Career and Technical Education is about helping students, workers and lifelong learners of all ages fulfill their working potential. First and foremost it's about high school and college education that provides students with:
- Academic subject matter taught with relevance to the real world, often called contextual learning.
- Employability skills, from job-related skills to workplace ethics.
- Education pathways that help students explore interests and careers in the process of progressing through school.
- Get A Better Job. The overwhelming majority of jobs in this country require a high school diploma.
- Continue Your Education.
A GED diploma is accepted at most colleges and universities across the country as proof that you have completed your high school education. Some colleges even have a special scholarship program for GED graduates.
- Feel Better About Yourself.
By earning a diploma, many GED graduates experience a remarkable improvement in how they feel about themselves and their lives. It makes a difference!
- Increase Your Income.
Income increases with your level of education. A better job usually means better pay.