- CTE Administration
- Curriculum & Assessment
- Occupational Program Areas
- Professional Development
- CTE Special Projects
The Curriculum office oversees the development, review, and revision process of Career and Technical Education frameworks. This process involves stakeholders throughout the state of Arkansas and is an ongoing and critical component to ensuring Arkansas students are engaged in current and relevant learning.
Career Pathway System
The Curriculum office also provides districts with guidance and support for the implementation and on-going support of initiatives designed to improve student performance and school climate. Some examples of these initiatives include:
- Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)
- Making Middle Grade Work (MMGW)
- High Schools That Work (HSTW)
- Technology Centers that Work (TCTW)
- National Career Academy Coalition (NCAC)
The Department of Career Education provides oversight for driver education programs in the secondary schools and driver education instructor certification.
ARCareerEd conducts online end of course testing for selected core courses in each program of study.
- State Start-up
Career and technical education help students acquire skills needed to begin the path to their occupational goals. Upon completion of the CTE program area courses, students will possess marketable job skills as well as college and career readiness skills needed to be successful in their chosen career path.
Our Occupational Programs Areas are:
The Program Areas in ARCareerEd develop and offer various content-related professional development sessions for teachers, administrators, and CTE coordinators. These sessions are held at various locations across the state to enable all to participate. The following page contains a list of upcoming professional development sessions and registration information.Click here for all CTE Professional Development