Louisiana - Content Standards: Career and Technical Education Standards

Career and Technical Education

The State Education Agency has authority over the adoption of Career and Technical Education Standards.


Jump Start is Louisiana’s innovative career and technical education (CTE) program. Jump Start prepares students to lead productive adult lives, capable of continuing their education after high school while earning certifications in high-wage career sectors. Students are required to attain industry-promulgated, industry-valued credentials in order to graduate with a Career Diploma. (Jump Start is an elective path for students pursuing a university-preparatory diploma.)  

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