Academic Assistance


The Career & Technical Education (CTE) Student Support Team delivers services designed to help students enrolled in the College's career and technical programs earn better grades, remain in school, and graduate with the skills necessary to pursue employment in current or emerging high-priority technical professions. CCAC's technical programs include both certificate and associate degree programs that combine challenging academic and technical courses to prepare students for the workforce.

The CTE Student Support Team helps students navigate their way through the college experience while developing their academic and personal skills. We also connect students with a host of other free college services to help them achieve their academic goals.

See a complete list of CCAC's CTE programs by category.

 

 

Workshops & Presentations

The Career & Technical Education Student Support Team is available to conduct classroom workshops or presentations at faculty request. Topics can vary from a general introduction to CTE Student Services to specific workshops for developing academic skills, including time management and effective study habits. Please feel free to contact us with a request - if we don't already have a workshop or presentation built for your requested topic, we'll develop one!

Workforce & Job Readiness

The Workforce & Job Readiness Department, partially funded by the Perkins Grant, provides students and graduates with a variety of tools, resources, and services to help them prepare for future careers. To learn more about Workforce & Job Readiness, visit their webpage with the link below.

Workforce & Job Readiness

Career Coach

With Career Coach you can search for careers based on your CCAC program, or search for CCAC programs based on your dream job.

Career Coach

 

 

Nontraditional Career Students

The CTE Student Support Team works to support gender equity across all career pathways, including "nontraditional careers". Nontraditional careers are those occupations in which one gender comprises less than 25% of the current workforce. For example, Health Information Technology careers are primarily held by women, whereas software development and union trades occupations are typically held by men. There are many reasons why a student might pursue a nontraditional career:

  • Higher wage potential and benefits that contribute to economic self-sufficiency
  • The satisfaction of choosing a career based on skills, aptitudes, interests and abilities rather than conforming to gender norms
  • Greater opportunities for employment and advancement

Talk to us about the benefits of choosing a nontraditional career path.

 

CTE Programs by Category

 

 

Presentation Samples

Perkins Career & Technical Education Grant

The CTE Student Support Team is funded by the federal Perkins Career & Technical Education Grant. The Perkins Grant provides funding to CCAC for student support staff, instructional equipment and professional development to help Career & Technical Education students earn better grades, remain in school, and graduate with the skills necessary to pursue employment in current or emerging high priority technical professions while supporting gender equity across all career pathways.

Due to federal grant guidelines, the CTE Student Support Team cannot assist students with developmental coursework. Furthermore, the Perkins Grant does not provide funds directly to students, but instead funds initiatives designed to help Career & Technical Education students succeed.

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Contact a CTE Student Support Specialist

Staff is available:
M-F 8:30AM - 4:30PM

Standing appointments available:
T 4:00PM - 6:00PM
W 11:00AM - 1:00PM
TH 1:00PM - 3:00PM

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