Career Technical Education

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Career Technical Education in Ohio

Career Technical Education (CTE) provides students with hands-on, skills-based learning opportunities and a jump-start on their college education and career path.

Ohio’s State Support Teams support CTE programs across the state in divisions called Career Technical Planning Districts (CTPD). State Support Team 1 serves 13 counties as a part of the northwest region CTPD.

View the Northwest Region Career Tech Education Sites

What We Do

State Support Team Region 1 provides professional learning opportunities and resources in collaboration with the Office of Exceptional Children and state career-technical education departments to support CTE instructors and administrators.

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Guiding Documents, Policies & Compliance

Guiding Documents

As a part of the Statewide System of Support, State Support Teams work closely with the Ohio Department of Education & Workforce to provide training, resources, and technical assistance to schools and districts as they strive to ensure that each child has access to a high-quality education. The documents, policies, and laws shared here provide the foundation to this work.



Community Partners & Resources

Educating a child is everyone’s responsibility, and developing strong partnerships with families and communities are key components of Ohio’s Strategic Plan for Education, Each Child Means Each Child, the Whole Child Framework, and other state initiatives.

The organizations below provide excellent resources, tools, training, and other collaborative opportunities for educators.


Professional Learning Recordings

CTE Coffee Hour: April 2, 2024

CTE Coffee Hour: February 14, 2024

CTE Coffee Hour: December 12, 2023

CTE Coffee Hour: October 25, 2023

CTE Coffee Hour: August 8, 2023


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State Support Team 1 is here to help!

Please feel free to reach out with any questions or support requests you may have. Our Career Technical Education consultant is here for you!

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Lisa Hite, M.Ed.

419.720.8999 ext. 161

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