Career Technical Education CTE

For more information about CTE, visit

College & Career Pathways
What's a Pathway

Partner Web Sites
Coastline ROP

Vital Link http://vitallinkoc.org


Foothill Education and Technology (FEAT) Brochure


CTE Industry Standard Certifications

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CTE Links

CTE News Page

EdSource: Growth of career programs emphasizing hands-on learning offer students new opportunities 12/01/16

TUSD STEM Students & Teachers Featured in CCTV America Network Story 6/01/16

Beckman High School Hosts Eighth Annual SoCal Student Film Festival 4/21/16

Columbus Tustin & Foothill Robotics Teams Win at Local Tournament and Move on to State Championships 1/26/16

Foothill Engineering Teacher Jeff Farr Wins High-Tech Innovation in Education Award 10/13/15


CTE Advisory Committee

Career Technical Education CTE)

Community Advisory Committee 2016-17

  • BHS Student, BHS Student – Media Arts
  • Jeffrey Bonds, FHS Counselor
  • Tammie Bullard, TUSD Board Member/Industry Representative
  • Maggie Burdette, Columbus Tustin Principal
  • Kurt Christy, THS Parent
  • J.S. Coke, CROP Director, Curriculum, Instruction, and Accountability
  • Debbie Farr, FHS Teacher
  • FHS Student, FHS Student – Graphic Design / Media Arts
  • Tim Grave, THS Assistant Principal
  • Ed Hernandez, THS Teacher
  • Camelia Huerta, Program Manager I, Employment Development Department
  • Grant Litfin, TUSD Director, Secondary Education
  • Gigi Manning, BHS Teacher
  • Chris Perdue, Reset Entertainment/Industry Representative
  • Corinne Pysher, THS Counselor
  • Donnie Rafter, BHS Principal
  • Erica Rosas, BHS CROP Career Specialist
  • Julie Sam, THS Career Specialist
  • Debby Sawczuk, FHS CROP Career Specialist
  • Dwight Schmidt, BHS Counselor
  • Student, THS Student - Engineering
  • Jim Walters, Spec Services/Industry Representative
  • Mike Williams, FHS Principal

CTE Advisory Agendas & Minutes

TUSD CTE Pathway Offerings

Detailed Pathway Breakdown:

Applied Medical

Applied Medical/Athletic Training

Computer Science/Robotics

Computer Science/Software Engineering

Culinary Arts


Graphic Design


Media Arts

Music Technology

Visual Imagery


CTE Work-Based Learning (WBL)
Project-Based Learning (PBL Opportunities)




FIRST Robotics

MIT InveTeams

OC Maker Challenge

OC Mayors Cyber Cup

Rescue Robotics

Southern California Film Festival

TUSD Board Meeting Television Production

UCI Energy Invitational

VEX Robotics

Middle School CTE Pre-Pathway Offerings

Arts, Media, Entertainment
(Pioneer, Orchard Hills, Utt)


(All TUSD Middle Schools)

(Currie MS)


High School Pathways (PDF)