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.
Phone: (808) 956-7461
Career and Technical Education (CTE) is an educational program that aligns academic standards with technical knowledge and skills to prepare students for careers in current or emerging occupations and further education. CTE is the only educational program in which course content is guided by business and industry input.
Prepare Hawaii students for todayʻs workforce and continuous learning.
“Nationwide, Career Technical Education (CTE) programs are changing, evolving and innovating to better serve the country’s needs. CTE is preparing students of all ages to help drive America’s success and vitality. Further, it is creating an educational environment that integrates core academics with real-world relevance. CTE is leading this change, transforming expectations and making a difference for students, for secondary and postsecondary schools, for businesses and industry—for America.” (http://www.careertech.org/)
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 very right lane (emergency lane) next to the curb near the guard shack. If a guard questions you, just let them know you will be quick. If you need to stay longer than 15 minutes, please contact an office administrator for a parking pass to park in the Music Building lot outlined in red. See Map Below.
Title: State Director
Title: Associate Director
Title: Administrative Officer
Title: Civil Rights Specialist
Title: Media Specialist
Title: Educational Specialist