13) Number of students in the career pathways program who received a state-approved Career and Technical Education (CTE) certificate.
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Question: What are state-approved Career and Technical Education (CTE) certificates?
The answer to this question has two parts. First - What are certificates?
The California Chancellor's Office may approve five types of educational programs, three of which are certificate programs.
Career Technical certificate programs include a combination of general education and career technical education (CTE) courses that students must complete. Most available certificates are focused on a specific career pathway, for example, Laney College offers 47 certificates and all but one are career specific.