To inspire, engage and prepare students in order to promote success in the constantly changing workforce.
The CTE vision is defined by five guiding principles.¹ Collectively, they serve as guideposts for CTE leaders and partners to set priorities and make decisions affecting CTE programs, policies and priorities and to chart a new course for CTE in the 21st century.
- Principle 1: CTE is critical to ensure local, regional, state, national and global competitiveness for TISD students
- Principle 2: CTE actively partners with employers to design and provide high-quality, dynamic programs
- Principle 3: CTE prepares students to succeed in post-secondary education and careers
- Principle 4: CTE delivers comprehensive courses incorporating academic rigor as well as technical and employability skills and aligns programs of study to The National Career Clusters Framework
- Principle 5: CTE is a results-driven system that links to greater earnings, improved employability, and positive cost-benefit ratio