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Career Technical Education in L.A. Unified


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Career Technical Education will be the primary purpose of the California K-16 education system, by promoting the state's economic development and providing students with the world-class knowledge and skill necessary to become successful and contributing members of society.

Career Technical Education will engage every student in high-quality educational programs, developed in partnership with business and industry.  It will promote creativity and innovation and allow all students to turn their passion into a paycheck.


The mission of California's Career Technical Education system is to provide industry-linked programs and services that enable all individuals to reach their career goals in order to achieve a high-quality lifestyle, to be competitive in the global marketplace, and to sustain California's economic dominance.

CTE-Linked Learning Administrator

Esther Soliman,

CTE Coordinator

Seema Puri,

CTE Specialist

Judy De La Torre,

CTE Advisors

Elizabeth Avalos,

Jose Castillo,

Pat Cervantes,

Michael Golden,

Karen Naverrete,

Brandon Thrasher,

New Teacher Support Team

Dr. Donna Lewis,

CTEIG Coordinator / CTE Vacancies

Azin Ghourchian,

Richard Prieto,

It is the law and LAUSD/CTE policy to afford equal rights and opportunities to all persons to attend school and participate in the District's programs and activities, regardless of actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, ethnic group identification, ancestry, nationality, national origin, religion, color, mental or physical disability, age, or on the basis of a person's association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation.