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CTE Programs

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs listed below represent a concerted effort in the Tri-City area to provide a comprehensive offering of programs to our students.  These opportunities in Rochester, Somersworth, and Dover will provide students with skills required to be successful in high wage, high demand careers.  Students are presented with the opportunity to acquire technical training skills necessary to compete in college and in the workplace.  Technical program classes implement reading, mathematics, science, and technical skills, as well as teach students to be accountable, trustworthy, dedicated, and dependable.

Rochester CTE Programs:
  • Architectural & Engineering Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Business Management
  • Computer Technology
  • Foundations of Education
  • Finance Academy
  • Graphic Design & Print Technology
  • Health Science Technology
  • Precision Machining
  • Plumbing Technology
  • Restaurant Management
Project Running Start options: Students participating in certain programs have the option to pay a minimal fee of $100 to complete college level curriculum and earn college credit while taking these courses at the Regional Technology Center.  For more information, visit the CCSNH Project Running Start website.

Somersworth Programs:
  • Building Trades and Construction Technologies
  • Industrial, Commercial, and Agricultural Mechanics (ICAM)
  • Culinary Arts
  • Digital Media
  • Horticulture/Landscaping
  • Marketing Education
  • Robotics
Dover Programs:
  • Animal Science
  • Auto Collision Repair
  • Building Trades and Construction Technologies
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electrical Technology
Non-Traditional Career Opportunities:

Students are encouraged to consider pursuing non-traditional careers to meet the increasing demand for females in automotive, engineering, construction trades, and computer fields, and demand for males in cosmetology, floriculture, nursing, education, and early childhood careers. More and more people are discovering non-traditional careers to be rewarding, fulfilling, and challenging.

Students should be mindful to select their program based on interests, skills, and personal goals regardless of gender.