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Career and Tech Education High Schools – The Path to “Hire” Education

The Career and Technical Education High Schools in the region offer more than 400 different career paths to their students. While each school is organized differently, numerous tracks are available to meet the interests of students while addressing the needs of high-growth industries by closing the skills gap. Included are the arts/visual communications, construction, cosmetology, culinary and pastry arts, hospitality, engineering/manufacturing, agriculture and natural resources, human and animal health, human services, power and transportation, and many, many more.

View our video and infographic to learn more. And don’t forget to check out your local CTE school to obtain more information about the opportunities it offers and the application process.


Bucks County Technical High School
610 Wistar Rd., Fairless Hills, PA 19030
(215) 949-1700

Middle Bucks Institute of Technology
2740 Old York Rd., Jamison, PA 18929
215) 343-2480

Upper Bucks County Technical School
3115 Ridge Rd., Perkasie, PA 18944

Eastern Center for Arts and Technology
3075 Terwood Rd., Willow Grove, PA 19090
(215) 784-4800

Central Montco Tech HS
821 Plymouth Rd., Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
(610) 277-2301

North Montco Technical Career Center
1265 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale, PA 19446
(215) 368-1177

Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center
77 Graterford Rd., Royersford, PA 19468
(610) 489-7272

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Area vocational-technical schools will continue getting major federal funding source

Reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act means that the largest source of federal funding will continue flowing to vocational-technical schools across the country. Top...

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CTE Grads Prepared for College, Military and Careers

The recent grads from the region’s seven Career and Technical Education (CTE) High Schools left with impressive resumes and plans for the future, including immediate job offers and opportunities to...

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Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf proposes historic investment to jump start career tech ed

Veteran educator Dave Namey has taught electrical courses at the Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, for more than 40 years. He started during the career and...

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Career & Technical Education

The seven public career and technical education (CTE) schools in Bucks and Montgomery counties provide the skills students need to land in-demand jobs. According to Theresa Prato, a chemistry teacher at...

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A Path to “HIRE” Education


Wolf administration seeks to move Pa. graduation requirements away from standardized tests

Pennsylvania continues to wrestle with an essential question for the future of its people and its economy: What should a high school diploma mean, and what should it take to earn one? In the past decade,...


Career Tech Ed Award Presented to EASTERN

On February 9, 2016, Tom Allen, Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) Executive Director, was presented with the Career and Technical Education Excellence Award from the Pennsylvania Department...

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Teacher Tuesday: August 21, 2018

We’re proud to feature the very entrepreneurial educator, Albert Catarro, Ed.D. as this week’s #TeacherTuesday. A Business and Cooperative Education teacher at William Tennent High School in...

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CTE Act Overhauled: A Win for Everyone!

The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, co-authored and championed by our own Sen. Bob Casey, received bipartisan support and was signed into law on July 31, 2018 making...