Career Technical Education is rigorous, cutting edge and relevant courses preparing youth for a variety of high-wage, high-skill and high-demand careers.  Students enrolling in CTE courses can choose from a variety of pathway options at each comprehensive high school or the King Career Center.


CTE strives to continuously improve and grow programs to meet the changing needs of our community, our state and our nation.  Increasing reliance on technology, personally and professionally, requires continuous adaptation in our courses and programs.

Pathways and Courses

Career Pathways are a structure for organizing and delivering quality CTE programs.




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Pathways Development

Maintaining a rigorous and relevant CTE program requires a continuous model of improvement.  CTE has embarked on a 5 year pathway development plan to review and align career pathways. 

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National Career Cluster

Development of Career Technical Education pathways is done in alignment with the National Career Cluster Framework.



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Career Technical Education Results


Superintendent, Dr. Bishop said data affords us the opportunity to ask questions and create a plan to move us to where we want to be.  It gives school staff the ability to talk about student groups and outcomes.  These conversations will help improve academic outcomes for all students.


Below you will find data that reflects academic skills, technical skills, graduation rates and nontraditional programs for 2015-16 CTE students in the Anchorage School District.

The data included reflects academic skills, technical skills, graduation rates, and nontraditional students for the 2015-2016 school year.


This data reflects only those programs receiving Carl Perkins Grant funds (a federally funded grant for CTE programs).  The purpose of Perkins is to provide individuals with the academic and technical skills needed to succeed in a knowledge and skills based economy.


For further information regarding the Carl Perkins Grant and data please access the State of Alaska Career & Technical Education website.

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