• CTE Programs of Study in WCSD 

    Career & Technical Education Programs 2024 Video Highlights

    Washoe County School District offers more than 35 Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs of study across all of its comprehensive high schools.  CTE programs blend classroom instruction with hands-on work, leadership development, and career exploration. These 2 to 4-year programs are certified by the Nevada Department of Education, and maintain rigorous standards in quality curriculum, staff expertise, industry-standard equipment, and alignment with the workforce development needs of our local and regional economy. Students have opportunities to earn industry certifications and college credit while developing workplace readiness skills and connections with local businesses and organizations. Programs are offered in the following focus areas:

  • Signature Academies

    Signature Academies are spotlighted comprehensive CTE high school programs. Students enrolled in Signature Academies receive priority CTE elective course registration each year and are expected to complete a four-year focused career pathway program.  These courses of study provide a rigorous, applied curriculum that includes opportunities to earn college credit and industry certifications, gain 21st century skills, and develop connections between school and the real world. Programs are offered in Agricultural Science & Natural Resources, Business & Marketing, Engineering & Manufacturing, Information Technology, Media & Communications, Health Sciences & Human Services, International Baccalaureate, and Performing Arts.  

Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility

  • The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities.  For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns, please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page.

    For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.

    El Distrito prohíbe la intimidación, la intimidación cibernética, el acoso, el acoso sexual, la discriminación y / o las represalias en cualquiera de sus programas / actividades educativas, empleo y oportunidades de empleo. Para obtener la declaración completa del Aviso de No Discriminación del Distrito, así como los métodos para abordar preguntas e inquietudes, visite nuestra página de Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility

    Para más información visite   Civil Rights Compliance Department page.