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    Pathway1 Career & Technical Education 

    Start Here, Go Places! ~ Leading with Change ~


    Mission:  To empower all students to be successful citizens, workers and leaders in a global economy.

    Vision:  When students participate in Career and Technical Education as an integral part of the total school experience, and when parents recognize that Career and Technical Education impacts achievement of educational and career goals, and when partnerships impact the educational community to provide a seamless transition to educational and career goals, then North Carolina will develop a more talented workforce that successfully recruits and retains new business and industry and students will be empowered for success. 

    Purpose:  Career and technical education fulfills this mission by:

    • Preparing students for postsecondary education in career and technical fields and lifelong learning.
    • Preparing students for initial and continued employment.
    • Assisting students in making educational and career decisions.
    • Applying and reinforcing related learning from other disciplines.
    • Assisting students in developing decision-making, communication, problemsolving, leadership, and citizenship skills.
    • Preparing students to make informed consumer decisions and apply practical life skills.
    • Making appropriate provisions for students with special needs to succeed in career and technical education programs.


    • CTE will identify indicators of quality to ensure mutual expectations are met between CTE and CTE stakeholders.
    • High Expectations. CTE program concentrators will exit with high academic and technical skills.
    • CTE Leadership will guide cutting edge curricula design and instructional delivery.
    • Life-long Learning. CTE concentrators will be prepared to continue lifelong education and training.
    • Dignity of all Occupations. CTE stakeholders will recognize the value and dignity of all occupations

    Hertford County Public Schools Non-Discrimination Policy Statement

    Hertford County Public School System offers a wide range of Career and Technical Education programs that are available to all students without discrimination because of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, color, age, military service, disability, or gender, except where the exemption is appropriate and allowed by law. The Career and Technical Education program areas include:

    • Agriculture Education
    • Business, Finance and Information Technology Education
    • Career Development Education
    • Family and Consumer Sciences Education
    • Health Science Education
    • Marketing and Entrepreneurship Education
    • Technology, Engineering, and Design Education
    • Trade and Industrial Education

    Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding the laws may be forwarded to the designated compliance coordinator.


    Ernest Cooley Jr.

    Ernest Cooley Jr. 

    Director of Secondary Curriculum/ Director of Career & Technical Education

    Hertford County Public Schools

    701 N. Martin Street Winton, NC 27986

    (252) 358-1761 ext. 18434

    Hertford County Public Schools Declaración de Política no-Discriminatoria

    El Sistema de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Hertford ofrece una variedad de Carreras y de programas Técnicos que están disponibles para todos los estudiantes sin discriminación por motivos de raza, religión, origen o nacionalidad étnica, color, edad, servicio militar, discapacidad o género, excepto donde las exenciónes hayan sido permitida por la ley.

    Las áreas de los programas educaciónales, vocacionales y técnicos incluyen:

    • Educación Agronoma
    • Educación de Empresas, Finanzas y Tecnología de Informática
    • Educación para el Desarrollo de Carreras
    • Educación de Ciencias de la Familia y Consumidor
    • Didáctica de Ciencias de la Salud
    • Educación en Mercadotecnia
    • Tecnología, Ingeniería y Educación en Diseño
    • Educación de Industria de Libre Comercio

    Toda clase de preguntas, quejas o solicitudes de información adicional con respecto a las leyes pueden ser enviados al coordinador del cumplimiento de estás leyes.

    Título IX, 504 y Coordinador de ADA 

    Ernest Cooley Jr.

    Director de Educación Profesional y Técnica

    Hertford County Public Schools

    701 N. Martin Street Winton, NC 27986

    (252) 358-1761 ext. 18434