The mission of the State Board for Career and Technical Education is to work with others to provide all North Dakota citizens with the technical skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for successful performance in a globally competitive workplace.
The State Board for Career and Technical Education recognizes that a qualified, skilled workforce is essential to the economic well-being of North Dakota's business, industry, and public sector. The Board also recognizes that the economic vitality of North Dakota's citizens will be dependent upon career and technical education's ability to provide an educational experience based on labor market information relating to the needs of business, industry, and the public sector.
The State Board for Career and Technical Education, as North Dakota's public workforce education and training delivery system, is committed to providing career awareness, work readiness skills, occupational preparation, and retraining of workers throughout the state. Career and technical education will span all educational levels, providing youth with exploration opportunities and the foundation skills needed to enter the world of work while providing adults with skills needed to enter, re-enter, or advance in the workforce.
Services will be provided throughout the state in a seamless environment, using both school-based and work-based learning. The system will be developed collaboratively with business, industry, and other agencies. The performance-based system will allow for the flexibility to exit and re-enter as employment demands dictate.
The State Board for Career and Technical Education also recognizes the learner's need to be trained with the latest methods of instruction while using up-to-date technology. The Board is devoted to providing leadership, organizational expertise, technical assistance, and the other resources required to meet the demand.
Quality, accessibility, responsiveness, and commitment to continuous improvement will be the trademarks for North Dakota's Career and Technical Education System.
ND PK-12 Education Strategic Vision Framework
North Dakota Career and Technical Education is part of the PK-12 Education Steering Committee and supports the ND PK-12 Education Strategic Vision.
Questions or Comments?
If you have any questions or comments for CTE, please feel free to contact North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education.
- Ms. Sonia Meehl - Oakes, Chair
- Mr. Mike McHugh - Mandan, Vice-Chair
- Ms. Kirsten Baesler - Bismarck
- Mr. Pat Bertagnolli - Bismarck
- Ms. Lyndsi Engstrom - Westhope
- Dr. Mark Hagerott - Bismarck
- Mr. Burdell Johnson - Tuttle
- Mr. Josh Johnson - Valley City
- Mr. Eric Nelson - Williston
|Director and Executive Officer
|Assistant State Director
|Educational Data & Research Analyst
|Strategic Projects Manager
CTE currently has openings for:
Marketing Education and Business Education Supervisor - Application closing date is February 27, 2024, at 11:59 pm. For job posting and application process visit: www.cnd.nd.gov
Two Program Specialist positions - Application closing date is March 6, 2024, at 11:59 pm. For job posting and application process visit: www.cnd.nd.gov
To view all State job listings, visit Open Jobs with the State of ND.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of North Dakota does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.
- August 5-7, 2024
- February 2024
- February During Legislative Session (odd-numbered years)
- February 3-5, 2025