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    Washoe County School District

    Career & Technical Education 

    Success in today’s economy—defined as having a well-paying, fulfilling career—starts early. In Washoe County School District, students begin by exploring careers and aligning educational choices with their skills, abilities and interests as they progress toward graduation. This is often done by enrolling in a middle– or high-school career/technical education (CTE) program which allows students to learn hands-on technical skills and practice real-world behaviors needed for employment success. This experience, alongside academic knowledge, places students firmly on a path to graduation and a fulfilling career!



    Resources connecting WCSD students and families to high-demand jobs in our region. 

    WCSD CTE logo  Learn about WCSD CTE programs and opportunities.


    CTE College Credit  Discover FREE college credits for WCSD CTE students. 


          Career Exploration


     Explore WCSD Pathways to Career Success.



    Nevada CareerExplorer  A powerful career exploration tool for WCSD students.



    Internships    Find a WCSD Internship opportunity for your

    11th/12th grader.



    Industry Recognized Certification logo  Understand industry certifications and how they can help WCSD students earn a College & Career Ready Diploma!



    OWINN  Connect WCSD education options to Nevada’s in-demand occupations.


    WCSD Signatures & CTE  Connect WCSD Signature & CTE high school programs.