Career & Technical Education Programs (CTE)




 
Administration

Robert Leslie
CTE Director

Susan Centore
CTE Programs Coordinator
Address 

725 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
School Hours 

7:50 AM-3:10 PM
Contact

(315) 435-4964
Fax: (315) 435-6208

      
 

The mission of CTE is to empower all students through innovative partnerships that build technical, academic and professional leadership skills for college and career success.


The world is full of exciting job opportunities and SCSD connects you to them-- with the fundamentals, training, certification and hands-on experience you need to excel in your chosen career path.

Have you ever dreamed of owning your own salon or barber shop? Do you get "fired up" at the idea of owning a restaurant? How about playing a role in the fast-paced world of EMTs, Syracuse Police Officers or Syracuse Firefighters? Or maybe your dream is to be on-screen, hosting the evening news or ESPN? If you are interested in any of these exciting careers, the SCSD Career and Technical Education (CTE) program has exactly what you are looking for.

Currently, the Syracuse City School District Offers CTE programs in all 5 high schools. As a SCSD student, you can opt to attend the school that will give you the best CTE experience. 

Students will also have the opportunity to obtain required, relevant industry-recognized certification. In addition, local professionals will provide you with hands-on instruction and experiences, while internships and mentorship programs will give you the opportunity to earn college credits!

The path to your dream career is waiting. Take the first step!
 
STUDENT EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES
1. Review the CTE Job Readiness Presentation.
2. Review the companies listed below. Click on the link for the company’s web site to see jobs they have available and to fill out a job application.
Barrett Paving Solvay Rd, Jamesville, NY 13078 >> Barrett Paving is a heavy highway construction company which offers complete construction services specializing in asphalt paving along with pavement milling, asphalt repairs, aggregates bases, excavation and grading, storm and sanitary sewer and water main/water service work. Job opportunities range from laborer to skilled trades and professional positions.
BR Johnson 6960 Fly Rd, East Syracuse, NY 13057 >> B.R. Johnson has decades of experience with sales, service and installation of commercial windows, doors, frames, and hardware for all new construction and replacement projects. Job opportunities include customer service, sales and installation and repair.

Carpenters Union >> The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America leads the way in training, educating, and representing the next generation of skilled construction professionals. These careers require an apprenticeship.

Christiana Millworks 4755 North St, Jamesville, NY 13078 >> Christiana Millworks specializes in all aspects of hardwood and plastics fabrication processes for cabinets, countertops, wall paneling and reception stations.?

City of Syracuse >> The City of Syracuse of employs approximately 2,600 full-time and part-time workers in positions that range from police officers and firefighters to life and recreation aides. While most full-time positions require applicants to take a Civil Service exam to qualify, there are many seasonal positions that do not.
Clinton's Ditch Cooperative Pardee Rd, Cicero, NY 13039 >> Clinton's Ditch Cooperative Co., Inc. produces and packages non-alcoholic beverages. The company offers carbonated soft drinks, purified water, and energy drinks (Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Aquafina, AMP Energy, etc.…). Clinton's Ditch Cooperative serves customers in the United States.
Crouse Hospital  736 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210 >> As one of the top ten employers in Central New York, Crouse Health offers a wide range of clinical and non-clinical career opportunities.
Feldmeier Equipment 6800 Townline Rd, Syracuse, NY 13211 >> This fast growing local company fabricates stainless steel vessels for customers around the world. From pharmaceutical, biotech, and cosmetic clients to brewers and food, dairy, and beverage processing facilities, the Feldmeier name has become a trusted resource for quality, dependable stainless steel processing equipment. Careers here include entry-level positions as well as professional and skilled trade jobs.
Five Star Equipment 6500 E Taft Rd, East Syracuse, NY 13057 >> Five Star Equipment supplies customers in the construction, commercial worksite and forestry industries with quality John Deere equipment backed by five-star service and support. Careers here include technicians, parts department specialists, salespeople and administrative professionals.
Giovanni Foods 8800 60 Rd, Baldwinsville, NY 13027 >> Giovanni Food Co., Inc. has been making pasta sauces since 1934. The company has evolved into a leading Private Label and Co-Packaging partner for emerging and established brands. They create solutions like organic, clean label, and seasonal products as well as Flexible Pouch and PET packaging.

Indeed.com >> Indeed is an American worldwide employment-related search engine for job listings.

