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College & Career Readiness

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College & Career Readiness

Encourage students to explore opportunities beyond high school with a career and technical education curriculum designed to deepen the connection between academic learning and career-focused skills.
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Empower Students for College and Career

Whether high school students plan to attend college or start a fulfilling career after graduation, they need preparation to support their personal and academic goals. Our catalog of highly relevant career and technical education (CTE) courses empowers students to explore their interests by engaging with learning experiences across different careers and industries — including multiyear support for high-demand, high-interest careers and job certification exam readiness.


million students participated in CTE programs in 2019–2020


of CTE students graduate from high school


High-risk students enrolled in a CTE program are 8–10x less likely to drop out in grades 11–12

Support Career Exploration

Career and technical education courses enable students to deepen their experience by taking multiple related courses, including courses mapped to National Career Pathways.*

National Career Pathways define the knowledge and skills students need to prepare for a specific, focused career direction.

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Our CTE courses map to learning priorities in 42 pathways in these career clusters:

  • Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
  • Arts, Audio Visual Tech, and Communication
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Education and Training
  • Finance
  • Governance and Public Administration
  • Health Science
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • STEM
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Certification exams

Students who focus their studies and pass an industry-recognized certification exam can use their completion certificate to demonstrate they have achieved the level of skill and knowledge required for job entry or as part of more comprehensive career or credential preparation.

Certification exams are administered and scored by entities such as the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI®)**.

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Test preparation courses

Prepare students to successfully complete any standardized tests they need to move on to the next phase of life. Specific courses are available to prepare for the following tests: ACT®, SAT®, PSAT®, GED®, HISET®, ACCUPLACER®, ACT WORKKEYS®, ASVAB®

Courses for a Lifetime of Learning

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Imagine Edgenuity® courses

  • 200+ career-focused course options
  • Anywhere, anytime self-paced learning
  • Project-based curriculum that ensures student engagement
  • Real-world learning for today’s in-demand jobs
  • Educators can customize courses to address locally defined CTE priorities
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Instructional Services

Certified teachers expand opportunities for college-bound or career-focused students with proactive communication and live instruction.

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Imagine Purpose™

Discover a complete social and emotional learning curriculum that helps students build the critical life skills they need to succeed in college and their careers.

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Funding and resources

Learn how Imagine Learning’s qualified programs meet your federal funding requirements and create equitable pathways for each student.

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**Advance CTE is a national non-profit organization representing state CTE professionals. Advance CTE developed the Career Clusters Framework® which includes commonly referenced Career Clusters and Career Pathways. Clusters include: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources, Architecture & Construction, Arts, A/V Technology & Communications, Business Management & Administration, Education and Training, Finance, Government & Public Administration, Health Science, Hospitality & Tourism, Human Services, Information Technology, Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security, Manufacturing, Marketing, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), Transportation, Distribution & Logistics.

***Imagine Learning does not provide certification exams.