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COVID-19 Resources for CTE Programs


Supporting high quality CTE in a Covid-19 impacted school year

The following resources and opportunities are curated and designed to support your CTE programs in distance, blended and socially distanced learning environments. 

The SDCOE College and Career Readiness team supports Career Technical Education and Career Readiness Initatives through our networks and work-based learning initaitve.  

Utilize local, state and national guidance and resources to ensure high quality teaching and learning no matter the environment, and a safe reopening for staff and students.  See below for more information. 

Instructional strategies for distance and blended learning in CTE, sector and pathway specific resources, and opportunities for collaboration are all essential to providing high quality CTE programs.  See below for upcoming offerings. 


Focused on sharing of information and best practices, the CTE Leaders network provides a community for those commited to providing high quality CTE in the San Diego region. Email Jewyl Alderson Clarke for more information.

Ensure students still have access to industry professionals through synchronous and asyncrhonous virtual work-based learning opportunities. 

Reopening Guidance 

for Career Technical Education in California

The ACTE offers national guidance on reopening your CTE programs. The 66 page guide is organized into categories to help you plan for reopening in a distance, blended or socially distanced environment. 

The California Department of Education released guidance for school reopening, including specific guidance on reopening CTE programs. 

SDCOE has issued general reopening guidance supporting all schools in the San Diego region. 

Utilize industry specific guidance issued by the state of california to best adapt and prepare for opening of your CTE courses in each industry. 

From the California Department of Education

Top Distance Learning Resources for CTE Educators

This curated list of distance learning resources can be used in any CTE course or other discipline to meet the Standards for Career Ready Practice. 

A selection of resources curated by the California Department of Education to support distance learning in CTE

CTE Online is funded by the CDE to provide a repository of lesson plans, course outlines and projects for CTE and integrated core classes. Register for a free account to access specially curated and developed distance learning resources and join the sector communities of practice. 

Multidisciplinary and sector specific resources curated by the ACTE. 

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Resources focused on instructional practice, equity, technology use and more to support all disciplines in distance and blended learning. 

Virtual WBL and Distance Learning Resources by Industry Sector

Click on the sector title below each picture to access our virtual library of work-based learning content.


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