Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) programs provide students meaningful activities that connect academics to business and industry. Pike County High School CTAE offers programs in Agriculture, Business, and Health Science. Each area of concentration provides students a series of courses that make up a career pathway. Agriculture pathways include Agriculture Mechanics, Food Animal Systems, and Plant & Landscape Systems. Business pathways include Business & Technology and Entrepreneurship. The Health Science pathway is Therapeutic Services / Allied Health and Medicine. Courses in each of these pathways focus on student use of academic skill through relevant hands on application.
Agriculture students will be able to independently use their learning to demonstrate knowledge of all aspects of the agricultural industry from the producer through the agricultural process to the end consumer; demonstrate selected competencies in leadership through the FFA and agricultural industry organizations; demonstrate employability skills required by business and industry.
Business students will be able to independently use their knowledge of effective business practices and a variety of technology to create original products and communicate business solutions.
Healthcare Students will apply their understanding of homeostasis to report deviations to the appropriate personnel in a clinical setting; they will apply their understanding of HCS to develop a career path.