Goal of Yancey County Schools

The goal of Yancey County Schools is to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment that empowers all students to achieve their full potential as life-long learners and global citizens.

Benefits of Participating in Career and Technical Education

Our Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs embrace this mission and help students choose their future career path by giving them the chance to:
    1. Learn about different career options.
    2. Learn valuable skills.
    3. Create hands-on projects.
    4. Earn industry-recognized credentials.
    5. Experiment with career options through internships.
    6. Earn college credit in CTE classes.
    7. Develop leadership skills through CTE clubs.

CTE Programs Offered at Mountain Heritage High School

Click on the links below to learn about the programs offered at the high school. 

The benefits of CTE don't stop with high school! Students can continue their education after high school for their career through:
  • Training Programs
  • Certification Programs
  • Community Colleges
  • 4-year Colleges and Universities

CTE Student Organizations Available at Mountain Heritage High School

CTE Student Organizations are an important part of Career and Technical Education programs.  Students who participate in CTSO activities have higher academic engagement, are more likely to continue to college or a career and learn valuable employability skills. Student Organizations give students the opportunity to:
    1. Develop leadership skills.
    2. Strenghten their self-confidence.
    3. Develop character and prepare for useful citizenship.
    4. Set career goals.
    5. Apply skills they learn in their CTE classes.
The following CTE Student Organizations are offered at Mountain Heritage High School.  Click on the CTSO logo to learn more about these organizations.


To learn more about Yancey County Schools Career and Technical Education, explore the links above or contact our Career Development Coordinator, Ben Varney. We look forward to helping your student build their future!