W-WCHS Career Development Center

Last Updated: 1/5/2022 6:03 PM



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:

  • Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources
  • Business, Management & Administration
  • Information Technology
  • Education
  • Health Science

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. 



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



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