Career – Technical and Workforce Education

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About Career/Technical and Workforce Education

November 29th, 2013

Career/Technical, and Workforce Education –  also known as CTE refers to:

Today’s cutting-edge, rigorous and relevant career/technical education (CTE) prepares our youth and adults for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers.

The link below contains fact sheets and other valuable information on CTE. This site is the Association for CTE, also known as ACTE.


Dearborn Public Schools’ CTE State-Funded Programs

November 29th, 2013

cte1The following CTE programs are offered through Dearborn Pubic Schools and receive state Added Cost (61.a1) funding. These programs are offered at Fordson, Edsel Ford, and Dearborn High Schools as well as the Michael Berry Career Campus.

  • Accounting/Finance – FHS
  • Business, Administration, Management, Operations (BAMO) – DHS, EFHS, FHS
  • Marketing, Sales, and Services – (School Store) DHS, FHS
  • Automotive (NATEF) – DHS,  EFHS, FHS
  • Hospitality/Bon Appetit Restaurant – MBCC
  • Software Specialist/Design – MBCC
  • Therapeutic Services (Medical/Health/Dental) – MBCC

Dearborn Public Schools’ Non-Funded CTE Courses

November 28th, 2013

DearbornSchoolsDearborn Public Schools offers CTE courses at Fordson, Edsel Ford, and Dearborn High Schools as elective options for students. Our course offerings/categories include:

  • Industrial Education  –  Woodshop, intro to technology, home repair technology, welding, auto tech
  • Business/Marketing Education
    Introduction to Marketing
    Marketing Management
    School Store 1, 2, 3, 4
    Introduction to Business
    Intro. to MS Office/Keyboarding
    Business Law 1 and 2
    Accounting 1, 2, 3, 4
    Computer Applications
    Introduction to Web Page Design
    Career Explorations
    Personal Finance
    Business Math
    Advanced MS Office
    Work Based Learning
  • Family and Consumer Science Education (FCS) – Personal and family living, health, cooking, parenting, confident consumer

CTE Teachers at Berry Career Campus for professional development activity on January 24, 2014.





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