Career & Technical Education

Keith Segalla

Executive Director of Career Education and
Instructional Technology

Mission Statement:

Quincy Public Schools Career & Technical Education emphasizes an education with academic rigor, technical proficiency and civic obligation. Our community fosters respect for individual and cultural diversity while our curriculum and programs provide a comprehensive education, which opens multiple career paths. Whether students intend to pursue a college education, employment, trades, or military service, Quincy Public Schools Career & Technical Education provides programs to facilitate their success. Graduates of Quincy Public Schools Career & Technical Education will be skilled, contributing members of our 21st century global community.

Director’s Message:

Quincy Public Schools Career & Technical Education Program provides practical instruction and valuable intellectual context alongside academics. North Quincy and Quincy High School foster a stimulating environment where traditional programs exist side-by-side with cutting-edge 21st Century competency-based career pathways, including Culinary Arts, Graphic Design and Communications, Electrical Technology, Early Education and Care, Plumbing Technology, Automotive Technology, Office Technology, Engineering Technology, Information Technology, Health & Human Services,
Legal/Protective Services, Fashion Technology, Metal Fabrication, Broadcasting Technology, and Carpentry Technology.

Our Career & Technical Education programs are industry certified, have strong business partnerships and many have working articulation agreements with a variety of post-secondary programs. We encourage our students to take an active role in their own education. It is our hope to send our students to the world of work and post-secondary education with necessary and vital skills
for long term success.

Quincy Public Schools Career & Technical Education staff members are trained, experienced, and state-certified in the career field they teach. Quincy’s CTE teachers deliver instruction in the academic, technical and technological skills and knowledge related to their subject matter as well as the employability, entrepreneurship, management, and safety skills required for workplace success.

Quincy Public Schools Career & Technical Education offers multiple educational resources for CVTE students, including both school based and work-based learning opportunities, including career centers, seminars, clubs, internships, job-shadowing, clinical placements, community service learning, and employment experiences which are available to all students. These educational resources open doors to careers, colleges and the future.

Students and staff have opportunities to explore current industry trends in collaboration with our business partners, advisory committees and general advisory board. Through this collaboration, our competencies and technical vocational teaching areas are guaranteed to be industry specific and to meet industry standards.

Quincy Public Schools Career & Technical Education students are provided with a variety of additional educational opportunities which take place primarily beyond the school day. These programs compliment what is happening during the regular school day. Programs include: Future Chefs, Skills USA, Credit for Life Fair, QPS Robotics and Business National Honor Society.

Improvement Plan:

Career and Technical Education Program Improvement Plan 2014-2015

Additional Links and Resources:

Career & Technical Education Website

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