Career & Technical Education (CTE)

  • Tempe Union's CTE logo
    Prepare Arizona students for workforce success and continuous learning.

    Ensure a dynamic workforce by fully developing every student's career and academic potential.

    The Department of Career and Technical Education (CTE) for the Tempe Union High School District provides positive advocacy and assistance to the schools for career and technical education.

    CTE offers many program choices that include project-based instruction with opportunities for industry certifications and participation in student organizations. Students have dual enrollment opportunities with local community colleges and universities and can participate in successful work programs during their senior year.

    Did you know:

    • 7000 – 9000 students in the district enroll in our CTE classes each year.
    • For students who complete their programs, over 75% of pass the State CTE Assessments, and over 40% earn industry credentials.
    • We have industry advisors for all of our CTE programs, and students are required to have multiple direct industry interactions every year in each of our CTE programs.
    • As a district, we fully cover the cost for any of our students who complete a CTE program to obtain the related industry certifications and have done this for the past 5 years (other districts make students pay themselves for the certifications).

    CTE Performance Measure

    Site/Program-specific performance measurements are available upon request.

Nondiscrimination Statements

  • Nondiscrimination Statement
    Tempe Union High School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex or gender, sexual orientation, disability or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

    Declaración de Non Discriminación (Spanish Version)
    Tempe Union High School District no discriminan en base de raza, color, etnia, origen nacional, religión, sexo o género, orientación sexual, discapacidad o edad en sus programas y actividades, proporcionan acceso en condiciones de igualdad a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos de jóvenes.

Career & Technical Education Contacts

  • Eric Sorenson
    Director of Career & Technical Education
    480-839-0292 ext.12071
    Ashlee Kearney
    Administrative Assistant
    480-839-0292 ext.12070
    Shauna Demers
    CTE Content Specialist
    480-839-0292 ext.12073
    Pete Manigold
    CTE Content Specialist
    480-839-0292 ext.12074

    Laura Randleman
    CTE - Support Specialist
    480-752-8888 ext.80112
    Maurice Carter
    CTE - Support Specialist
    480-706-7900 ext.70112
    Marge Adler
    CTE - Support Specialist
    480-383-3200 ext.40112
    Joyce Johnson
    CTE - Support Specialist
    480-839-4222 ext.60112
    Debbie Graham
    CTE - Support Specialist
    480-759-8449 ext.50112
    Cynthia Schroeder
    CTE - Support Specialist
    480-967-1661 ext.20113
    Tamara Dill
    CTE - District Support Specialist
    480-839-0292 x12075