Career and Technical Education



Apply NOW for 2017-18 CTE Classes

Your Career Starts Here!  Online applications are now being accepted for 2017-18. Click here to apply.

Most CTE classes fill quickly. Students should apply early to have the best opportunity to be placed in their first or second choice of CTE classes. Applications are time-stamped and may be used by schools to fill available slots.

The early application period for 2017-18 ends March 31, however, students may use the online application to apply for CTE classes at any time.

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

What’s Happening in CTE

  • Agriscience students sold fall mums and poinsettias to earn money for FFA activities and competitions
  • Building Trades students are busy at work building another Habitat for Humanity home in Centreville, Michigan
  • Graphic Design students participated in a branding and advertising design review panel at Glen Oaks Community College
  • The Welding class at Glen Oaks visited Morgan Olson in Sturgis to learn about job opportunities and new technologies

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 second quarter of the 2016-17 school year are:

Joshua Yoder, Mendon High School, Agriscience
Jeff Elder, Constantine High School, Automotive Technologies
Chloe Cornwell, White Pigeon High School, Graphic Design
Morgan Schneider, Three Rivers High School, Medical Occupations
Hayden Stauffer, Centreville High School, Medical Occupations
Isaac Pratt, 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.