CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Advancing career technical education programs in Sonoma County

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STRONG SCHOOLS, STRONG COMMUNITIES, STRONG ECONOMY

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PREPARING OUR FUTURE WORKFORCE

Ensuring success in college and career

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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66 new or enhanced CTE programs implemented since 2013

new or enhanced CTE programs implemented since 2013

students engaged in CTE programs

$1.34 million grants

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 $1.34

million in grants to schools

1731 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

Founder Tony Crabb Interviewed by The Press Democrat

The Press Democrat talked to our founder, Tony Crabb, to learn more about his "light-bulb moment" and the importance of bringing relevancy to education. It started one day while visiting Healdsburg High School's Construction and Sustainability Academy, there he...

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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