CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Advancing career technical education programs in Sonoma County

STRONG SCHOOLS, STRONG COMMUNITIES, STRONG ECONOMY

Career paths for students that strengthen their lives, our community & the economy

 

 

 

 

 

 

PREPARING OUR FUTURE WORKFORCE

Ensuring success in college and career

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPARK THE FUTURE!

Join Us on October 10th to celebrate education that sparks excitement, inspires exploration, and ignites the pursuit of a life to be passionate about.

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92 new or enhanced CTE programs implemented since 2013

new or enhanced CTE programs implemented since 2013

students engaged in CTE programs

$million grants

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 $1.75

million in grants to schools

2231 student completing financial literacy programs

students completing financial literacy programs

OUR SOLUTIONS

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. READ MORE

College and Career Ready

Addressing Regional Workforce Needs Through Education

Partnerships for industry-based learning and career exploration. READ MORE

Student with solar panels

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. READ MORE

Community WISE Project

Investing in STEM initiatives for girls and women that enrich learning and career opportunities. READ MORE

NEWS & UPDATES

First Food & Beverage Manufacturing Student/Industry Symposium a Success!

Students Connect with Employees and Hiring Managers to Learn About Career Opportunities Fifteen food and beverage manufacturers joined CTE Foundation in a first-ever event designed to introduce high school and college students to the wide variety of career paths...

CTE in Action: Sonoma Valley HS Student Takes on Power Mechanics

Annie has a look of intense concentration on her face. Peering in to the depths of a piece of machinery with the help of a flashlight held by her fellow student, she cranks an unseen part into place, intent on re-assembling the four-stroke combustion engine at her...

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.