Career and Technical Education (CTE)

The mission of Hoke County Career and Technical Education is to empower all students to be successful citizens, workers and leaders in a global economy. Our goal is to provide an environment that promotes an attitude and culture of College and Career Readiness through our Career and Technical Education classes.


Our Career and Technical Education (CTE) program aims to prepare students for employment opportunities, advanced education and productive lives. CTE promotes best practices that enhance teachers' efforts to improve student achievement and encourage responsible career choices. We want to meet students' needs, cultivate their abilities and help them realize their aspirations. It is the vision of CTE department that every student complete a pathway in Career Technical Education and receive no less than two industry related certifications during this process.


In high schools, introductory courses are available at grades 9 and 10, with advanced and specialized instruction in 11 and 12. We have agriculture, business and information technology, career development, health occupations, family and consumer sciences, marketing, technology, and trade and industry. Our Middle school students are offered exploratory courses in career decisions and engineering.


We have a Career Development Coordinators to support students and find internships and job-shadowing opportunities. One Special Populations Coordinator that provides support services for qualifying students. Dual enrollment and advanced placement opportunities are available at local community colleges.


Dr. Dana B. Chavis