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Career Guidance

Counselors across Idaho who are involved in their school's Professional-Technical Education Program are associated with one or more of seven program areas. Click one of the following links to learn more about the program area.


Agriculture & Natural Resources

Business & Marketing Education

Engineering & Technology Education

Family & Consumer Sciences

Health Sciences

Individualized Occupational Training

Skilled & Technical Sciences

This section of the website is a resource to counselors and other career specialists at all education levels. Check this page regularly for hot news or updates, or to link to another PTE program area.

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College Application Week is a nationwide program to help every high school student apply for a post-secondary degree.  This year Idaho is piloting a statewide event with up to 50 selected high schools throughout the state.  The goal of the event is for all high school seniors to apply to a postsecondary institution. For more information and the participating schools, check out http://www.gotocollege.idaho.gov.

Professional-Technical Advanced Opportunities, also known as Tech Prep, is
one of the four advanced opportunities recognized by the State Board of
Education, and links approved high school professional-technical programs to
certificate and degree programs at a technical college.

Idaho's Employability Skills for Career-Ready Practice are about ensuring that every PTE student is ready for the next step in their life, whether that be further training or stepping into the workplace. Review and give us your feedback at framework@pte.idaho.gov.