Metropolitan Education District

Preparing Students to Thrive in College and Careers

  • 19 UC 'a-g' Approved Courses
  • 23 Career Technical Education courses available
  • 6.5M The U.S. faces a shortage of 6.5 million skilled workers over the next decade in key industries.
  • 77% 77% of employers from in-demand industries hired an employee because of knowledge and skills gained from their CTE experience.
  • $2.8M Individuals with associate degrees in CTE fields can earn up to $2.8 million in lifetime earnings – the same as bachelor’s degree holders.
  • 94% 94% of students concentrating in CTE graduated high school – 9 percentage points higher than the overall U.S. graduation rate.

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  • March 2023 CTE Newsletter

    March 2023 CTE Newsletter

    Spring is in the air. Not only are the flowers blooming, but our students are flourishing with growth as they continue their journey through our programs

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    February 2023 CTE Newsletter

    February is the nationwide celebration of Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month®, which raises awareness of the role of career and technical education in readying students for college and career success.

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  • #GivingTuesday


    This year, we are participating in the #GivingTuesday campaign, a movement created in 2012 that has grown to inspire hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity!

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  • December 2022 CTE Newsletter

    December 2022 CTE Newsletter

    As 2022 comes to a close, I can’t help but reflect and be proud of the work we have done with businesses, community organizations, and our industry partners, all which continue propelling us in meeting and exceeding our mission: to prepare high school and adult students for future success in college and careers. 

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