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The Okaloosa County School District works closely with the Workforce Development Board to identify key industries with a future need for skilled workers. Offering a wide variety of courses at the middle and high school level, Okaloosa County’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) program allows students the possibility of earning industry certification, college credit and high school credit all at once.

CTE gives students a head start on college and careers in high-skill, high-wage and high-demand occupations organized in many different career clusters including:

  • Architecture & Construction
  • Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
  • Education & Training
  • Health Science
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
  • Manufacturing
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM
  • Transportation, Distribution & Logistics 

The students of Okaloosa County have more educational options than ever before!


  • Choose from a wide variety of career programs
  • Earn college credit at no cost to your family while attending high school
  • Learn from industry-certified experienced professionals in state-of-the-art classrooms
  • Earn national industry certifications that lead to high skill/high wage positions
  • Qualify for Florida Bright Futures and Gold Seal Scholarships

Learn more about Career & Technical Education in Okaloosa County here.


April Branscome, Program Director, Career/Technical Education

David Johnson, Teacher on Special Assignment

Nancy Takacs, Office Manager, Career/Technical Education