Skip to Content Skip to Footer Accessibility Concerns

Career & Technical Education

  Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs prepare students to enter the workforce with the academic and vocational skills needed to compete successfully in the job market. CTE courses typically include competency-based learning.  Students achieve academic excellence through authentic, hands-on, career focused learning. They graduate with the skills necessary for successful entry into post-secondary, career, and life opportunities. CTE programs are the backbone of a strong, well-educated workforce, which fosters productivity in business and industry and contributes to America’s leadership in the international marketplace.

West-MEC (Western Maricopa Education Center) is a public school district dedicated to providing students innovative Career & Technical Education programs that will prepare them to enter the workforce & pursue continuing education.  

West-Mec Website


Dysart Unified School District CTE Programs



Marketing Program Image

Architecture Program
Architecture Program Learn more about the CTE Architecture Program at Shadow Ridge High ...
Pathway to Career Readiness
Pathway to Career Readiness Meet Jordan Chamberlain, a former Dysart District student who utilized Engineering opportunities at ...