This sector is designed to provide a foundation of knowledge and skills in careers related to energy, environment, and utilities. The pathways emphasize real-world, occupationally relevant knowledge, skills, and experiences of significant scope and depth in Environmental Resources, Energy and Power Technology, and Telecommunications.
The standards integrate academic and technical preparation and focus on career awareness, career exploration, preparation for entry to technical-level employment, and alignment with postsecondary programs focused on energy, utilities, and related fields.
“I just feel like I keep growing every year because of the skills that I've learned here. I didn't used to be like this at all. I used to not care about my environment but now I feel like I care so much to the point where I want to help.” — Environmental Studies Academy Student