Career Technical Education

Contact Information

CTE State Director
Teri Wigert
(307) 777-7708
CTE Section Supervisor
Guy Jackson
(307) 777-3655
CTE Consultant
Perkins Information

Randall Butt
(307) 777-5329
CTE Consultant
Career Guidance & Perkins Information

Tonya Gerharter
(307) 777-6808
CTE Consultant
CTSO Information
Demonstration Grant Information

Loralyn O’Kief
(307) 777-3549

CTE Demonstration Project Grant Program 2014-2016 Request for Engagement

School Districts that would like to apply for this grant should submit a proposal to the CTE section of the Wyoming Department of Education no later than 5:00P.M. Friday, October 8, 2014.

Public Comment Period Open for DRAFT CTE Standards

The CTE Standards Revision Committee has completed their first draft of the new CTE standards. The standards are now available for public comment. Please review the standards and complete the survey below to provide the committee feedback. For more information regarding the standards review process, see the Standards Review page.

Announcing the CTE Newsletter!

We’re developing a newsletter to better communicate with Wyoming CTE stakeholders. Each issue will be filled with good information, and we want you to collaborate and share your stories with us. Please send your contributions to Tom Lacock. Check out our previous editions below!

Career Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)

CTSOs are career and technical education student organizations which form a local, state and national network. Wyoming has five key CTSOs and they are: DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America), FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America), SkillsUSA, and FFA (Future Farmers of America).
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Carl D. Perkins Career Technical Education Act

The Carl D. Perkins Career Technical Education Act of 2006 is a federal act designed to develop more fully the academic and career technical skills of secondary education students and postsecondary education students who elect to enroll in career technical education programs.
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  • Nontraditional CTE Courses
    To access a list of CTE courses considered nontraditional for males or females, visit the following website:
  • CTE Visual Timeline
  • CTE Course Sequencing is a process where school districts align career and technical education courses within programs so students can take coursework that lead them to the workforce or postsecondary education. In Wyoming, state approved CTE course sequences provide additional funding to the school districts on an annual basis.
  • The Wyoming Careers page provides citizens with detailed career planning information that will guide them into a career field in which they have interest. The site provides Wyoming-specific information.
  • Wyoming Select Committee on Recalibration: Career and Technical Ed