The CTC is the district’s traditional Career Technical Education (CTE) program site. Many of these programs offer opportunities to earn dual credits and/or industry recognized certification. The CTC offers 12 CTE pathways, including:

Animal Sciences
Automotive Service Technology
Certified Nursing Assistant
Computer Science
Culinary Arts
Cosmetology
Dental Careers
Fire and Rescue
Graphic Imaging Technology
Sound Engineering
Pharmacy Tech
TV Broadcasting
Welding Technology

Previously known as Construction, Engineering & Design during the 2019-20 school year.

The academy includes pathways in architecture and design, construction trades and mechanical, electrical and plumbing.

Architecture and Design Pathway

Students learn 3D modeling of residential and commercial buildings using hand drawings and computers. They work toward earning a certification in AutoDesk Inventor and/or Revit, earn college credit, and leave with a portfolio of drawings. Students participate in the Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Mentor program to work alongside industry professionals.

Career Preparation Courses

  • Grade 9: Preparing for College and Careers
  • Grade 10: Architectural Drafting and Design I
  • Grade 11: Architectural Drafting and Design II
  • Grade 12: Work-Based Learning Capstone OR Civil Engineering & Architecture

Career Possibilities

  • High School Diploma + Certification: Drafter
  • Associate Degree (2 Years): Surveyor
  • Bachelor’s Degree (4 Years): Architect, CAD
  • Designer, Project Manager, Civil Engineer

Construction Trades Pathway

Students design and build residential and commercial structures. They work toward earning certification from the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) and earn college credit. Students participate in the Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Mentor program to work alongside industry professionals.

Career Preparation Courses

  • Grade 9: Preparing for College and Careers
  • Grade 10: Construction Trades I
  • Grade 11: Construction Trades II
  • Grade 12: Work-Based Learning Capstone

Career Possibilities

  • High School Diploma + Certification: Construction Materials Tech, Painter
  • Associate Degree (2 Years): Construction Field Supervisor, Surveyor, Electrician
  • Bachelor’s Degree (4 Years): Estimator, Project Manager, Construction Inspector

Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Pathway

Students learn to service a variety of structures including commercial, residential and institutional buildings. They learn basic maintenance and repair skills related to air conditioning, heating, plumbing, electrical and other mechanical systems while working toward earning a North American Technician Excellence (NATE) certification and college credit. They participate in the Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Mentor Program to work alongside industry professionals.

Career Preparation Courses

  • Grade 9: Preparing for College and Careers
  • Grade 10: Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing I
  • Grade 11: Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing II
  • Grade 12: Work Based Learning Capstone

Career Possibilities

  • High School Diploma + Certification: Plumber, HVAC Tech
  • Associate Degree (2 Years): Industrial Maintenance Electrician
  • Bachelor’s Degree (4 Years): Estimator, Project Manager, Supervisor

The Law and Public Policy program provides students with the opportunity to explore the legal profession in depth. The program offers students the opportunity to get a true sense of the legal profession by providing them with real court experiences, learning opportunities from law professors and other legal professionals, and introducing them to the field of law enforcement. The program has partnerships with several institutions of higher education, including Butler University, Indiana University McKinney School of Law, and Vincennes University.

The Math and Science program includes math/science, pre-engineering and informational technology areas of study that include accelerated and enriched courses in the areas of mathematics, science, technology, communication and research. Students receive intensive instruction in advanced math and science, including sessions with university and research personnel. The pre-engineering sequence of courses, combined with college preparatory mathematics and science courses, introduces students to the scope, rigor and discipline of engineering prior to entering college.

New Tech provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in the 21st century. This program focuses on citizenship, work ethic, presentation, critical thinking and collaboration. Within the New Tech program, students acquire these skills through integrated group projects. New Tech teachers strive to develop students into the analyzers, evaluators and creators who will be successful in the global economy. As seniors, students have the opportunity to enroll in college-level courses if their high school course requirements are complete.

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