Career, Technical & Agriculture Education

the cornerstone for

preparing students to be

College & Career Ready

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  • August 2016

Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) integrates core academic knowledge with technical and occupational skills to prepare students for post-secondary education and the workforce. The state of Georgia has identified 17 Career Clusters that are structured to prepare students for Georgia’s workforce. Georgia’s 17 Career Cluster Model represents multiple pathways, which guides students to success for college preparation and career development. The curriculum for each cluster is based on a set of common knowledge, skills and abilities which prepares students for various opportunities.

These opportunities include but are not limited to advanced curriculum, Move On When Ready, Work-based Learning, career awareness, career development and employability skills.

Program Goals

  • To prepare Gainesville 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