The purpose of all education is to ultimately join the workforce and become successful in a career. Career Technology Education (CTE) programs provide all students the opportunity to explore and experience careers while in high school and apply their academic and technical skills in relevant, real-world settings. Career Technology Education prepares students with the knowledge and skills required for current and future careers in today&S217;s global economy by helping students understand the connection between school, work, and setting and achieving goals. Career and Technical Education is about helping all students fulfill their potential. Students have the opportunity to learn in a relevant, authentic context to prepare them to meet the demands of today&S217;s workforce. Students know and demonstrate the requirements of the workplace through authentic application.