School Resources

The CTE Central Team strives to support schools in building and maintaining strong programs for their students. Below are a variety of resources including links to widely used database portals for CTE educators and administrators. If you have suggestions for additional school resources we should note here, please contact us at

Key CTE Resources

CTE Calendar

Trainings, office hours, sector-based learning communities, events, meetings, WBL opportunities and key deadlines across all of the CTE Teams.

Career Pathways Portal (CPP)

A Comprehensive Web-Based Interface that NYC DOE Schools (CTE and Non CTE) use to track a student’s Career Readiness Benchmarks throughout their time as a NYCDOE High School Student. 

CTE User Experience Map

Broken down by CTE career clusters, this outlines what CTE student experiences may look like.

Work-based Learning (WBL) Toolkit

Resources to assist school leadership, work-based learning coordinators, teachers and their intermediary partners in designing, implementing and supporting quality Work-Based Learning activities for high-school students.

Program Approval Resource Guide

Provides guidance to NYC DOE high schools in developing and implementing CTE programs of study in alignment with the New York State Regents policy for the Career and Technical Education Program Approval Process.

Common Career Technical Core

The Common Career Technical Core (CCTC) is a state-led initiative to establish a set of rigorous, high-quality standards for Career Technical Education (CTE). The standards have been informed by state and industry standards and developed by a diverse group of teachers, business and industry experts, administrators and researchers.