Iron Workers Local Union 60 This is a link to an Iron Worker Apprenticeship application. "An Iron Worker apprentice is a training-level employee who works in the Iron Working industry while also attending classes to learn industry skills and safety techniques... Qualifications to become an Iron Worker apprentice include a strong foundation of math and literacy skills, a high school or an equivalency diploma, and the ability to successfully complete an aptitude test. Additionally a qualified candidate must be physically fit, drug-free, have access to reliable transportation, and have proof of citizenship or the legal right to work in the U.S."
ISAAC Heating and Air Conditioning 2760 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse, NY 13224 >> Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning is a leader in providing HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) services to homeowners. Careers here include a variety of positions relating to commercial and residential HVAC installation, sales and service.
JMA Wireless 7645 Henry Clay Blvd, Liverpool, NY 13088 >> JMA Wireless is the leading global innovator in mobile wireless connectivity solutions. Careers here range from maintenance and mechanic technicians to software development and engineering.
Laboratory Alliance of CNY 4900 Broad Rd Suite 1K, Syracuse, NY 13215 >> Laboratory Alliance of Central New York, LLC, is an independent, for-profit, medical testing laboratory providing all the inpatient and outpatient clinical and anatomic pathology testing for Crouse Hospital and St. Joseph’s Health. The company has opportunities for both licensed and non-licensed employees.
Loretto Health and Rehabilitation Center 700 E Brighton Ave, Syracuse, NY 13205 >> Loretto Health and Rehabilitation Center is a senior living provider in Syracuse that provides a variety of services for older adults throughout Central New York. Job opportunities range from clinical professionals to maintenance and food service.
Millwrights Union >> Millwrights are a specialized skilled group in installing and maintaining today's machinery. Local 1163, in Liverpool, New York, serves the industry and protects the integrity of the Millwright trade in 50 counties in the upstate New York area. These positions require an apprenticeship
NY Water Environment Association 525 Plum St #102, Syracuse, NY 13204 >> New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA) is an organization of water quality professionals founded in 1929 to serve the public interest by promoting sustainable water quality management through science, education, and training. Water treatment professional is one of the faster growing job categories in the country.
Over the Top Roofing 1024 NY-48, Fulton, NY 13069 >> Over the Top Roofing is a premier residential and commercial roofing and home improvement specialist. Including roof replacement and repairs, metal roof repairs and installation, new window installation, new door installation, home and business additions, garages, porches, decks, siding, and more. Jobs here include grounds crew members, roofers, commercial roofers and individuals with siding experience.
Rapid Response Monitoring 400 W Division St, Syracuse, NY 13204 >> Rapid Response Monitoring is a critical response center focused on saving lives and protecting homes and businesses. Supported by teams of experts in their respective fields, our highly trained specialists are the 24/7 backbone for thousands of alarm companies across the country. Careers include customer service, technical support, data entry, accounting and software development. Find out more and apply for a Control Center Specialist position by downloading this document.
Raulli and Sons 213 Teall Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210 >> Raulli & Sons, a steel fabrication and erection company located in Syracuse, New York, has been in business since 1949. This large-scale construction company employs AWS certified welders as well as others.

Seal and Design 6741 Thompson Rd, Syracuse, NY 13211 >> Seal & Design Inc. is a world-class manufacturing and distribution company specializing in all types of sealing products. Our product line includes gaskets, o-rings, seals, molded products, die-cut foams, and many other specific products for all kinds of sealing applications. Seal & Design consist of three divisions/locations across the US and Canada.

St. Joseph’s Health 301 Prospect Ave, Syracuse, NY 13203 >> St. Joseph’s Health is another large local health care provider. Founded in 1869, it was the first hospital open to the public in the city of Syracuse. It also offers many kinds of job opportunities.
Spectrum 815 E Erie Blvd E, Syracuse, NY 13210 >> Spectrum is America’s fastest-growing TV, internet and voice provider. Spectrum careers include everything from sales and customer service to installation and maintenance to television, news and media.

Stickley Furniture 1 Stickley Dr, Manlius, NY 13104 >> Stickley produces America’s premium hardwood furniture and fine upholstery. Job applications can be found here.

Syracuse Label & Surround Printing 200 Stewart Dr, North Syracuse, NY 13212 >> Syracuse Label & Surround Printing produces custom-made labels and packaging for a wide variety of products like cosmetics, food, beverages, household items and pharmaceuticals.

Syracuse University >> One of the area’s largest employers, Syracuse University offers career opportunities in everything from Public Safety to Information Technology, Recreation Services and everything in between.

TCGPlayer 440 S Warren St, Syracuse, NY 13202 >> TCGplayer’s mission is: “To gather the world's collectible gaming information and make it accessible and useful. This exciting company offers career opportunities that range from entry-level to certified software engineers and marketing professionals.
Upstate University Hospital 750 E Adams St, Syracuse, NY 13210 >> Between its medical school and hospital, Upstate University Hospital is Onondaga County’s largest employer, generating around 10,000 jobs in Central New York. Job opportunities range from medical staff, to skilled trades, to food service and many, many others.
Whitacre Engineering Company 4522 Wetzel Rd, Liverpool, NY 13090 >> The Whitacre Engineering Company provides outstanding customer service and high-quality products and services to the construction industry coordinating packages of rebar services, serving the Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia markets. Jobs here include truck drivers, detailers, clerical positions and others.
 
STUDENT RESUME WRITING RESOURCES
Action Words for Resumes
Resume and Interview Tips
Resume Template #1ResumTemplate #2Resume Template #3, Reference Template
     
SCSD CTE Programs in the News:
New partnership will train high school students to work in the film industry (2/25/20)

Syracuse P-TECH grad set to get OCC degree and start full-time job (5/14/19)

P-Tech program helping students succeed while closing the skills gap (5/13/19)

Wanted: The Next Class Of P-TECH Students [12/26/18]
P-Tech is pathway to tech jobs of the future [7/19/18]
Syracuse City School District goes all in on drones [4/9/18)]
Students at Institute of Technology at Syracuse Central are ready to be on-air [2/2/18]
   
2020 High School Choice Booklet

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Links

VIDEO: CTE - A Golden Opportunity
Common Career Technical Core (CCTC)
Career Ready Practices
Career Ready Practice Lesson Plans
CTE Technical Assistance Center
PTECH.Org

Resources

CTE Career Readiness PPT
8th Grade Power Point 2019-2020
CTE Senior Portfolio Requirements
Keys to a Successful CTE Interview
Tips for CTE Success
CRP CDOS CFM Crosswalk
2019-20 CTE Data Review
CTE Community Partners Presentation 2017
Sample Employability Profile XLS
Master CTE Unit Plan Template
Master CTE Lesson Plan Template
CTE Blue Ribbon Task Force Report 2012