DIRECTOR :: Trey Michael

MISSION :: The mission of NC secondary Career and Technical Education is to empower all students to be successful citizens, workers and leaders in a global economy.


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2019-2020 Applications for the Coding and Mobile App Development Grant Program
State Superintendent Mark Johnson received funding from the General Assembly to establish the Coding and Mobile Applications Grant Program. The grant program provides funding to grant recipients to design and implement computer science, coding, and mobile application development curricular program for middle and high school students. Local school administrative units and charter schools are eligible to apply for grant funds. Schools are to work with industry partners. The grant provides opportunities through the partnerships to identify how the partnership will provide increased career opportunities for students engaged in high-wage, high-skill, and high-demand occupations; alignment with Career and Technical Education, Career and College Pathways, and postsecondary program; and create innovative, nontraditional and immediate pathways for students related to mobile software applications.

Applications are available HERE (pdf, 1.1mb) and will be accepted through May 15, 2019. Questions? Visit the FAQs (pdf, 146kb).

For more information about the grant, please contact Stacia Solomon, Innovative Project Administrator.

NC CTE Career Pathways Directory
(pdf, 4.4mb)

Interactive Career Pathways Map

2016-17 Career and Technical Education Credentialing Data Report
Learn more about the continuing increase in student certifications earned in NC Career and Technical Education courses in the fifth annual CTE Certification Report.
(pdf, 4.4mb)

Career and Technical Education Curriculum
The Career and Technical Education Essential Standards were revised and approved unanimously by the State Board of Education in October 2017. The Essential Standards took effect in July 2018.
(pdf, 1.9mb)

2016 North Carolina Career and Technical Education Career Clusters
(xls, 1.1mb)

Career and Technical Education Briefing Papers

NC's Career and Technical Education Strategic Plan
(pdf, 1.6mb)