Career and Technical Education

Helping students be successful

FCHS students work on an electric car

Whether students are preparing for college or on a path leading directly to a career, PSD Career and Technical Education gives students a curriculum to help them be successful in the workplace, higher education and community.

CTE classes 

About 50 CTE classes are offered at middle and high schools. Courses are rich with academics, integrating math, physics, writing/composition and computer literacy skills into the curriculum. Courses are offered in these fields:

  • Business & Marketing Classes
  • Family & Consumer Sciences 
  • Accounting, Economics, Finance
  • Engineering, Robotics
  • Architecture
  • Computer Applications
  • Electronics 
  •  Aerospace
  • Teacher Cadet
  • Production Systems
  • Construction, Building
  • Entrepreneurship

 

Career Pathways Program though FRCC

High school students may enroll in career and technical education programs at Front Range Community College through Career Pathways, a program funded by PSD and Thompson Valley School District. Students earn high school credit with the option to earn college credit.

Tuition is paid by PSD, but students pay their own program fees. Most classes are held at FRCC. Transportation is provided.

Classes are offered in:

  • Automotive Technology & Service
  • Medical Careers Exploration
  • Welding & Metal Fabrication

Find more information on the FRCC Career Pathways Program web page.

Contact Information

Career and Technical Education Coordinator
Tanya Alcaraz | 970-490-3652 | talcaraz@psdschools.org