Career & Technical Education
Career and technical education is schools, institutions and educational programs that specialize in the skilled trades, applied sciences, modern technologies, and career preparation. It is made up of a sequence of courses that integrate core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge to provide students with a pathway to post-secondary education and careers.
FDSH CTE Course Pathways
Business & Marketing
Family Consumer Science
FDSH CTE Student Organizations (CTSOs)
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools around the globe.
FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) is a national organization for students in Family and Consumer Sciences that provides resources and opportunitites for students to pursue careers that support families.
FFA is the premier youth organization preparing members for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture.
First Tech Challenge Robotics
Iowa Career and Technical Education Association (opens new window)
National Career and Technical Education Association (opens new window)