What do CTE programs offer high school students?

Students enrolled in a CTE program meet Regents diploma requirements in addition to a CTE sequence. CTE programs offer NYC public school students with engaging opportunities to pursue industry-recognized credentials, participate in job shadowing and paid internships, and receive mentoring from professionals---critical experiences to prepare young people for entry to postsecondary education, training, and employment. Students graduate from CTE programs with a strong academic foundation, technical and employability/durable skills, and authentic work experience to compete successfully for careers in high-demand sectors of New York City’s economy.