Career Technical Education

Career Technical Education | Natomas Unified School District

Natomas Unified School District offers an array of Career Technical Education (CTE) pathways at our high school sites. CTE pathways enable students to gain knowledge and experience through career-themed courses and pathways to help prepare them for options in both higher education and careers. All NUSD CTE pathways allow students to meet graduation requirements, UC/CSU ‘a-g’ requirements, and some even provide students the opportunity to earn college credits while in high school.

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Hospitality at Discovery High School

Students will understand how to prepare food in quantity for sales while learning about cost control, nutrition, menu planning and dining room service.

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Hospitality Brochure – Spanish
Hospitality Pathway Video

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Broadcast Media at Inderkum High School

The Broadcast Media Pathway provides students with the ability to gain and master skills in video storytelling, media arts, news broadcasting, and interviewing skills.

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Broadcast Media Brochure – Spanish
Broadcast Media Video

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Public Safety at Inderkum High School

In partnership with the Sacramento Police Department and the Sacramento Fire Department, the Public Safety Pathway is designed to provide a rigorous academic program and career preparation for those interested in law enforcement and firefighting related fields. Safety Pathway Opening Fall 2019.

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Public Safety Brochure – Spanish

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Business Entrepreneurship at Leroy Greene Academy

Business Entrepreneurship courses focus on entrepreneurship, innovation, ideating, working in teams, prototyping, pitching, storytelling, vision, leadership and networking.

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Business Entrepreneurship – Spanish

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Visual Arts & Technology at Leroy Greene Academy

Visual Arts & Technology focuses on visual arts and integrates current technology directly into the daily lessons.

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Visual Arts & Technology Brochure – Spanish

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Building & Construction Trades at Natomas High School

The Building and Construction Trades Pathway is designed to provide a rigorous academic program and career preparation for those interested in any of the multiple fields of construction. Building and Construction Trades Opening Fall 2019.

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Building and Construction Trades Brochure – Spanish

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Digital Media at Natomas High School

The Digital Media Pathway provides students with the ability to gain and master skills in computer graphics, digital photography, graphic design, digital filmmaking, media arts, photography, and digital photo illustration.

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Digital Media Brochure – Spanish
Digital Media Video 

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Engineering at Natomas High School

All Engineering courses allow students to learn and apply the design process, acquire strong teamwork and communication proficiency and develop organizational, critical thinking and problem solving skills.

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Engineering Brochure – Spanish
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Health at Natomas High School

Throughout the Health courses students will attend Health related field trips, complete clinical hours at the B. Teri Burns Health Clinic on Natomas High School’s campus, and work with community mentors to learn more about the Health industry.

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Health Brochure – Spanish
Health Pathway Video

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Transportation at Natomas High School

The Transportation Pathway provides students with the essential skills required to secure an entry-level position with the automotive field and/or foundational knowledge necessary to transition into a post-secondary program in automotive technology. Students gain hands-on experience by working with professional automotive equipment and diagnostic tools, learning about industry standard safety rules, service information, career strategies and the importance of job performance.

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Transportation Brochure – Spanish
Transportation Pathway Video

Contact

For questions regarding NUSD’s CTE pathways, please contact us at (916) 561-5269 or email [email protected].

AJ Giersch, Director of CTE Programs

Joel RabinAssociate Superintendent