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Career/Technical Education

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Krista Gearhart
Director of Career Technical Education
South Stark Career Academy

Career Technical Education

Career Technical Education programs and services prepare youth and adults for a broad range of careers that require varying levels of education, from high school, apprenticeships and postsecondary certificates to college and university degrees. Many students receive industry certifications or credentials prior to graduation.


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Through the South Stark Career Academy, students have the opportunity to attend career technical programs at Canton South, Perry, Sandy Valley, and East Canton. These programs are designed to teach career skills and lead to industry credentials/certification. Students attend CTE programs during their Junior and Senior years. Admission to these programs can be competitive; grades and attendance are considered.