Washington - Content Standards: Career and Technical Education Standards

Area: 
Career and Technical Education
Year Adopted: 
2011
Summary: 

The State Board of Education has authority over the adoption of Career and Technical Education Standards, adopted in 2011.

Body: 

The Career and Technical Education Program Standards are designed to empower students to live, learn and work as productive citizens in a global society. CTE programs must meet standards established by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). The CTE standards are designed to ensure high-quality, consistent and relevant CTE programs as essential components of educational and career pathways. These standards provide OSPI with approval guidelines for CTE courses and guide the development and continuous improvement of Career and Technical Education programs in local school districts.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
04/27/2016