CCSD Career & Technology Education

CCSD Career & Technology Education


Congratulations to Wando High School's Taiye Akinjobi and McKenzie Miller on their success at the South Carolina FCCLA conference!

Both students won FIRST PLACE Gold and qualified to represent Charleston County School District at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Nationals in San Diego this summer!

Special thanks to all that made their participation in this event possible, especially their FCCLA advisor Chef Molly Gordon, leader of Wando's award winning Culinary Arts program!
This is a very interesting list of Charleston area high wage career pathways that don't require a 4 year degree.
Thank you Charleston County Economic Development for partnering with West Ashley Center for Advanced Studies for the 3D printed centerpieces used at your annual industry appreciation luncheon! Charleston County School District
Happy ! Open this list of CTE Programs available in Charleston County School District's Comprehensive High Schools & 3 Regional Career Centers:
ATTN Charleston County School District 10th, 11th, & 12th graders!

Don't miss the Youth Apprenticeship information session Sat. Feb. 5 at the Trident Technical College campus on Rivers Avenue. Doors open at 8 a.m., Presentations are at 9:30 and 10:45 a.m.
Tonight's the night for the Cooper River Center for Advanced Studies Winter Showcase!
Charleston County School District students will be demonstrating their wonderful work & facility tours will be offered!
Charleston County School District's Career Center serving students in the Mt. Pleasant region, called the East Cooper CAS, is hosting a Business & Community Partner Luncheon Tuesday, Jan 18th starting at 11am with Facility Tours followed by a special Luncheon - Please RSVP via this link:
The Cooper River Center for Advanced Studies is hosting a special Showcase & Student Demo event from 6pm to 8pm Jan 11th!

Come check out the CTE Programs of Study offered at this brand new regional career center serving Charleston County School District students from R.B. Stall High School, North Charleston High School (NCHS), Military Magnet Academy - MMA, and Burke High School.
Thank you Chef Austin Vennetti from Johnson & Wales University for your recent interactive demonstration for Chef Molly Gordon's Wando High School Culinary Students! Charleston County School District
Thank you to the Be Pro Be Proud SC Truck that recently visited Charleston County School District schools West Ashley High School, West Ashley Center for Advanced Studies, and Military Magnet Academy - MMA!

The students loved learning about the high demand, high wage career pathways that are available in professions like CNC, Fiber Optics. Welding, Diesel Tech, Robotics, and SO MUCH MORE:

CCSD's Career & Technology Education (CTE) programs empower students with 21st Century Skills for op

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Two Early College HS Students Selected for Bank of America Student Leaders Program - CCSD CTE 08/10/2023

Two Early College HS Students Selected for Bank of America Student Leaders Program - CCSD CTE Two Early College HS Students Selected for Bank of America Student Leaders Program This summer two Early College High School students were chosen as to serve as Bank of America Student Leaders. This program enabled them to have local paid internships as well as attend an all expenses paid national c...


We had two internship graduations yesterday!
This group is our Summer Youth Internship Program graduates. They interned in various departments within Charleston County Government, learning about operations within and between departments to serve our communities and helping in anyway necessary for goals in their departments.
We hope that you all developed skills here that help you in your future endeavors and we look forward to hearing about your achievements!

Photos from Trident Technical College's post 08/04/2023
Photos from Charleston County School District's post 08/04/2023

The Annual First Day Festival School Supply Drive is here! Donations are being accepted now through 5 p.m., Thursday, August 10, and will be distributed to students at the Festival on Sunday, August 13. Visit to learn how to donate supplies, volunteer at the festival, or become a sponsor or exhibitor.


Realize your dream of becoming a nurse in Trident Technical College’s highly respected Nursing program. Learn how at an online information session June 22, 4-5:30 p.m. There is no requirement for registration or a password. Enter your name and email address at once the session is opened.


Save the date for the session you can make to learn all about the Gullah Geechee Heritage Preservation Project and how you can help!


This summer, for the third year in a row, the City of Charleston, SC Government is hosting a virtual summer workshop series on financial management for youth (high school, college, and young adult). The purpose of the workshops is to help youth understand how to better budget and save, what credit is and how to build it, and how to manage money as an entrepreneur.

The workshops will be held virtually on Thursdays- July 13, July 20, July 27, and August 3rd- all from 10:00-11:00 AM. They will be recording the sessions and can make them available to participants who register. For each session, they will be raffling off a $100 gift card to attending youth.

