Career Technical Education (CTE) is working in every state and territory to help meet the country's very real and immediate challenges of economic development, student achievement and global competitiveness. In total, some 14 million students are enrolled in CTE programs in nearly 1,300 public high schools and 1,700 two-year colleges nationwide (1). Their mission: To prepare students of all ages for success in college and career by helping them develop the skills, technical knowledge, academic rigor and real-world experience for high-skill, high-demand, highly successful careers.

Click on the state map below to learn more about CTE in the state of your choice. You’ll find school and enrollment data, information on funding, accountability indicators, state contact information and more for secondary, postsecondary and adult CTE.

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