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Career Information and Preparation

Free Career Assessment Online

 www.cacareerzone.org  This is a great site!  Students will first need to complete an interest profile and then the results will lead them to careers that match their interests.  The site also provides up to date information on how much education is required for each career area.

 

http://www.educationplanner.org/students/career-planning/index.shtml  This is another great site!  Take advantage of any and all free resources to do planning and research for the future.  Excellent information.

Career and Technical Education

The California Department of Education's definition of Career Technical Education (CTE) is as follows: "A program of study that involves a multiyear sequence of courses that integrates core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge to provide students with a pathway to postsecondary education and careers."

Parents and students can learn more about CTE at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/