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Career Technical Education Foundation

Expanding and enhancing career technical education programs in Sonoma County

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What We Do

Bridge to Economic Prosperity

Aligning Education and Industry Through Competitive Grant Making

Grants to schools to enhance or expand programs for career technical education and training in Sonoma County.

College and Career Ready

Addressing Regional Workforce Needs through Education

Partnerships for industry-based learning and career exploration.

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Creating Relevance for Students Through Industry Engagement

Special initiatives that provide opportunities for all students to prepare for entry level-positions, lifelong careers, and post-secondary education.

66 programs

CTE programs implemented

$1.34 million grants

$ million grants

Students engaged

High Schools

Students completing Financial Literacy

%

CTE Graduates Placed

The Latest News…

Educating Students for the Real World Through Work Based Learning

NBBJ Publishes Our Thoughts on Work Based Learning A New Model for Sonoma County The North Bay Business Journal (NBBJ) this week published our guest article! Co-written by Kathy Goodacre, CTE Foundation Executive Director, and CTE Foundation Board Liaison Stephen...

October is Careers in Construction Month!

Industry analysts are projecting that more than 360,000 craft construction professionals will be needed in California by October 2019? That’s an astounding number of skilled trade jobs that need to be filled! The National Center for Construction Education and Research...

Our work is possible due to the generous support of public/private organizations and individuals like you. Your gift is tax deductible and will truly make a difference to hundreds of students every year.

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