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About the Department

CTE student participates in field work.

A student who is Career and College Ready is prepared to succeed in his or her endeavors after high school. The Clover Park School District's Career and College Readiness Department strives to ensure that each student is prepared for that success through career and college guidance, Career and Technical Education courses, dual college credits, career pathway choices, and real-world experiences through extended learning opportunities.

Mission

The Career and College Readiness Department, featuring Career and Technical Education programs, helps students build their capacity to develop as life-long learners. Engaging, inquiry-based course sequences in a variety of pathways allow students to become critical thinkers and problems solvers for the careers of today and tomorrow.

Vision

Career and College Readiness prepares all students for careers, postsecondary education, and citizenship through educational programs that instill 21st century skills in collaboration with industry and community leaders.

Who to Contact

Career and College Readiness Department can be reached at 253-583-5195.

Name Position Phone Email
Diane Carver Director of Career and College Readiness 583-5086 dcarver@cloverpark.k12.wa.us
Sandy Tweedy CTE Secretary 583-5195 stweedy@cloverpark.k12.wa.us

Make a Difference: CTE Advisory Committees 

Career and Technical Education (CTE) advisory committees advise, assist and provide support and advocacy for quality CTE Programs. Advisory committee volunteers have the opportunity to learn more about the CTE program, and the instructors are able to increase their understanding of the job market, employers' needs and community opportunities.

  • Provide information to update, modify, expand, and improve the quality of programs
  • Support and strengthen the partnerships between business, labor, the community, and education
  • Make recommendations that will strengthen and expand the CTE curriculum, and provide assistance in implementing these recommendations
  • Identify and validate academic and occupational competencies, determining priorities, and review and evaluate programs
  • Communicate long-term goals and objectives of the CTE programs to students, parents, employers, and the community

What is the Time Commitment?

General advisory committees meet 2-4 times per year for 1-2 hours each time during the school year.

Ready to Volunteer!

To find out how you can be a part of the Clover Park School District CTE Advisory, please call 253-583-5195.

CTE Annual Report

If you would like a copy of the CTE Annual Report please contact 253-583-5195.

 


Clover Park School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Address correspondence to one of the following individuals who have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination at Clover Park School District, 10903 Gravelly Lake Dr., SW, Lakewood, WA 98499-1341:
Title IX Coordinator Section 504/ADA Coordinator
Ron Banner, Deputy Superintendent
(253) 583-5051
Ron Banner, Deputy Superintendent
(253) 583-5051
Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator  
Lori McStay, Executive Director for Human Resources
(253) 583-5087