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Career Technical Education

Career and Technical Education
State-Model Programs of Study can be found here:
Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs allow Delaware students the chance to earn early college credits, industry-recognized credentials and work experience while still in high school. Each state-model CTE program of study:
  •  Maps to a demand-driven occupation
  • Defines a course sequence and instructional outline
  • Offers students opportunities to earn college credit and industry recognized credentials
  • Provides support for school administrators and counselors
  • Provides course-specific professional learning opportunities for teachers
Seaford Middle School Programming Includes:
  • Family and Consumer Science
  • Business Essentials
  • Technology Education
  • Agriscience
Seaford High School Programming Includes:
  • Culinary and Hospitality
  • Public and Community Health
  • Environmental and Natural Science
  • Digital Communications Technology
  • Marketing Today!
  • Manufacturing and Technology Education
  • K-12 Teacher Academy
WBL Opportunities for Seaford Students
Even with the pandemic, Seaford High School students were able to engage in two work based learning opportunities facilitated by the Office of Work Based Learning, Seaford District Office, and Seaford High School.
Trinity Logistics - Virtual Group Project with Marketing students January to May, 2021
  • Two mentors from Trinity (Director of Sales and Director of Marketing) engaged with three students to develop a business plan for specialty transportation services. Jessica Jenney, the Marketing educator, coordinated the group project to dedicate time for student research and meetings with the Trinity mentors every two weeks. Their final presentation was made to a group of Trinity professionals, DOWBL, and Seaford High School staff. 
Nemours Children's Hospital, Behavioral Health Division, Virtual Group Project May 2021
  • Two of Nemours Clinical Psychologists mentored 5 students in Public Health pathway. Samantha Allen, the Public and Community Health educator, arranged for weekly meetings between the students and the mentors throughout the month of May. Each student selected an area of mental health as their project focus (e.g. General Anxiety Disorder, Autism, Substance Abuse, Dissociative Identity Disorder, etc.). On a weekly basis, the mentors provided guidance to assist the students with their research and fine-tune their presentations. Allied Health teachers and CTE coordinators from other schools were invited to participate in the students' final presentation. Additionally, Nemours representatives, DOWBL, and Seaford staff attended the final session.
Environmental and Natural Resources Pathway
  • Matthew Cohee, the ENRS educator, has developed multiple partnerships with Seaford area businesses in order to provide students with work based learning opportunities and service hours. The pictures below are only a few of the projects these students have completed, and only one of the awards they have received.



Seaford Middle School CTE Program Video