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The Okaloosa County School District works closely with the CareerSource Okaloosa/Walton to identify key industries with a future need for skilled workers. Offering a wide variety of courses at the high and middle 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.

High School CTE Programs

  • Baker School - Carpentry, Applied Robotics, Culinary Arts, Early Childcare Education, and Information Technology
  • Choctawhatchee HS – Advanced Manufacturing, Carpentry, Emergency Medical Responder, Engineering, and Information Technology
  • Crestview HS – Advanced Manufacturing, Applied Robotics, Automotive Service Tech, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Electricity, Emergency Medical Responder, Engineering, HVAC, Information Technology, Practical Nursing, and Welding Technology
  • Fort Walton Beach HS – Advanced Manufacturing, Biomedical Science, Emergency Medical Responder, Engineering, and Information Technology
  • Laurel Hill School – Carpentry and Information Technology
  • Niceville HS – Applied Robotics, Emergency Medical Responder, Culinary Arts and Information Technology

Middle School CTE Programs

  • Baker School - Carpentry, Information Technology, and STEM
  • Bruner MS – Carpentry, Health Occupations, Information Technology, STEM
  • Davidson MS – Health Occupations, Information Technology and STEM
  • Destin MS - Information Technology and STEM
  • Lewis School - Information Technology and STEM
  • Meigs MS - Information Technology and STEM
  • Okaloosa STEMM Academy - Offers Information Technology and STEM
  • Pryor MS – Advanced Manufacturing, Carpentry, Information Technology, and STEM
  • Ruckel MS - Information Technology and STEM

All students have the opportunity to take dual enrollment courses offered at Okaloosa Technical College.  Programs offered:  HVAC, Applied Cybersecurity, Automotive, Carpentry, Culinary Arts, Technology Support Services, Cosmetology, Electricity, Marine Services Technology, Practical Nursing, Solar Technology, and Welding Technology.



April Branscome, Program Director, Career & Technical Education

Jerral Horton, Program Administrator, Artificial Intelligence

David Welch, Teacher on Special Assignment, Engineering and Trades

Dottie Holland, Teacher of Special Assignment, High School Artificial Intelligence Coordinator

Nancy Takacs, Office Manager, Career & Technical Education

Diane Langlois, Career & Technical Education Technician