Career and Technical Education

Welcome to the Career and Technical Education Department!
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BCPS Summer Internship/Job Shadowing/Work-Based Learning Application

The mission of NC secondary Career and Technical Education is to empower all students to be successful citizens, workers 
and leaders in a global economy.

Debbie Jennings, CTE Director

828-448-3163

             Jamie Norton,  CTE Coordinator
         828-448-3165
 Pam Turner, Administrative Assistant
828-448-3162



 
T.R. RobinsonCareer Development
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Instructional Management Coordinator
East Burke High School
828-397-5541
Draughn High School
828-879-4200
 
Amy ShupingCareer Development
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Instructional Management Coordinator
Freedom High School
828-433-1310
Patton High School
828-433-3000
 
Paul Gantt, Project Lead the Way Coordinator County-Wide
828-228-2755


Fire Academies at Draughn and Patton High

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Firefighter I students at Draughn High try on their turn-out gear for the first time and begin to take the role of firefighters. Programs at Draughn and Patton have begun their 2nd year with student firefighters in training.

Promoting Health Science Programs

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Mrs. Silvey is promoting her Health Science program at Patton High during their recent Open House. BCPS offers Health Science Programs at all four traditional high schools with the opportunity for students to earn the Nurse Aide I credential before graduation.


 

Project Lead the Way in Burke County Schools

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PLTW at Patton and East Burke High






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