In recognition of Career Technical Education (CTE) Month, this week’s Mindful Monday is focused on the benefits of CTE. IUSD’s College and Career Readiness Coordinator, Ulises Garcia shares how CTE not only offers hands-on learning, career exploration and job readiness skills but it can also help create a positive outlook, foster greater connections to school, boost self-esteem and increase confidence. Taking time to explore passions and interests can benefit students’ overall social/emotional wellbeing.
As we observe CTE Month, IUSD recognizes and supports the valuable role that CTE plays in preparing our future workforce and supporting important skills and attitudes that extend beyond the classroom.
CTE in IUSD
To learn more about CTE, visit iusd.org/CTE or reach out to your school’s counselors. Pathways include:
- Automotive Repair and Service
- Construction Technology
- Culinary Arts
- Digital Visual Media
- Film and Video
- Health and Medical
- Information Technology
- Middle School Career Exploration
- Theater and Music Tech
Nearly all pathways offer certifications.
- College and Career Readiness Resource Webpage
- Community Partners
- CTE FAQ
- Life After High School Planning Guide
Visit iusd.org/MindfulMondays to watch all Mindful Monday Videos.