A CTE Career Pathway is a sequence of courses within a student's area of interest
that connects to career interests and serves as an educational roadmap leading to a credential.
Save money and time!
Explore career options in high school rather than college
Become more marketable to employers
Gain valuable hands-on skills
Strengthen college applications
Prepare for more in-depth college courses
Apply for CTE specific scholarships
Make connections and be involved!
Take classes with other students with similar interests
Join a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) - gain experience and friendships
Pathway Completers are recognized at a special luncheon
Pathway Completers wear white chords at graduation
A CTE Pathway requires 1 Explorer Course, 1 Concentrator Course AND enough classes to complete 3 credits. Following a Pathway helps a student acquire a balanced skill set in a certain area of interest.
While Utah has over 50 different Pathways, each high school has a select number dependent upon courses currently being taught. Lone Peak currently offers 19 Pathways!