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About our Programs

The Career and Technical Education Department seeks to provide students with opportunities to prepare to enter the workforce. Through local, state and national partnerships, students can choose to engage in workforce programs in businesses, community colleges, and major universities. 

Annual Notice

Dare County Schools (DCS) offer a variety of Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs available to all students at the middle and high school levels. The CTE program areas include the following: Agricultural Education; Business, Finance and Information Technology Education; Career Development; Family and Consumer Sciences Education; Health Science Education; Marketing and Entrepreneurship Education; Technology Engineering and Design Education, and Trade and Industrial Education. All program areas are not offered at all schools.


Dr. Shannon Castillo | Career and Technical Education Director 
Phone: (252) 480-8888 extension: 1917



Non-Discrimination Statement

Career and Technical Education (CTE) is an integral part of Dare County Schools. In compliance with federal law, Dare County Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability in any of its Career Technical Education (CTE) programs or activities. To ensure all students have access to CTE and are successful, support services are provided by the CTE Career Development Special Populations Coordinator as well as the Dare County Schools Director of Student Services.

La carrera y la Educación Técnica (CTE) son una parte integrante de Escuelas de Condado de Desafío. Conforme a la ley federal, las Escuelas de Condado de Desafío no discriminan sobre la base de raza, credo, origen en color, nacional, género, edad, o discapacidad en ninguna de su Carrera Educación Técnica (CTE) programas o actividades. Asegurar a todos los estudiantes tienen el acceso a CTE y son acertados, apoyan servicios son proporcionado por las Poblaciones de Coordinador de Desarrollo de Carrera CTE / Poblaciones Especiales.