CTE programs connect students to over 80 specific career pathways or jobs.

On Saturday, October 27, 2018, middle school students and their families can stop by the DOE’s annual NYC CTE High School Fair to learn more about the exciting Career and Technical Education (CTE) high school programs located throughout the City.

CTE high schools provide students with opportunities to learn skills and gain real world experiences that are in high demand by today’s careers. City students can choose from over 270 CTE programs across 16 different career clusters, including:

  • Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources;
  • Architecture & Construction;
  • Arts, A/V Technology & Communications;
  • Business Management & Administration;
  • Finance;
  • Government & Public Administration;
  • Health Science;
  • Information Technology;
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security; and
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM).

Throughout the fair, participants will be able to speak with school leaders, current students, and industry partners to learn more about the City’s high-quality CTE offerings, including the courses, community partnerships, internships, and career paths they can provide their students. School representatives will also be available to showcase some of the robots, 3D printers, and drones that CTE students use throughout their coursework.

In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to attend our gender equity panel, “Bright Futures: Girls in CTE,” which will discuss how CTE programs can offer young girls pathways into careers where women are traditionally underrepresented.

Here’s what you need to know to attend this annual event:

NYC CTE High School Fair
Saturday, October 27, 2018 — 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
George Westinghouse High School
105 Tech Place
Brooklyn, NY 11201

In the event of severe weather conditions, please exercise caution while traveling. If you are unable to attend, but would like to know more about our 270+ CTE programs, please email ctenyc@schools.nyc.gov.

For more information about the fair and NYC’s CTE schools, please visit the City’s official CTE website.

Hope to see you on Saturday, October 27!


Programs like the nursing assistant program at the World Academy for Total Community Health High School (WATCH) are among the City’s many great CTE high school options.

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