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Career and Technical Education

Career Awareness Events

Each month we focus on a different career pathway to explore. We host career speakers, field trips to local business partners, career fairs, trade up and our summer Internship Connect program. 

  Want to learn about careers, meet professionals, job shadow or go on a virtual field trip?  Check out:  Pathful Connect!

You're Hired: Youth Employment Fair!

 We had over 300 students from all our high schools participate in the Youth Employment Fair on May 16th at Edmonds Woodway High School. Employers were so excited and walked away with pages of potential candidates. They were hiring for summer, part time and full time employment, after graduation and apprenticeships. A big THANK YOU and Shoutout to our employers who partnered with us to get our students employed! 

Girls Build Event with BnBuilders

Partnering with BnBuilders, Brier Terrace Middle School held the Girls Build Event after school. The goal is introduce skilled and construction pathway, build confidence and have fun working together. BnBuilders provided all the materials, the project and many volunteers from all over their company. The girls met worksite supervisors, project managers, human resources, accounting, carpenter apprentices and more. 


  This was a hands-on event to try and learn about different trade careers. Juniors and Seniors spent the day chatting with industry professionals, learning about careers in the skilled/trade industries, and apprenticeships. 

  A big thank you to the Snohomish & Skagit County Labor Union, the many professionals, Worksource volunteers, County Council member, Megan Dunn,  Mayor Frizzell, City of Lynnwood, and the Edmonds Foundation for providing us an incredible lunch.

Healthcare Industry Leadership Table

Over 100 high school students from Edmonds School District joined the Healthcare Industry Leadership Table event in March. The event was hosted by the Washington Alliance for Better Schools, University of Washington and Kaiser Permanente to explore healthcare careers. 

  This two day event was held in person as well as virtually connecting the possibilities for our students in the healthcare career field.  They met professionals in Behavioral Health, Lab sciences, Emergency medical technician, physical therapy, reproductive health, speech pathology, neuroscience and more. 

 Check out the video of the events:  HILT VIDEO

Career Exploration: Worksite Tours & Career Speakers

  CTE helps students explore career opportunities through worksite tours and bringing career speakers to schools to meet professionals, connect classroom learning and introduce career opportunities.