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Career and Technical Education

2306 Kingsley Avenue Building 21
Orange Park, FL 32073
Ph: 904-336-4500
Fax: 904-336-4408

Welcome to Career and Tech Education!

The Clay County District Schools is proud to offer robust Career and Technical (CTE) programs at each Junior High and Senior High School.  Students in 7th thru 12th grade are introduced to a wide variety of career paths with the ultimate goal of students being college AND career ready.  Students are able to choose from the following areas:

● Aerospace

● Agriculture

● Automotive

● Business

● Computer Systems/IT/Cybersecurity

● Construction including Carpentry, Drafting, Electrical, HVAC, and Welding

● Criminal Justice

● Culinary

● Digital Media including TV Production, Commercial Photography, Digital Design,

and 3-D Animation

● Early Childhood Education

● Engineering

● Fire Fighting

● Health Science

● Hospitality and Tourism

Students can participate in work-based learning activities in and outside the classroom, work with business partners, take field trips, participate in Career Shadowing, earn nationally-recognized industry certification and join Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs).   Our 130+ teachers serve thousands of students each year.  Teachers are masters in their field and are certified by the Department of Education or come from industry and are issued a district certified through the state.    

Business partners and community leaders provide real-world experiences for CTE students by hosting field trips, serving as guest speakers, conducting mock job interviews, serving as competition judges, and more!  Business partners also serve on 14 different advisory boards where they advise, assist, and advocate for CTE programs.  

National School Choice Website

Check out tips for choosing the right school for your child and explore the learning environment you’ve chosen or are interested in choosing on the Ultimate Guides to school choice website. You can also use the handy education glossary to dive deeper into the world of K-12 education.