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Career & Technical Education

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Career & Technical Education

CTE Main Street

617 Montgomery Street
Chicopee, MA  01020
TEL:  413-594-3555, FAX:  413-594-3402

Career & Technical Education Director
Kenneth Widelo

kwidelo@chicopeeps.org

 

Career & Technical Education Coordinator
Carl Ingram

cingram@chicopee.k12.ma.us


Program Description:

Career and Technical Education Profile

2014-2015

The Career and Technical Education component of the Chicopee Public Schools provides secondary students of Chicopee with an educational complement. Students who select Career and Technical Education will graduate with solid academic preparation along with advanced technical skills necessary for acceptance to a post-secondary institution.

Career and Technical Education offers the following nine Massachusetts General Laws (MGL) Chapter 731 programs:

Click on the links below to see the courses offered in each department.
 

  1. Automotive Technology

  2. Business and Information Technology

  3. Carpentry

  4. Culinary Arts

  5.   Design and Visual Communications

  6. Drafting

  7. Electricity

  8. Horticulture

  9. Information Support Services and Networking

  10. Machine Tool Technology

  11. Metal Fabrication and Joining Technology


    Career and Technical Education also offers all District secondary students the opportunity to participate in hybrid hi-tech elective programs such as CISCO, Graphics Communications, Digital Photography and Business and Information Technology.


    Articulation agreements are in place with Springfield Technical Community College and Holyoke Community College. The articulation agreements allow students to receive college credit upon successful completion of Career and Technical Education courses.


    The Career and Technical Education program is a member of the nationally recognized High Schools That Work network, which enables all students to succeed in high standards core academics taught at the college preparatory level with an equally challenging regimen of technical courses.

Entry Criteria:

Career and Technical Education maintains an "open admission" policy based upon the space available in each program. Retention in Career and Technical Education is based upon student progress and successful fulfillment of academic and technical requirements

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© 2014 CHICOPEE PUBLIC SCHOOLS -CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION
617 MONTGOMERY STREET, CHICOPEE, MA 01020
TEL: 413-594-3555, FAX: 413-594-3402

 


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