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Career and Technical Education

What is Career & Technical Education?

Career & Technical Education (CTE) courses blend both academics and career education into a practical program. Rigorous and challenging coursework prepares our students for a wide range of careers.

Why Career & Technical Education?

Our CTE courses provide students with skills such as communication, critical thinking, problem solving, entrepreneurship and leadership focusing on academics taught with relevance to the real world.

Career pathways offered through CTE at Glenbrook North High School include:


  • Entrepreneurship, finance, management, marketing

Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Culinary arts, education, fashion (construction, design, merchandising), hospitality

Trade and Industrial

  • Automotives, carpentry, welding, metalwork


  • Architecture, computer programming, engineering, game design