Welcome to Career & Technical Education

  • Career & Technical Education (CTE)

    Connecting Learning to Earning

     Career & Technical Education (CTE) courses are offered in grades 7-12 and focus on preparing students with professional training in a variety of career fields. Students develop an understanding of the importance of work and how performance, efforts, and decision making directly affect future educational and career opportunities. Students are trained in basic workplace skills as well as specific technical proficiencies in wide variety of career pathways.

    Career & Technical Education courses provide innovative educational opportunities within the Marysville School District. Students are engaged in learning and excited about the opportunity to experience focused course work that allows them to excel in an area of interest. Students who participate in CTE courses are being prepared to enter a highly competitive workforce based on a global knowledge and information economy.

    Students who are career and college ready need to be able to compete in this every changing workforce and have marketable skills that put them ahead of others. CTE offers these skills in a rigorous, hands-on, project based learning environment. CTE courses also offer embedded core academics, which allow students to complete their high school graduation requirements more efficiently. CTE courses are aligned to Washington State teaching standards and offer high school as well as college credit in many areas. Instruction is provided by highly trained educators who are experts in their field of study.



See what's Happening with our CTE Programs

  • Computer Repair Program

    Posted by Paul LaGrange at 6/14/2017

    In the past month, my students finished building 112 computers. 37 Were shipped off to an orphanage/school in Haiti and 75 are being placed locally with Housing Hope.

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  • Nutrition & Fitness Class- Cedarcrest

    Posted by France Mack at 6/2/2017

    Investigating how heat and motion influence viscosity of ingredients in an ohh so yummy fondue lab! 


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  • Getchell's Video Program

    Posted by Andrew Christopher at 6/1/2017

    Meghan Barger won best in category for her music video and Chris Leonard received Honorable Mention for his documentary!!


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  • Trade Up and Touch a Truck

    Posted by MSD at 5/5/2017

     We welcomed Career and Tech Ed students from Marysville Middle School and #MSD25 high schools to experience the trades and all the opportunities that are available right here in Snohomish County! Big thanks to our sponsors and participants, the City of Marysville - government, Community Transit, Marysville Fire District, Machinists Union 751, Waste Management, City of Stanwood, Klb Construction Inc, United Way of Snohomish County, Official Snohomish County Labor Council, and Workforce Snohomish!

    Click here to see Video from the event!

    Click here to see more Video!!


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  • Pilchucks Automotive Program

    Posted by MSD at 5/5/2017

    Support the community, environment and education while getting FREE car advice! Read below and sign up for upcoming sessions athttps://fixcarleaks.org/workshop-events/ Don't Drip and Drive


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  • Cedarcrest- Nutrition & Fitness Class

    Posted by Francis Mack at 5/3/2017
    From the cardiac fitness unit.
    Resting pulse/HR tracking
    Hypothesizing which HR would be faster - large vs small species and why 
    Listening to human hearts/puppy's heart
    cte cte cte
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  • Getchell FBLA

    Posted by Kris Mikesell at 4/24/2017


    At the Washington FBLA State Business Leadership Conference for 2017 in Spokane, WA Marysville Getchell took 19 students to compete in a variety of events. This years there was over 2000 competitors from all over the state. Our chapter had 10 people immediately qualify for National Competition in the event of Parliamentary Procedures our 2 teams took 1st and 2nd in the state. We also had 1 person qualify in Introduction to Business and in Computer Applications our member is the 1st alternate. The State Conference also hold open State Only events and we also had a student who competed in Jingle and brought home a 1st place. What a successful year this has been for MG FBLA.  Our next step is the national competition in Anaheim, California where the students will test their skills against their peers in the nation! Go Chargers!!!
    MG Winners
    Parliamentary Procedures -
     -Komal Gill, Jon Thill, Declan St. John, Gabe Coe, Gurneet Grewal, (1st Place)
    -Chantz San Nicolas, Walker Braillard, Josh V., Emma Elgin, Acashia Atkins, (2nd Place)
    Introduction to Business Communications - Gabe Coe, (3rd Place)
    Computer Applications - Sara Rolfe, (5th Place)
    Jingle! - Chantz San Nicolas, (1st Place) - State Only Open Event


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  • DECA

    Posted by MSD at 4/24/2017

    Marysville DECA students at Pro Sports Day at Safeco! Our students made such a GREAT impression they've been asked to throw out the first pitch at next year's event! What a great experience and opportunity for our students. Go DECA!!!


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  • Manufacturing Google earth CNC Project!

    Posted by Marcus Knowles at 4/24/2017


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  • Paul LaGrange

    Posted by MSD at 4/12/2017

    Congrats to Arts and Technology Teacher, Mr. Paul LaGrange! Selected as Teacher of the Month by the Law Offices of Rick H. Merrill! Thank you for the difference you are making in the lives of #MSD25students, Mr. LaGrange! Learn more at http://www.rickmerrillattorney.com/blog/educator-of-the-month-paul-lagrange.

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