A Model for Success:
CTE programs are organized by 16 Career Clusters™ and 79 Career Pathways. CTE offers a compete range of career options for students, helping them discover their interests and the educational pathway that can lead to success in high school, college and their chosen career/profession. The avalible CTE programs at Mansfield Senior High are listed in the side menu. Our CTE programs are in 3 period blocks both Junior and Senior year giving you 3 elective credits each year you are in the program. Please click on each program to learn more about them.
Making a Difference
Nationwide, CTE programs are changing, evolving and innovating to create an environment of opportunity within our nation’s schools. Increasing the relevance and impact of student’s education. Improving graduation rates in high school and college. Actively helping students gain the skills, technical knowledge, and the rigorous academic foundation and real-world experience they need for high-skill, high-demand, high-wage careers.
Working for America:
With leadership from CTE State Directors and a dedicated army of educators, counselors and administrators, CTE is delivering outcomes through higher education and greater skills—and ultimately providing a skilled, sustainable workforce to enhance the performance and global competitiveness of American business and industry.
Partnering with Business:
CTE actively partners with employers to design and provide high-quality programs founded in the standards students must meet to compete in the job market. Through advisory committees, internships, teacher externships, workplace experience and other interactions, employers are able to share information about expectations, technical requirements and workplace behavior—driving innovation and world-class performance.
Investing in America:
The federal investment in CTE is authorized by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (commonly referred to as Perkins). All 50 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories rely on this funding to support secondary, postsecondary and adult CTE programs. Investing in CTE is vital to meet the urgent challenges of economic development, student achievement and global competitiveness—and keep America working.