ISD 709 Career and Technical Education: We GET to Work! 
    ISD 709’s Career & Technical Education (CTE) program is designed to help focus students into career/post-secondary pathways that fit their personality and academic interests. 
  • Today's CTE is for all students, integrated with academics in a rigorous and relevant curriculum.
  • CTE courses are taught by some of the most highly qualified professionals in the region - over 80% come from industry first and then education. They bring real-world knowledge and connections to help students explore and succeed in the competitive job market.
  • Students work hands-on with the material and learn life skills.  Our mission is to prepare students for the workforce of tomorrow by providing them with work skills beyond individual content specialties. 
  • High school students can earn college credit in their area of interest, a great head start.
  • Courses may help students qualify for and earn accreditation/certification in their area of interest.
  • Career Clubs provide experiences beyond the classroom and help students connect to their schools.  
  • The goal is to help students GET to work - that means high-paying careers, both regionally and globally.  Learn more about classes that lead to the career you want:

Explore the Possibilities:  Programs of study are offered in 6 broad Minnesota Career Fields with exposure to over 13 career clusters and pathways.  Click the categories below to learn more about programs of study at Denfeld and Duluth East:

 Agriculture and Forestry  Engineering and Design
 Automotive and Engines  Graphic Arts and Digital Design
 Aerospace Physics (Aviation)  Health Occupations
 Business, Marketing and Finance          Hospitality and Tourism (Culinary Arts)
 Construction Technology

The Value of Career and Technical Education

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