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What is the purpose for the Office of the State Director for Career and Technical Education?

The Office of the State Director for Career and Technical Education (OSDCTE) also known as the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center, is located at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa lower campus. OSDCTE is the administrative arm for the State Board for Career and Technical Education. The CTE Center assists the State Board in carrying out the purpose and provisions of the Perkins’ legislation. The State Office develops and revises the State Plan for career and technical education, recommends establishment of policies for career and technical education, and assists the Department of Education and the University of Hawai’i Community College System in planning, coordinating, and evaluating career and technical education programs, activities, and services.


General Information

Phone: (808) 956-7461



Mailing Address and Location

Career and Technical Education Center
Lunalilo I, Lower Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822

If you are picking up or dropping off, please pull up on the right side of Portable 1. If you need to stay longer than 15 minutes, please see the office administrator for a parking pass to park in the Music Building lot.


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