Dennis Fortenberry Career Technical Education Center:

Nurturing Skills, Crafting Futures

The Dennis Fortenberry Career Technical Education (CTE) Center is a beacon of innovation and skill development, strategically positioned within the heart of the school district near Carson. T center is dedicated to molding the workforce of tomorrow, offering a diverse array of programs in allied health, teaching academy, robotics, welding, construction, engineering, agriculture, and culinary arts.

Programs Shaping Tomorrow's Professionals

  • Allied Health: Explore the dynamic world of healthcare in our Allied Health program. From nursing fundamentals to medical sciences, students gain knowledge and skills vital for success in the ever-evolving healthcare industry.
  • Teaching Academy: The Teaching Academy fosters the growth of future educators through a combination of theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience, ensuring they are well-prepared for the challenges of the teaching profession.
  • Robotics: The Robotics program combines creativity and technology, providing students with hands-on projects that delve into the principles of engineering, programming, and problem-solving.
  • Welding: Equip yourself with the skills needed for a career in metalworking through our Welding program, where students master welding techniques and gain insights into metallurgy.
  • Construction and Engineering: In the Construction and Engineering program, students explore the fundamentals of building and design, engaging in architectural concepts and hands-on construction projects.
  • JROTC (Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps): JROTC is an integral part of our CTE, instilling leadership, discipline, and teamwork in students, preparing them for potential military careers and providing valuable life skills.
  • Agriculture: Discover the intricacies of agriculture, from crop cultivation to sustainable farming practices, in our Agriculture program. We prepare students for the vital role they can play in the agriculture sector.
  • Culinary Arts: Embark on a culinary journey in our Culinary Arts program, where students learn the art and science of cooking. Notably, Culinary Arts classes are conducted on the HBCU Prentiss Institute campus near Prentiss in the Crosby Cafeteria building, providing a unique and immersive learning experience.
  • Connecting Education and Industry: At Dennis Fortenberry CTE Center, we believe in the seamless integration of education and industry. Our programs are developed in collaboration with local businesses and industry experts, ensuring our students acquire practical skills directly aligned with workforce demands.
  • Pathways to Opportunities: We take pride in creating pathways for our students to explore their passions and build meaningful careers. Our center serves as a bridge between education and the workforce, connecting students with internships, mentorships, and job placement opportunities.