12465 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23606  Phone: (757) 591-4500



Program Benefits

Career & Technical Education: A great starting point for any career!

Headed to a four-year college, two-year college, or straight to work? Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in your public schools can put you a “step ahead” on any path you choose. CTE continuously gathers resources and create business and community partnerships to ensure our students are obtaining the benefits of their chosen career path.

Learning in the "real world"
Program Benefits
  • Career Assessments and Planning using the Virginia Wizard.
  • Newport News Public Schools offers Industry certification in A+, CCNA (Cisco), Internet Core Computing (IC3), Marketing—Customer Service, National Sales Certification, MCSE (Microsoft), MCAS( Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist) and Net+(Networking). Industry Certifications Offered.
  • Teaching Workplace Readiness Skills through Opportunity, Inc.
  • Enriching course offerings through New Horizons Regional Center – Career and Technical Education.
  • Dual-credit courses with community colleges.
  • Leadership development through CTE student organizations.Program Benefits
  • Scholarships available through student organizations and professional organizations.
CTE students benefit from partnerships
  • Peninsula Council Workforce Development - Youth Career Café – promoting career and college services; exploring the “real world” through field trips, workshops and guest speakers for Newport News Public Middle and High Schools.

  • Know How Virginia – a long-term public awareness campaign designed to inform students and their parents, teachers, and counselors of rewarding career opportunities, particularly in high-demand and emerging fields; promote quality Career and Technical Education (CTE) in middle and high schools to support career exploration and preparation.