Grady's Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) pathways help students successfully enter the workforce or transition into post-secondary education by offering classes with rigorous academic standards, hands-on projects and labs. These opportunities include, but are not limited to, advanced curriculum, Dual Enrollment, Work-Based Learning, career awareness, career exposure and employment skill development. Helping students become successful in today’s world of work is vital for Georgia, and that is why CTAE offers students the opportunity to gain a solid foundation of knowledge and skills before they leave high school! From Drafting & Design, Career & Technical Instruction, Web & Digital Design, Sports Marketing & Entertainment, Audio-Video Technology & Film, to Health Science, Engineering and Marketing Communication & Promotion, Grady's CTAE pathways enable students to explore a variety of careers through classwork and real-world experience to jump start their futures!


  • To prepare Atlanta Public Schools’ students to compete in a global and technological society

  • To prepare students to enter and meet the needs of a high demand and high skilled workforce

  • To prepare students for post-secondary options without the need for remediation

  • To prepare students to become self-directed and lifelong learners

  • To develop socially conscious students

  • To expose students to ergonomics and career awareness