Lincoln Public Schools

 

Career and Technical Education

Carol Andringa, CTE Curriculum Specialist

Skills for LifeLong Learning, Earning and Living

The Mission of LPS Career and Technical Education is to prepare all individuals to LEARN through career exploration and technical skill development while meeting academic standards, EARN as productive citizens in a global society, and LIVE as a contributing member of their community.

Career and Technical Education provides students with:

  • Knowledge, attitudes and skills to live and work as productive individuals who are successful in their work, family and community
  • Educational experiences for personal and professional growth
  • Opportunities to apply academic knowledge and skills
  • World of work application of academic skills
  • Preparation to meet the challenges of a fast-changing society
  • Meaningful experiences through partnerships in the business community
  • Contextual learning, work-based learning and workplace skills delivered through a relevant, rigorous¬† curriculum
  • Personal development through student-led leadership, learning environments conducive to authentic assessment
  • Smooth transitions through the education system into the workplace and/or post secondary education

Career & Technical Education is delivered through a variety of programs of study in the Nebraska Career Fields.  The identified Nebraska Career Fields are delivered through CTE courses in LPS in the following disciplines:

  • Business/Technology
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Skilled and Technical Science
  • Work Experience