training in an area of study and/or industry sector
  • Connect high school to college, industry certifications and/or careers
  • Meet four years higher education a-g requirements (a-g)
  • Provide an industry-approved certification that can be used for direct employment
  • (A) and/or Dual (D) enrollment with community colleges (earning high school and college credit)

What is a CTE Pathway?

  • A sequence of two or more CTE courses within a student’s area of career interest. Designed to connect high school classes to college, industry certifications, and/or a career.
  • Pathways may consist of only one course (equal time and work as a two-course pathway, 1 year completion (1Y)).

What makes a CTE Pathway Completer?

  • Completion of all courses in the pathway
  • Grades for all semesters of each course in the pathway must be a C or better (C- will not be accepted)
CTE Pathways