Career and Tech Ed

Parkwood High School

Important Info

  • 2022-2023 academy applications are live! Click the CTE Academies page to apply.

  • Hands on construction class! Summer hours, Every Thursday from 3:00 pm- 5:00pm, at McGee Brothers, 4608 Carriker Road, Monroe, NC 28110. Contact Kale Hallman at

  • Seniors, going straight to work after graduation? New jobs posted under the local careers section on the jobs page!!

  • Seniors! New CTE scholarship opportunity. Click the scholarship button to learn more.

  • Parents, did you miss the Major Clarity info session? Check out the recording here.

  • Did you miss Universal Technical Institute on campus? Come to guidance for more information! Don't want to miss all the college visits? Keep up with the college visit guidance page here.

    • Check out more info on UTI by clicking on the job opportunities button below and scroll down to the trade schools section.

CTE Mission and Purpose:

The mission of Career-Technical Education (CTE) is to help empower students for effective participation in an international economy as world-class workers and citizens. CTE fulfills this mission by:

1. Preparing students for postsecondary education in career-technical fields and lifelong learning.

2. Preparing students for initial and continued employment.

3. Assisting students in making educational and career decisions.

4. Applying and reinforcing related learning from other disciplines.

5. Assisting students in developing decision-making, communication, problem-solving, leadership, and citizenship skills.

6. Preparing students to make informed consumer decisions and apply practical life skills.

7. Making appropriate provisions for students with special needs to succeed in career-technical education programs.

CTE Program Areas:

Parkwood High School offers competency-based courses in five program areas, with each area having school-based, work-based, or community-based learning opportunities.

1. Agriculture Education

2. Business & Information Technology Education

3. Family and Consumer Sciences Education

4. Health Science Education

5. Marketing Education

6. Trade and Industrial Education