At its best, career and technical education uses technology, real-world experiences to prepare students for post-secondary success.

Kyle Hartung in "Schools Focus on Boosting Students’ Future Career Options"

Published jan. 03, 2020

Virginia’s Fairfax County Public Schools re-envisioned what career-focused education could look like. That effort began in the early 1990s and spurred a systemwide resurgence in career and technical education. The district now offers 16 career clusters, exposing students to a variety of technologies, from medical manikins to VEX robotics and 3D design tools such as Autodesk.