CCSD Career & Technology Education Burke High School Simmons-Pinckney MS Mayor John Tecklenburg

Registration Link:

Haut Gap Middle Goes Kayaking - CCSD CTE 06/19/2023

8th graders from Haut Gap Middle School recently learned about careers in Hospitality & Tourism and Sustainable Agriculture while kayaking in Folly River! Charleston County School District

Haut Gap Middle Goes Kayaking - CCSD CTE 8th Grade AVID students from Haut Gap Middle School went on a guided kayak tour with Charleston Outdoor Adventures. The field trip started with a quick kayak tutorial and then we paddled on Folly River, exploring creeks and learning about the importance of the wetlands and wildlife in our ecosystem,...

Burke's Future Engineers Visit SC Aeronautical Center - CCSD CTE 06/19/2023

Burke High School AP Computer Science Scholars recently toured the SC Aeronautical Training Center at Trident Technical College Charleston County School District

Burke's Future Engineers Visit SC Aeronautical Center - CCSD CTE At the end of their school year, Burke High School AP Computer Science Scholars visited the SC Aeronautical Training Center. These future engineers had the opportunity to discover program offerings, shoot a “rocket”, and engage in several hands-on activities. What an amazing opportunity for thes...

Daniel Jenkins Academy Opens Tiger's Den - CCSD CTE 06/19/2023

New student run school store at Daniel Jenkins Academy offers students career readiness experiences > Charleston County School District

Daniel Jenkins Academy Opens Tiger's Den - CCSD CTE Daniel Jenkins Academy (DJA) officially launched its very first school store and everyone is excited and very supportive of our endeavors. Under the suggestion of Principal Quintella Middleton and the supervision of Ms. Tarikia White, students, faculty, staff, and visitors are welcome to shop for ...

Photos from CCSD Fine Arts Office's post 06/18/2023
Photos from West Ashley Culinary's post 06/12/2023

Having a hard time with our registration portal? Well, we have some great new for you! We have opened up a new way of registering your child! Please scan the QR code that is located within the attached flyer, or visit to register your child!

Registration has been extended to close on June 21st, 2023 at 11:59 PM!

We hope to see you there at the 2023 Palmetto Cybersecurity Summer Camp!


Registration for Palmetto Cybersecurity Summer Camp 2023 is open! Please follow these directions carefully to register >

Hi All!

Thank you to those who have contacted us about the issues that you are experiencing with the registration portal.

Some helpful tips that were given to our team:

1) Please make sure that you are using a desktop or laptop computer to complete the registration process.

2) Once you have verified your account and have landed on the webpage, in your URL, you can type to return to the registration page and log in with the credentials that you have setup.

3) Please keep the authentication application installed on your device. You will need that authentication code every time that you log onto the portal.

4) A step by step guide can be found on our OneDrive account using the following link:

We are working on a step by step user guide for everyone and will try to post it later tonight or tomorrow morning...

We appreciate your patience during this transition.


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Way to go Cougars and Ms. Garrison!! Charleston Food and Wine Festival: "one of our core purposes as an organization is elevating the skills + knowledge of our local industry. In our efforts to regenerate + resource the next generation of culinary + hospitality talent in the Lowcountry – a destination known worldwide for its food, culture, and charm – the Charleston Wine + Food Culinary Scholars Program enabled 35 students from four Charleston County School District High Schools to learn, work, and gain experience in the culinary + hospitality industry.

Students worked nearly 500 hours throughout the festival where they experienced work-based learning, earned wages, and acquired academic credit that counts towards the requirement of the Career and Technology Education Program. We can't wait to continue to watch these young scholars shine!"

Photos from Cooper River Center for Advanced Studies's post 04/08/2023

Thank you Stevens Towing for providing a rich work-based learning internship experience focused on welding for students from Baptist Hill Middle High School! Charleston County School District

Summer Opportunities for Career Exploration - CCSD CTE 04/05/2023

50+ Summer Internships & Career Camps Listed Here!
Charleston County School District

Summer Opportunities for Career Exploration - CCSD CTE Summer 2023 Career Exploration Opportunities All of the opportunities listed are Student Led, meaning students must take the leadership role in applications, etc. Students should speak with their teacher, school counselor, and parents before applying for any of these opportunities. Be sure to check....


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Photos from East Cooper CAS's post 04/01/2023
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