QAVTC Parents

Quincy Area Vocational Technical Center

Why CTE for your student?

There are some common misconceptions about Career and Technical Education. We have included links to resources to help you, as a parent, better understand how CTE can help your student.

Our programs are designed to set students on a pathway that can lead to entry-level jobs, a two-year degree or trade school, or a 4-year degree.  For example, our Health Occupations students can earn a CNA certificate while still in high school and can use that to go directly into the workforce.  Students also have an opportunity to continue their education by obtaining an Associate’s Degree in Nursing (2-year) or a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (4-year). There are even opportunities to continue their education beyond a 4-year degree.

CTE 101 Video

Career and Technical Education : Myths and Facts

Career Technical Education and Student Achievement

CTE Today!

CTE Works!

CTE: Readiness for All Careers

College and Career Ready Through CTE

CTE Improves Student Achievement in High School

If you would like more information on Career and Technical Education and how it can benefit your student, please click here to visit the Advance CTE website.

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