Career and Technical Education


Current Students: Links to end-of-year survey forms

Please take a few minutes to give us your feedback about your CTE class this year to help make CTE the best experience possible for students! For those of you who are graduating (congrats!) or not planning to return to your current CTE class next year, please update your contact information so we can catch up with you next Spring. Thank you!

Apply NOW for 2017-18 CTE Classes

Your Career Starts Here!  Even though the Early Application Period for 2017-18 CTE classes is over and some classes already are filled, students and counselors should still used the Online Application form to apply and enroll in 2017-18 CTE classes. Programs still accepting students include:

  • AgriScience
  • Automotive Technician
  • Building Trades (Year 1 & 2)
  • CAD
  • Computer Coding & Gaming (Programming)
  • Computer Networking
  • Graphics Design (morning only)
  • Marketing
  • Welding
Photo of Sturgis 8th Grade students visit Welding lab at Glen Oaks Community College
Sturgis 8th Grade students visit Welding lab at Glen Oaks Community College

Congratulations to 2017 Breaking Traditions Award Winner

Sydney Miller, 2017 Breaking Traditions Award Winner
Sydney Miller, 2017 Breaking Traditions Award Winner

Congratulations to Mendon High School Senior Sydney Miller, winner of the Breaking Traditions Merit Award from the Michigan Department of Education for outstanding contributions in the Welding program at Glen Oaks Community College.  This award is given to students who excel in a program that is nontraditional for their gender. Sydney is a second year CTE student in the welding program and plans to attend Glen Oaks Community College in the fall.

CTE Student of the Quarter

Each marking period, the nine different programs in St. Joseph County’s Career & Technical Education (CTE) Consortium nominate students as “Student of the Quarter”. These students have distinguished themselves among the 550+ juniors and seniors enrolled in CTE classes. Students selected for the third quarter of the 2016-17 school year are:

Cheyenne Campbell, Mendon High School, Agriscience
Angel Guzman, Sturgis High School, Automotive Technologies
Carlos Leon, Sturgis High School, Automotive Technologies
Pedro Monroy, Centreville High School, Automotive Technologies
Alan Olvera, Sturgis High School, Automotive Technologies
Lauren Lash, Mendon High School, Marketing
Aoibhgreine Sloderbeck, Constantine High School, Medical Occupations
Sara Lewis, Centreville High School, Medical Occupations
Austin Limpert, Sturgis High School, Welding Technologies


CTE Video photoWatch the SJC-CTE Video to learn more about the nine different programs offered by your local high school that you can take for free!

The SJC-CTE Consortium includes Centreville, Colon, Constantine, Mendon, Sturgis, Three Rivers and White Pigeon High Schools. It is a service of the St. Joseph County ISD in collaboration with Glen Oaks Community College. See the video above, talk to your high school counselor,  or contact the SJC-CTE Consortium.  for more information.