The Linked Learning approach includes a technical component of three or more courses, taught in a sequence, that help students progressively gain the knowledge and skills that can give them the head start on a successful career and transition to post-secondary education. These courses are called Career Technical Education courses or CTE courses. Most CTE courses are approved for UC “a-g” credit and students may also earn dual enrollment college credit in some courses.
CTE courses are taught by credentialed teachers who have a special knowledge and experience in the industry theme of their career pathway. They are able to integrate core content and a career theme focus to classroom instruction and provide students exposure to industry profes