The Career & Technical Education department will ensure that all students from Vanguard Academy will be empowered through valued career preparation to compete in today’s global market and have a competitive advantage in the 21st century economic workforce.
Our mission is to educate, prepare, and train all Vanguard Academy students through rigorous career pathways that provide, A Purpose in Life A Reason for Learning" opportunities through industry certifications, partnerships, and real world experience.
CTE endorsements and pathways offered are as follows:
Business and Industry
- Business Management
- Information Technology, Networking & Cyber Security
- Graphic Design
- Audio/Video Production
- Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
- Education and Training
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
- Computer Science
CTE Student Organizations (CTSOs)
Career and Technical Education Student Organizations enhance student learning by providing leadership and competitive opportunities in various events. Vanguard Academy has established organization chapters and teams in various nationally recognized student organizations. In the 2021 school year, many of our student organizations participated in local, regional, and state competitions in which they also obtained awards and recognition. The organizations that we are a part of are listed below.