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Title: Welcome to Career Pathways!


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Welcome to Career Pathways!
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What is a Pathway?
  • A Pathway is a sequence of courses within your
    area of interest.
  • A Pathway connects from high school to college
    for a specific degree and/or career.
  • Many of the Pathway classes offer concurrent
    enrollment credit.
  • A Pathway will save you time and money towards
    a college degree.

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Why Pathways?
Top 5 reasons to participate in CTE Career
Pathways
1. Acquire technical skills training.
2. Hands-on learning.
3. Jump-start future career.
4. Earn college credit while in high school.
5. Save time and money!
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CTE Pathways
Sampling of Pathways Within Eight Areas of Study.
Food Science Culinary Arts
Marketing Management
Animal Science
Drafting/CAD
Child Development
Pre-Engineering
Digital Media
Firefighting
Electronics
Accounting Finance
Biotechnology
Interior Design
Nursing
Travel Tourism
Agricultural Systems Technology
WHICH ONE WILL YOU CHOOSE?
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Ask yourself?
  • WHAT do I want to be doing in 5 years?
  • WHAT do I want to be doing in 10 years?

OR
Developing a new medication?
Asking, Do you want fries with that?
6
Did you know?
90 percent of jobs require additional training
beyond high school.
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Ask yourself?
  • WHAT classes should I take to get ready for
    college or post high school training?
  • WHAT does it cost to go to college or post high
    school training?

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Ask yourself?
  • WHY should I plan?
  • WHY should I study?
  • WHY should I graduate from high school?

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Ask yourself?
  • HOW can I make enough money?
  • HOW do I find a career?
  • HOW can Pathways help me?

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Earning Power
Earning Power
Education Level Average weekly income for full-time work Unemployment Rate
High School Dropout 522 7.1 percent
High School Diploma 704 4.4 percent
Associate Degree 846 3.5 percent
Bachelors Degree or Higher 1,393 2.1 percent
Education Pays!
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CTE, keeping it real.
Classroom instruction connects to the REAL world
of work and future career opportunities.
Statistics indicate that CTE graduates are worth
higher wages because they are more productive
than other workers.
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CTE Pathways
  • Will jump-start your future career.
  • Will give you unlimited opportunities.
  • Will help you plan for life after high school,
  • before graduation.
  • Will save you time and money.

Your career is the trip of a lifetime Get
Directions!
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Check out CTE
For more information about CTE Career Pathways
Log on to www.utahcte.org
Career Pathways Opportunity, Money, and
Security!
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To-Do List
  • Surf www.utahcte.org
  • Talk to teacher
  • Pick-up Pathways brochure from teacher
  • Text friends about CTE
  • Tell parents about CTE
  • Make appointment with school counselor

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Career and Technical Education
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