Career Technical Education

Career Technical Education (CTE) Programs

Quick Overview of CTE

CTE 2-Minute Informational Video

Career Technical Education Quick Facts

CTE in Salem-Keizer Summary Brochure

CTE in Salem-Keizer, Spanish

CTE in Salem-Keizer Summary Brochure

CTE in Salem-Keizer, English

  • Our district has 33 state-approved CTE programs and 13 startup programs.
  • 5 CTE Programs off Industry Certification
  • CTE program courses are offered at the high schools and at the Career & Technical Education Center (CTEC). See the table below for a list of programs and locations.

CTE Programs and Locations

High SchoolCTE Program
CTECAgriscience (2019‐20)
CTECAuto Body Repair and Painting
CTECBusiness Dev. and Leadership
CTECDrone Technology and Robotics
CTECLaw Enforcement
CTECManufacturing, Welding and Engineering
CTECResidential Construction
CTECVideo and Game Design Animation
CTECCulinary Arts and Management (2019‐20)
McKayAutomotive Technology
McKayBasic Nursing Assistant
McKayComputer‐Aided Drafting
McKayConstruction Technology
McKayCulinary Arts
McNaryAutomotive Technology
McNaryBusiness Management
McNaryConstruction Technology
McNaryCulinary Arts
McNaryGraphic Design
McNaryMedia Production
North SalemCabinetmaking
North SalemCulinary Arts
North SalemEarly Childhood Education
North SalemEngineering Technology
North SalemGraphic Design
North SalemHealth and Pharmacy Services
North SalemMarketing
RobertsBusiness Entrepreneurship
RobertsEducation and Teaching
South SalemBroadcast Journalism
South SalemComputer Programming
South SalemCulinary Arts
South SalemGraphic Design
South SalemManufacturing
South SalemMarketing
SpragueAutomotive Technology
SpragueComputer‐Aided Drafting
SpragueEducation and Teaching
SpragueEnvironmental Science
SpragueSports Medicine
West SalemBanking and Finance
West SalemComputer Programming
West SalemEarly Childhood Education
West SalemEmergency Services
West SalemHealth Services

Career Technical Education Center - Learning that Works

The Career Technical Education Center (CTEC) is located at 3501 Portland Road NE.

CTEC is a building location separate from the Salem-Keizer high schools.

For more information, please visit the website:

CTEC Website

Free CTE Summer Camps for Middle School Students 2019

Boy using lug wrench on car tire while another boy watches

“CTE– Roadmap to Success” is a free immersive and unique summer program that will engage students in one of 6 different content strands intentionally designed for their connection to existing and planned CTE programs in SKSD and in response to the strength and projected growth in high-wage, high-demand jobs in our region.

Current high school and middle school Career and Technical Education teachers will operate interactive, hands-on camps to highlight the career pathways students can engage in at the high school level. Student must be enrolled at Salem-Keizer Public Schools during the 2018-19 school year to be eligible for participation.


The application process has finished, and students who will be eligible to attend the Middle School Summer Camps will be notified after May 24, 2019, with either an email or phone call. Parents of students who were not selected in the lottery will also be notified by email or phone that their students were placed on a wating list.


Public transportation passes for Cherriots will be provided upon request.


Breakfast and lunch will be provided. If there are any dietary concerns, restrictions, or requests please make sure to note them on the application.

Question? Contact the Program Coordinator

CTE in Action

Download Attachments

File Description Date added File size
CTE Summer Camp Flyer 2019 English MS Summer Camps
March 13, 2019 11:59 am 188 KB
CTE Summer Camp Flyer 2019 Spanish Middle School Camps
March 13, 2019 11:59 am 195 KB
CTE Concentrators Report Report for 2016-17
July 1, 2019 8:37 am 84 KB
CTE Newsletter Winter 2018
January 4, 2019 3:39 pm 213 KB