W-WCHS Career Development Center

Last Updated: 1/27/2022 5:35 PM

 

CAREER EDUCATION AT W-WCHS

Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) is education about and for careers. CTAE was formerly known as vocational education. "The mission of CTAE is to educate Georgia's future workforce by engaging students in experiences that will prepare them for workplace success. Through CTAE, students see the relevance of their high school efforts to their future career goals..." (GaDOE). At W-WCHS students have eleven (11) Career Pathways from which to chose. All students complete at least one (1) pathway during their high school career. The career cluster areas in which pathways are offered include the following:

Visit the CTAE webpage for more information about pathways and courses offered: https://www.wilkes.k12.ga.us/1/Content/ctae. On this page, you will also learn about the Career and Technical Student Organizations students may join that are related to each career area. 

 

CARER DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

For your career development, use the tools and resources shared below to learn more about yourself and to educate yourself so you can make wise decisions for your future. 

 

Career Aptitude Discovery Tools

Georgia's In-Demand Careers

Georgia Department of Labor 

Career Awareness & Exploration

 

Military Exploration

 

College Preparation

 

Dual Enrollment

 

Paying for Your Education

 

Local Adult Education Programs

 

Now Hiring in Wilkes Co. Region

Employment Opportunities for Students & Community Members

 

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Wilkes County Schools Nondiscrimination Policy

 

W-WCHS CTAE Resources

CTAE News

CTAE Main Homepage

W-WCHS Online Career Development Center (accessible off campus)

W-WCHS Graduation Advisement Checklist (9th-12th Grade Academic & CTAE Courses Included)

CTAE Programs of Study & Career Pathways (click link for overview document)

CTAE Career Pathways, Course Descriptions, and Programs of Study

CTAE Course Registration Information

W-WCHS Work-Based Learning Program

Profiles in Hope: Life & Career Conversations & Tiger Success Stories--*Volunteers Needed*

Career Pathway-EOPA Testing Links

Career Aptitude and Interest Discovery Tools

YouScience Aptitude Assessment (accessible via the Infinite Campus SLDS portal)

Claim Your Future Game (Careers, Money Management)

Career Interests Game

Georgia's In-Demand Careers

Georgia's FREE Tuition Short-Term Programs for In-Demand Careers in Georgia = HOPE Career Grant 

Georgia's Hot Careers to 2028 

Georgia's STEM Careers to 2028

East Central Georgia Region In-Demand Careers to 2026

Georgia's High Skill, High Wage, High Demand Occupations List

Health Careers in Georgia Guide

Technical College System of Georgia

Georgia Department of Labor 

Career Exploration Tools

My Next Move - Career Exploration
  -Mi Próximo Paso - Career Exploration (in Spanish)

O-Net Online

Occupational Outlook Handbook

GPS For Success-The 16 National Career Clusters> Navigate Your Career Path to a Bright Future

Virtual Job Shadow - Career Videos  

CareerOneStop Career Exploration, Training & Job Information

CareerOneStop Career Cluster Videos

CareerOneStop Career Videos

Career Connections Videos (from PBS Learning)

CareerOneStop Industry Research Resources - Fastest-Growing, Largest Employment, Highest Paying

Industry Information - Overview & Outlook for All Industries

Career Videos by Industry

AgExplorer - Career Finder & Virtual Field Trips

Nursing Career Guides and Resources

Science Careers--Science Buddies

Science Careers--Biotech Careers

Careers Using Math

Art Careers


College Preparation

College Admission Test Prep. Resources 

Guide for the College Bound Athlete--NCAA Eligibility

 

Military Exploration

Military Career Exploration--U.S. Armed Forces

 

Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment Information (Georgia Futures)

Dual Enrollment Requirements for W-WCHS English 1101/1102

 

Paying for Your Education

Financial Aid Information and Resources
 

Local Adult Education Programs

Adult Education and Training Programs via Athens Tech. and Augusta Tech.

 

Now Hiring in Wilkes Co. Region

Employment Opportunities for Students & Community Members

 

Non-discrimination Notice

Wilkes County Schools Nondiscrimination Policy

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Phone: 706-678-2426   |  Fax: 706-678-2628