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Career and Technical Education


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HOPEWELL CTE PROGRAMS - Addressing Purpose, Performance, and Preparation

We are committed to laying the foundations for students to successfully transition from high school to one or more of the three E's (Education, Employment, and/or Enlistment).  Our aim is to help students develop their purpose through career exploration, excel by performing in skill-based and problem-solving activities so that they will exit high school confident and prepared. Hopewell City Public Schools offers over 60 career and technical education programs/courses, and opportunities to earn college credits, industry-recognized credentials, and work experience while still in high school.  See the 2021-2022 CTE Programs


Program Areas
  • Military Science (Army JROTC)                          
  • Business and Information Technology
  • Career Connections
  •  Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Health and Medical Sciences
  • Marketing
  • Technology Education
  • Trade & Industrial Education
  • John Tyler CTE Academy
At the state level, the CTE curriculum is developed by education, business, and industry specialists to ensure students have the requisite skills to enter the workforce. The Career Education Consortium connects the regional workforce with K-12 schools and supports the preparation for in-demand careers. Local business and community partners advise our programs and support exploration of local career opportunities by hosting field trips, job-shadowing experiences, internships, and participating in career fairs, making presentations, teaching classes, and much more. Thank you business and community partners! Hopewell CTE appreciates your time and support!
Required annual notices to students, parents, and all other stakeholders. 

Equitable Access

Hopewell City Public Schools provides equal access to all students and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its Career and Technical Education programs/activities. Jermaine Harris, Director of Student Services, has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies.

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Availability of Postsecondary Education and Employment Data Published by the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV)

Annual notice to enrolled high school students and their parents of (i) the availability of the post-secondary education and employment data published by SCHEV on its website pursuant to Section 23.1-204 of the Code of Virginia and (ii) the opportunity for such students to obtain a nationally recognized career readiness certificate at a local public high school, community college, or workforce center.