Welcome to Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) offers a wide variety of rigorous and engaging Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs designed to improve academic and technical understanding, offer leadership opportunities, and deliver instruction through realistic, hands-on applications. CTE instruction demonstrates the relevance and purpose in learning as students prepare for post-secondary experiences, whether they plan to enter the workforce directly, seek additional training, or enroll in a post-secondary institution. Please use the left column to navigate the available CTE programs that PWCS offers including both high school and middle school programs, certifications and industry credential results, and the CTE staff.


Please Join Us for

High School Specialty Program Night

October  29

7 to 9 p.m.

Representatives from all high school advanced academic and career and technical education programs will be present to provide information and answer questions. Please visit Advanced Academic and Specialty Programs for more information about available high school programs. 


Registration is required to attend. Please click on the date below to register:

Register for October 20

School Specialty Program Information Nights

Each high school in PWCS will host an informational night for specialty programs offered at each school. Please visit the school's website to register. 

Battlefield High School

Brentsville High School

Colgan High School

Forest Park High School

Freedom High School

Gar-Field High School

Gainesville High School - website coming soon!

Hylton High School

Osbourn Park High School

Patriot High School

Potomac High School

Unity Reed High School

Woodbridge High School


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Doug Wright

Charlena McCuin

CTE Coordinator, High School Programs:
Mary Beth Dobbins

CTE Specialist, Middle School Programs
Michelle Kight