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Career and Technical Education (CTE) is about helping students, workers and lifelong learners of all ages fulfill their working potential. First and foremost, it is quality education that provides students with:

  • Academic subject matter taught with relevance to the real world, often called contextual learning.
  • Employability skills from job-related skills to workplace ethics.
  • Education pathways that help students explore interests and careers.

Career and Technical Education is also about:

  • Second-chance opportunities for education and training to develop new or upgrade employability skills.
  • Education to earn additional degrees, particularly related to career advancement.
  • Corporate training, continuing education, and refresher courses to upgrade skills in the workplace.

Shasta College offers several Career and Technical Education Programs leading to Certificates or Associate Degrees that provide the necessary skills for today’s market and employment requirements.

For additional information related to CTE Programs, Articulation & Dual-Enrollment, and Worksite learning, please select the appropriate link below.

Shasta College Certificate & Degree Program Requirements
Articulation and Dual Enrollment 
Shasta College Worksite Learning Program


Shasta College Academic Divisions and Departments

Business, Agriculture, Industry and Technology
Distance Education

Economic and Workforce Development
Health Sciences & University Programs
Safety, Physical Education, and Consumer Sciences 
Science, Language Arts & Mathematics

Below is a listing of helpful links related to Career and Technical Education for students, faculty, counselors, and career technicians. 
Shasta Twenty-First Century Career Connections - A non-profit organization tasked to "Prepare Youth for Careers, Continuing Education & Citizenship"  

Kuder - Shasta College's, and our secondary school partners, Career Planning System.

CTENorth  - Shasta College's online articulation site (serving Shasta, Tehama and Trinity Counties), and resources for secondary school counselor and career technicians.

High School Counselor Resource Page - This site was developed by Shasta College EWD in response to a request by High School Counselors for a comprehensive site to help advise High School students marticulate to college.

CTE Pathways - serving the Far North Region of Butte, Del Norte, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tehama & Trinity Counties.

California Career Zone - a career exploration and planning system designed for students.

Who Do U Want 2 B - Information on CA high school and community college courses, career options, and financial assistance.

CTE Industry Sectors- The State of California's Career Technical Education site, link to industry sectors.

Entrepreneurship Assistance Resource Network - Resource site for educators, administrators, businesses and service agencies related to entrepreneur education.