Dr. Lhe Smith, Career and Technical Education Supervisor
Mrs. Christine Good, Career and Technical Education Specialist
Ms. Danielle Meyer, Work-Based Learning Specialist
Career and Technical Education (CTE) are courses in grades 6 - 12 that contain competency-based instruction, student professional organizations, work-based learning experiences, and industry-relevant credentials*.
*Industry credentials are offered in certain career and technical education courses.
Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee (CTEAC)
The CTEAC will meet monthly during the school year to discuss the planning, implementing, and assessing of career and technical education programs.
The functions of the CTEAC will be as follows:
- Advise LCPS of needs in career and technical education;
- Participate in the development of priorities and strategies for meeting the identified needs of career and technical education students;
- Submit periodic reports and recommendations regarding CTE to the division superintendent for transmission to the school board;
- Review the policies and procedures for the provision of career and technical education and related services; and
- Participate in the review of the Perkins V plan, Federal Program Monitoring, and Civil Rights Review.
Meetings will be held on the third Wednesday of each month from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM.
Please visit www.lcps.org/cteac for the official CTEAC website.
This is an annual notice of the availability of the postsecondary education and employment data published by the State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV) on its website pursuant to § 23.1-204.1.Below are colleges and universities in the state of Virginia to assist in postsecondary education:
- Appalachian College of Pharmacy
- Averett University
- Averett University Non-Traditional
- Blue Ridge Community College
- Bluefield College
- Bridgewater College
- Central Virginia Community College
- Christendom College
- Christopher Newport University
- College of William and Mary
- Dabney S. Lancaster Community College
- Danville Community College
- Eastern Mennonite University
- Eastern Shore Community College
- Eastern Virginia Medical School
- Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Emory and Henry College
- Ferrum College
- George Mason University
- George Washington University
- Germanna Community College
- Hampden-Sydney College
- Hampton University
- Hollins University
- J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
- James Madison University
- Jefferson College of Health Sciences
- John Tyler Community College
- Liberty University
- Longwood University
- Lord Fairfax Community College
- Lynchburg College
- Mary Baldwin College
- Marymount University
- Mountain Empire Community College
- New River Community College
- Norfolk State University
- Northern Virginia Community College
- Old Dominion University
- Patrick Henry Community College
- Paul D Camp Community College
- Piedmont Virginia Community College
- Radford University
- Randolph College
- Randolph-Macon College
- Rappahannock Community College
- Regent University
- Richard Bland College
- Roanoke College
- Shenandoah University
- Southern Virginia University
- Southside Virginia Community College
- Southwest Virginia Community College
- Sweet Briar College
- Thomas Nelson Community College
- Tidewater Community College
- University of Mary Washington
- University of Richmond
- University of Virginia
- University of Virginia's College at Wise
- Virginia Commonwealth University
- Virginia Highlands Community College
- Virginia Military Institute
- Virginia State University
- Virginia Tech
- Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
- Virginia Union University
- Virginia Wesleyan College
- Virginia Western Community College
- Washington and Lee University
- Wytheville Community College
Career and Technical Student OrganizationsCareer and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO) enrich student knowledge through co-curricular instruction, personal and civic development, applied project-based learning, and real-world application.Students enrolled in career and technical education courses are members of the local CTSO related to their courses and area of interest and are provided with opportunities to apply academic, technical, and employability knowledge and skills necessary in today’s workforce.
Career Clusters and Pathways
Course Offerings and Curriculum Guides
Click Course Offerings and Curriculum Guides to view all of the career and technical education courses and curriculum guides in the home middle school and high schools.
Which career and technical education courses does my high school offer? Click here for the full list.
Click the link below for course descriptions, grade levels, lab fees, course codes, and more!
Job Outlook Data
- Which jobs are expected to grow or decline in Virginia?
This Job Outlook brochure lists a sampling of high-growth occupations by educational attainment and annual wages projected to 2024 as well as occupations that are projected to decline.
- What are the top 100 professions in the Commonwealth by median pay?
Click here for the top 100 professions in the Commonwealth by median pay.
- What are the top 10 degree programs at institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth by median pay of program graduates?
Click here for the 10 degree programs at institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth by median pay of program graduates.
- Which jobs are expected to grow or decline in Virginia?
Military Science Admissions for 2021 - 2022 School Year
NJROTC Admissions for the 2021 - 2022 School Year
This application was for the NJROTC (Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps) program at Loudoun County High School (415 Dry Mill Rd SW, Leesburg, VA 20175) for the 2021 - 2022 School Year. The application was open to LCPS Grade 8 middle school students who are not zoned to attend Loudoun County High School.
The application closed on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST.
LCPS Transportation will be provided in the 2021 - 2022 school year.
Please review the 2021 - 2022 NJROTC Admissions Information Document as it contains additional information.
The NJROTC program hosted a virtual information session on Monday, December 14, 2020, at 1900. Please click here to view the recording.
All decisions have been emailed to applicants. Students, please check your LCPS email for an update.
The NJROTC Admissions Committee
The NJROTC Admissions Application is for the NJROTC (Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps) program at Loudoun County High School (415 Dry Mill Rd SW, Leesburg, VA 20175) for LCPS Grade 8 middle school students who are not zoned to attend Loudoun County High School.
Current LCPS high school students would have to apply through the Office of Special Permission to attend Loudoun County High School. This application process is with the Office of Special Permission and is separate from the NJROTC Admissions Application. Please visit https://www.lcps.org/SpecialPermission to apply for Special Permission.
Work-Based Learning (WBL) Experiences in CTE
The LCPS Business Partnerships Network currently includes 800+ organizations from the public and private sectors. The LCPS Business Partnerships network collaborates with the Loudoun School-Business Partnership (SBP) Executive Council, which seeks to be a progressive leader in establishing effective and creative partnerships.
The LCPS Business Partnerships Network is supported by the following offices within the Department of Instruction.
- Career and Technical Education (Work-Based Learning)
- Academies of Loudoun (Placement Services)
- Community Connections (Job for a Day, SBP Executive Council)
- Computer Science (Experiential Learning)
Visit bit.ly/LCPSWBL2020 to learn more about the 11 types of Work-Based Learning (WBL) experiences!
To get involved, complete the brief Business Partnerships Network Placement Survey to connect with the appropriate LCPS point of contact!
Annual Notice of Nondiscrimination:
Loudoun County Public Schools offer a wide range of Career and Technical Education programs, including Agricultural Education, Business & Information Technology, Career Connections, Family & Consumer Sciences, Health & Medical Sciences, Marketing, Military Sciences, Technology and Engineering Education, and Trade & Industrial Education.
Loudoun County Public Schools and its Career and Technical Education Programs do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and, if applicable, provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.