Career & Technical Education programs serve approximately 1400 students enrolled in grades 9-12 in the Weakley County School System. These programs are designed to reflect the occupational demands of Weakley County and surrounding areas. Instructional areas provide students opportunities to explore various careers, while completers of specific programs of study should possess entry level skills for the workplace, transition to post-secondary programs, or additional training.
Programs available in Weakley County include:
> Agriculture Education
> Business & Information Technology
> Family & Consumer Science
> Health Sciences
> Integrated Systems Technology
> Marketing Education
Since the number and type of programs in a school are based on the school's size, student interest, and population to be served, not all programs are available at each school.
Career & Technical Education Programs in Weakley County strive to strengthen a student's academic and technical skills by:
> Incorporating academic principles with technical training
> Strengthening linkages with business/industry and post-secondary education
> Increasing the program relevance to workplace needs
These objectives are obtained by being more responsive to future market needs and emerging technology.