• Why CTE

  • COLLEGE CREDIT 

    We partner with the following colleges and universities to offer dual enrollment so our students can earn college credit in a cost-effective way during high school

    • Maricopa Community College District
    • Arizona State University 
    • University of Arizona
    • Northern Arizona University

    THROUGH CTE STUDENTS CAN SAVE TIME AND MONEY: 

    • Dual Enrollment means a high school class is offered on a high school campus for college credit. Dual enrollment teachers are qualified to teach high school and community college level courses. These classes are subject to change at any time.

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    • A Program of Study provides students dual enrollment through a structured sequence of required core & CTE courses in a specific career field. 
    • View all of our Programs of Study on our Programs page. 

    AS A RESULT, STUDENTS GRADUATE WITH A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA AND CREDITS TOWARD A: 

    • Community College Certificate
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Industry Credential 

    Most of our CTE programs offer a program of study. They provide direction and a smooth transition from high school to college and career.

     

  • RESEARCH SHOWS THAT CTE STUDENTS...

    • See the connection between what they are learning & what they plan to do in the future
    • Score higher on standardized tests & state technical assessments
    • Complete programs of study
    • Graduate high school at a higher rate & with college credit
    • Earn industry certifications that help defray the cost of college or tech school
    • Enter college with direction & do not change majors
    • Complete college sooner and at a higher rate
    • Experience a higher employment rate because of industry training & work experience
    • Develop a business network through internships & work experience
    • Increase earning potential by 25% with a  CTE degree or industry certifications

     

  • In Partnership with WEST MEC

  • Annual Public Notice of Nondiscrimination

    Peoria Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in admission to its programs, services, or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The Peoria Unified School District’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) department does not discriminate in enrollment or access to any of the CTE programs available, such as Business, Marketing & Management, Communication & Information Systems, Environmental & Agriculture Systems, Health Services, Human Services & Resources, and Industrial, Manufacturing & Engineering Systems. For more information on program prerequisites. The lack of English language skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district’s activities and programs. The Peoria Unified School District also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:

    Notificación Pύblica Annual de No Discriminación 

    El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Peoria no discrimina en base a raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, edad o discapacidad en la admisión a sus programas, servicios o actividades y proporciona igual acceso a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos juveniles designados. El Departamento de Educación Profesional y Técnica (CTE) del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Peoria no discrimina en la inscripción o el acceso a cualquiera de los programas de CTE disponibles, tales como Negocios, Marketing y Gestión, Sistemas de Comunicación e Información, Sistemas Ambientales y de Agricultura, Servicios de Salud, Servicios y Recursos, y Sistemas Industriales, de Manufactura e Ingeniería. Para obtener más información sobre los prerrequisitos del programa, consulte la Guía de descripción del curso aquí. La falta de habilidades en el idioma inglés no será una barrera para la admisión o participación en las actividades y programas del distrito. El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Peoria tampoco discrimina en sus prácticas de contratación o empleo. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para manejar las consultas relacionadas con las políticas de no discriminación: