What is Career and Technical Education?

Career and Technical Education (CTE) includes middle and high school students taking courses in one of  17 career clusters. These courses are part of an overall program of study designed to prepare students to be successful in a rapidly changing workforce and equip them to make informed decisions about future college and career pathways. CTE offers students opportunities to earn highly valued industry certifications and to develop a multitude of skills while experiencing rigorous curriculum with real world applications. CTE students who complete 3 courses in a Career Pathway are eligible for many scholarships, including the Gold Seal Bright Futures Scholarship. 

What  is an Articulation Agreements?

Articulation Agreements are formal agreements between Bay District Schools and Florida post-secondary colleges and universities documenting the transfer policies for specific industry certifications as college credits. This is a list of articulation agreements for industry certifications which Bay District School students can earn in their career pathway programs.


Agriculture Associate Certification
Agritechnology Specialist Certification
Animal Science Specialist Industry Certification 
Autodesk Certified User Inventor Industry Certification 
Certified Food Production Manager (Culinary Management)
Certified Food Production Manager (Restaurant Management)
Certified Production Technician Industry Certification 
Certified Veterinary Assistant Industry Certification
MSSC Certified Production Technician Industry Certification 
MTA Database Administration Fundamentals Industry
Certified Solidworks Associate-Academic (Engineering)
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Certifications Offered in Bay District Schools

Agricultural Biotechnology Specialist
Agriculture Associates
Agritechnology Specialist
Animal Science Specialist
Autodesk Inventor
Certified Internet Business Associate
Construction Core
Engineering Core
Microsoft Office Specialist
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William V Husfelt III
Superintendent, Bay District Schools
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Shirley Baker
Equity Coordinator