CTE in the Renton School District
Renton School District CTE programs utilize innovative learning models to deliver curriculum that is relevant to current workplace demands and in line with industry standards. One of the strengths of the program is the strong partnership between CTE staff, the business community, the City of Renton, and community-based organizations.
Our goal is to help students:
- identify their strengths
- explore a variety of career options
- connect instructional activities to areas of interest
- interact with the business community at large
- prepare for education beyond high school
Career and Technical Education courses, both at the middle school and high school level, challenge students to develop academic, technical and personal skills through relevant and integrated learning experiences.
CTE in the Renton School District integrates the following:
CTE TEACHER SPOTLIGHT
Adapting the Manufacturing-skills Curriculum for Remote Learning
By Creed Tremaine Nelson
September 30, 2020
I am often asked, especially recently, what keeps me teaching? The answer seems obvious: My students. As a Career and Technical Education instructor who teaches aerospace, manufacturing and construction, my goal is to ensure students get the skills they need to pursue continued learning and rewarding careers after graduation. That goal remains the same no matter the learning format. Read more.
Teaches at Lindbergh High School
CTSO advisor for Skills USA Aerospace Assemblers and Construction
Outside of school Mr. Nelson enjoys building tree houses in the San Juan Islands and following the Mariners.
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