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Career and Technical Education

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Empowering students through relevant, rigorous academic and technical skills for career and college readiness. 

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CTE Classes at Middle and High Schools

Over 50 CTE classes are offered at BVSD middle and high schools. Courses are rich with academics, integrating math, physics, writing/composition and computer literacy skills into the curriculum.

Several different courses are offered in these broad areas at high schools:

  • Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
  • Business, Marketing, and Public Administration
  • Health Science, Criminal Justice, and Public Safety
  • Hospitality, Human Services, and Education
  • Skilled Trades and Technical Sciences
  • STEM, Arts, Design & Information Technology
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CTE Programs at Boulder TEC

CTE Programs at the Boulder TEC provide students with the opportunity to earn college credits and/or career enhancing certifications, a learning environment that promotes in demand career skills, all while maintaining home high school enrollment and providing transportation.

Programs are offered in:

  • Automotive Collision Repair
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Biomedical Science
  • Construction Technology
  • Cosmetology - Esthetics, Hairstyling
  • Criminal Justice and CSI
  • Culinary Arts
  • Emergency Medical Responder
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Natural Resources
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sports Medicine
  • Teacher Academy
  • Video Production
  • Welding

Check out Boulder TEC's website

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