Academy Pipeline

Career and Technical Education (CTE) provides students with real world context, hands-on experience and 21st century skills that can be explored beginning in middle school through high school and beyond. CTE Transitions provides a bridge that connects learning to careers. Transitions help students acquire the technical skills, knowledge and attitudes needed in preparation for high skill, high wage, and high demand occupations in current and emerging professions. Academy Pathways are a perfect blend of vocational education and rigorous academics.

For more information contact: CTE Transitions Coordinator, Christyann Anderson (760) 674-7627 or e-mail: chanderson@collegeofthedesert.edu

High School Academies

Cathedral City High School - Digital Arts Technology Academy (DATA) - CPA

Indio High School - Health Science Academy - CPA

La Quinta High School - Medical Health Academy - CPA

La Quinta High School - Public Service Academy - CPA

Shadow Hills High School - Academy of Technology and Landscape Mgmt - CPA

Coachella Valley High School - Digital Design and Production Academy - CPA

Coachella Valley High School - Health Careers Academy - CPA

Coachella Valley High School - Agriculture

Coachella Valley High School - Hospitality Recreation and Tourism Academy - CPA

Coachella Valley High School - Public Service Academy - CPA

Desert Mirage High School - Green Energy and Technology Academy (GReAT)

Cathedral City High School - Health and Environmental Health Academy of Learning (HEAL) - CPA

Desert Hot Springs High School - Public Safety Academy - CPA

Desert Hot Springs High School - Renewable Energy Academy of Learning (REAL) - CPA

Palm Springs High School - Money Marketing Management (Linked Learning)

Palm Springs High School - Palm Springs Academy of Learning Medicine (PALM) - CPA

Palm Springs High School - Arts Institute (Linked Learning)

Rancho Mirage High School - Culinary Arts (CAFÉ') - 10th grade only (Linked Learning)

Rancho Mirage High School - Automotive

Desert Mirage HIgh School - Aviation Academy

Palm Desert High School -- Health Careers