Career and Technical Education

What is cte?

High school students choose to enroll in CTE program because of the incredible opportunities they provide. Students learn about and use cutting edge equipment and technologies with professional mentors who are deeply connected in their industry. CTE programs prepare students for college and a wide range of high-wage and high demand careers.


Explore the scientific method of raising over 20 different species of marine plants and animals. It’s the fastest growing food production method in the world.

Automotive Technology

Want to learn modern automobiles from A to Z? Interested in how engines work, troubleshooting and repairing vehicles?

Building Trades

Curious about carpentry, masonry, electrical and power installation? A dive into building construction and finishing.

Criminal Justice

Interested in what it takes to be a Police Officer or work in an investigative or forensics career?

Culinary Arts

Want to become a Chef? A Baker? Learn what it takes to be successful in the Culinary Industry.

Diesel Technology

Diesel engines, electrical theory, testing and repair and all the systems of big rigs sound interesting?

Early Childhood Education

Curious what it takes to teach young children and educate their families or guardians? What is ‘high-quality’ childcare?

Health Occupations

Interested in a career in Health Sciences? Health care, therapy, infection prevention and control, anatomy and physiology and the human life cycle?

Welding Technology

What does it take to become an Industrial and Artisan Welder? Learn the trade that holds so much of the world together.

Mission Statement

The mission of Coastal Washington County Institute of Technology is to empower students to be successful citizens, workers, and leaders in a global economy while providing lifelong learning with academic and technical preparedness to succeed in their chosen careers.