Career Technical Education

Gorman Learning Center Career Technical Education (CTE) are courses that are designed to prepare students for employment.

  • Career Technical Education enhances life skills such as goal setting, importance of life-long learning, creating a work ethic, significance of teamwork, effective communication, critical thinking skills and direction in life.
  • Strengthens academic programs making education relevant.
  • CTE courses allow for further career investigation and preparation, as well as student soft skills development.
  • 95% of Career Technical Education students graduate high school, which is 10% higher than the national average.
  • Career Technical Education courses within a pathway allow students to move forward within a pathway and deepen their knowledge of their chosen field.
  • 78% of Career Technical Education graduates enroll in post-secondary education full-time.

Available career pathways

Introduction to Game Design

  • Game/Simulation Designer
  • Game Programmer
  • Game Software Developer
  • Game Producer
  • Multimedia Artist and Animator


  • Security Consultant
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Ethical Hackers.
  • Computer Forensics Analysts.
  • Chief Information Security Officer.
  • Penetration Tester.
  • IT Security Consultant.
  • Security Systems Administrator

Introduction to Information & Comm Tech.

  • Database Administrator
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Document Management
  • Specialist Business Intelligence Analyst

Medical Terminology

  • Medical Transcription
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Coding and Billing
  • Medical Secretary
  • Health Information or Medical Records Clerk

Anatomy and Physiology 

  • Medical Illustrator
  • Health Educator
  • Medical Scribe
  • Technical Writer

Introduction to Business Finance

  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Investment Consultant
  • Tax Preparer Auditor
  • Accountant


  • Business Owner
  • Business consultant
  • Teacher

Creative Photography

  • Portrait Photographer
  • Photojournalist
  • Scientific Photographer
  • Freelance Photographer

Graphic Design 

  • Digital Animator Artistic
  • Director
  • Commercial Artisist
  • Web Designer
  • Museum Curator

Introduction to Dance

  • Dancer
  • Choreographer

Contemporary Band

  • Composer
  • Music Arranger
  • Conductor
  • Performing Artist Singer
  • Musician
  • Actor (e.g., Stage, Film, Video, DVD)            Theater Production Lab
  • Producers/Directors
    Introduction to Professional Theater A & Professional Theater 2 A & B
  • Talent Management Theatrical
  • Event Planner                                                    Adv. Prof. Theater, Internship
  • Stage Manager/Production Manager             Video Production 1
  • Broadcast Technician                                       Theater Management
  • Film Education
  • Film Internship
  • Sound/Lighting                                                  Sound/Lighting (Internships)                 

Working with Children

  • Before/Afterschool Program Aide
  • Primary/Secondary School Teacher
  • School Counselor
  • Educational Administrator
  • Speech Therapist
  • To Work with Children in ANY Manner

Career Exploration (Grades 7-12)

  • Multiple Careers