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Industrial & Technology Education

Programs that provide students with insight into and an understanding of the technological nature of our culture.

Industrial and technology education (ITE) prepares middle grade students for successful transition to the workforce and participation in home, community, and post-secondary education. Students in ITE programs today are mastering curricula featuring basic scientific principles, mathematical concepts, and communication skills in the career pathways of building trades and construction technology, energy and utilities technology, engineering and design technology, manufacturing and product development technology, and transportation technology.

Industrial and technology education programs:

Resources

  1. California Career Technical Education (CTE) Standards and Framework
    Current information on the status of the California CTE Standards and Frameworks for ITE and other sectors.
  2. California Industrial and Technology Education Association External link opens in new window or tab.
  3. State Center Consortium External link opens in new window or tab.
    Consortium provides career awareness materials, educator/employer partnership training, curriculum integration training, resources for workplace learning, workshops and conferences.
  4. U.S. Department of Education – Office of Vocational and Adult Education External link opens in new window or tab.
  5. U.S. Department of Education – Career Technical Education External link opens in new window or tab.
  6. States' Career Clusters Initiative External link opens in new window or tab.
    Information to link what students learn in school with the knowledge and skills they need for success in college and careers.
  7. Career and Technical Education Consortium of State External link opens in new window or tab. – Vocational Technical Education Career Cluster
    California's fifteen industry sectors are closely aligned with sixteen national career cluster titles developed by the United States Department of Education.
  8. Automotive Youth Educational System
    Partnership between automotive manufacturers, automotive dealers, and local high schools/Regional Occupational Centers and Programs that prepares young people for challenging, well-paid careers in automotive service.
  9. California State University, Los Angeles External link opens in new window or tab. – Department of Technology
    Prepares technology education students for a career in a technology major.

Contact Information

Lloyd McCabe, Ed.D, Education Administrator I

Career Technical Education Leadership and Instructional Support Office
Career and College Transition Division
California Department of Education
1430 N street, Suite 4202
Sacramento, CA 95814

Questions:   Career Technical Education Leadership and Instructional Support Office | 916-322-5050
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