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Vision, Mission and Core Values

Mission of CTE
To prepare students for further vocational and technical education and lifelong learning.
To prepare students for initial and continued employment.
To assist students in making educational and career decisions.
To apply and reinforce related learning from other disciplines.
To prepare students to make informed consumer decisions and apply practical life skills.​
To assist students in developing decision-making, communication, problem-solving, leadership and citizenship skills.

Vision Statement of CTE

Students view CTE as an integral part of the "whole school experience".
Parents recognize that CTE is paramount to achieving educational and career goals.
North Carolina retains and successfully recruits new Business and Industry because of a well-prepared workforce.
Partnerships within the Educational Community provide a seamless transition to educational and career goals. 

CTE Core Values

Quality: Commitment to excellence in everything we do
High Expectations: continually striving to reach optimum performance
Innovation:  The convergence of creative leadership, cutting-edge curriculum design, and effective instructional delivery for an ever-changing global economy
Dignity of all Occupations:  Work that is respected and has meaning and value to the individual, the employer, and society regardless of the level of financial compensation
Lifelong Learning:  The ability to adapt and upgrade individual skills in a rapidly changing world