Career, Technical & Agricultural Education Vision
Georgia’s Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) secondary and postsecondary systems will continue to be a world leader in providing all students access to innovative, student-centered and affordable educational experiences that prepare them to succeed in current and emerging in-demand business and industries that drive economic prosperity for all Georgians.
Career, Technical & Agricultural Education courses and career pathways give students a head start in many technical and professional careers. When included as part of a student’s regular high school schedule they will:
- Attend project-based classes that give hands-on experience in their chosen field
- Learn what is it is like doing the work in your chosen field
- Discover any gaps they might need to fill in your coursework to meet job skill or
- Challenge yourself and gain skills that you can use wherever life takes you
- See how to take what you are learning and apply it in the working world
- Emphasize career preparation while still in high school
- Prepare yourself beyond a high school diploma to compete in the workforce
(News Release 01/22/2022)
HCSD’s CTAE Pathway Graduation Rate Exceeds State Average
The Hall County School District is proud to announce that its 2021 CTAE Pathway Graduation Rate of 97.64 exceeded the state average. The state of Georgia had a CTAE Pathway Graduation rate of 96.71 in 2021.
“This mark is the result of a collaborative effort among students, teachers, counselors, administrators, parents, and local business partners,” said Superintendent Will Schofield. “Our CTAE students are stepping up to the challenge of a rigorous curriculum and are acquiring critical skills that prepare them for work or post-secondary study. We congratulate them on a job well done.”