CTE educators connect students to real careers and makes education meaningful through applied learning.

Career & Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)

CTSO Conference Dates

North Dakota CTSO Websites









Career Advisors

Career Advisors - Training Schedule and Frequently Asked Questions

Career Ready Practices
CTE Curriculum Library

The CTE Curriculum Library is funded by the State Board for Career and Technical Education. It provides a centralized location of curriculum guides and instructional materials, including DVDs, for middle school, secondary, and postsecondary teachers throughout the state. These materials are available for loan, free of charge, to North Dakota educators.

For more information, lists of materials in specific program areas or for help in locating curriculum materials, contact:

Ann Dietchman
Phone: 701-328-3167
Fax: 701-328-1255

Program Evaluations

The Department of Career & Technical Education is required by Federal Carl Perkins Legislation to complete program evaluations each year.

5-Year Schedule
Evaluation Overview/Procedure
School Checklist
Standards of Quality Definitions


2019-20 Evaluation Schedule

Postsecondary Institutions

  • Cankdeska Cikana Community College, Ft. Totten - September 25-26, 2019
  • Bismarck State College, Bismarck - November 18-20, 2019


Area Career & Technology Centers

  • James Valley Area CTC, Jamestown - October 9, 2019
  • Roughrider Area CTC, Dickinson - November 6-7, 2019


High Schools Offering Four or More Occupational Programs

  • Garrison High School - September 10, 2019
  • Hazen High School - October 15, 2019
  • Fargo Public Schools - October 29-31, 2019
  • Dickinson High School - November 6-7, 2019


High Schools Offering Three or Less Occupational Programs

  • Drake/Anamoose High School - September 11, 2019
  • Jamestown High School - October 10, 2019
Special Populations & Educational Equity
Standards, Frameworks & Course Codes
Teacher Licensing
Travel & Reimbursement