Career and Technical Education in the Williamsburg-James City County School Division consists of offerings in the following areas: Business, Health and Medical Science, Occupations Education, Marketing Education, Technology Education and Trade and Industrial Education. Course content in these areas is correlated with the Virginia Standards of Learning. Students are prepared for entry into the workforce or for postsecondary education.

Mission Statement

Through exploratory programs at the middle schools and career preparation programs at the high schools, we will provide each student with technical skills and work readiness skills that will enable them to be productive citizens in the 21st century world of work.

 Goals

  • To provide state of the art equipment, industry-based curriculum, and superior instruction.
  • To give students experience in practical, meaningful applications of basic skills such as reading, writing and mathematics.
  • To provide relevance for subject area courses.
  • To provide students with career choices and potential satisfaction.
  • To provide industry-based credentials wherever possible

Middle School Course Offerings

High School Course Offerings

Marketing – Grades 9-12

Course ID: 8120SB|

Students examine activities in marketing and business important for success in marketing employment and postsecondary education.Students will learn how products [...]

Independent Living – Grades 9-12

Course ID: 8214SB|

Students in Independent Living build life skills focusing on establishing positive relationships, balancing work and family life, investigating careers, making [...]

Business Management – Grades 11-12

Course ID: 6135SB|

Students study basic management concepts and leadership styles as they explore business ownership, planning, operations, marketing, finance, economics, communications, the [...]

Business Law – Grades 11-12

Course ID: 6132SB|

Students examine the foundations of the American legal system and learn the rights and responsibilities of citizens.Students gain practical knowledge [...]