Imagine combining academics with real world experience
in a field that intrigues you. Imagine discovering what’s really out there through specialized field trips, industry mentors, and internships. Imagine leaving high school knowing where you want to go and how to get there.
Whether you’re headed for an advanced degree or want to explore possibilities within one of today’s top growing industries, East Side Union High School District’s Career Technical Education (CTE) Pathways give you a head-start toward both college and career. Immerse yourself in any of CTE’s pathways and get the support, skills and resources you need to succeed in career, college and life.
Dedicated counselors and collaborating teachers chart your progress.
Network, learn and see what it’s like to work in a high-skill, high demand field.
Know how to present yourself professionally and develop critical leadership and communication skills.
From CPR to CCNP and ACA, many CTE pathways allow you to earn industry certifications before you graduate.
Many Pathway classes are University of California a-g certified, giving you a head-start on college.
Collaborate with your peers and transform classroom theories into real-world applications.
Earn up to 15 community college units.
Share goals and take core classes with the same group of friends.
Participate in competitions, perform community service and meet industry professionals on specialized field trips, job shadowing, and more.
75 out of 100 of CTE graduates pursued postsecondary education.
A CTE-related associate degree earns $4,000 to $19,000 more a year than a humanities associate degree.
67-84% of students gain experience in technical & leadership skills, internships & job shadowing, and public speaking from their pathways.
90.28% of students agree that their chosen pathway is making a difference in their education
70-91% of students report significant progress in the 5 Cs – Communication, Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Creativity, and Community
89-92% of students enjoy being in a pathway and have positive connections with their teachers
Gain lifelong skills, experiences and specialized knowledge.
Every pathway lets you explore what’s really out there in a field of your choice before you even graduate from high school. Apply now and get a head start on college and your career.