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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:


Contact Information

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

Questions:   Career Technical Education Leadership Office | 916-322-5050
Last Reviewed: Monday, March 4, 2024