Our high school students have a great variety of Career and Technical Education (CTE) training opportunities available to them. Citizen advisory committees work with CTE educators to shape the programs. Each course of study is kept up-to-date with industry standards preparing each student for the next level of education or employment. Visit Course Offerings to see what each school has available.
SPOTLIGHT NTPS CTE
"THS Journalism Wins Awards" --- May 2013
"Not Your Father's Shop Class" -- April 2013
"Alaska Airlines Marketing Executive Returns to Alma Matter" - March 2013
"Timberline DECA Student Recognized as Youth Philanthropist of the Year" - November 2012
"Crystals Rhombic and Dentrities - CU Sulfate & AgNO3 Solutions on Copper" - project by Mr. Schlegel and River Ridge HS CTE Students.
"FBLA Farewell and message of Inspiration" - Si Cave, former North Thurston HS Student/2011-2012 Washington State FBLA President
"CTE Learning that Works" Brochure (OSPI): Latest brochure on CTE programs in Washington State.
Skills Imperative: How Career and Technical Education Can Solve the US Talent Shortage. US Chamber of Commerce encourages businesses to support CTE in high schools
CTE: An Investment in Success: Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board publication