ATTENTION PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES: WCPS will be holding an in-person Job Fair on March 18 and a Virtual Job Fair on March 29. Click on Job Fairs Link to learn more and/or to register for the March 29 event.
ATTENTION NEW, CURRENT, & PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES: New salary schedules with higher paying and/or more competitive salaries have been approved by the Wayne County Board of Education for all classified employees. Click on Salary Schedules Link to learn more!


Competency-based courses are offered in eight program areas, with each area having school-based, work-based, or community based learning opportunities.

1.  Agriculture Education
2.  Business and Information Technology
3.  Career Development Education
4.  Family and Consumer Sciences Education
5.  Health Occupations Education
6.  Marketing Education
7.  Technology Education (Middle Schools)
8.  Trade and Industrial Education

Combined with other academic offerings, the Division of Career and Technical Education assists all enrollees with career goals and high school graduation requirements.  Students are to have a career development plan outlining courses to be taken to meet a tentative career objective and obtain a high school diploma. Each student's career development plan will include courses from one of the pathways in the 2022-2023 WCPS Career Pathways document. Not all courses and programs are offered at every high school.

For more information, see the CTE Course Inventory and Essential Standards 2022-2023. The North Carolina Standard Course of Study Guide is to be used to plan Career and Technical Education programs.
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