We connect educators and industry leaders to equip students for college and career success.

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Learning for the 21st century

By combining rigorous academics with career preparation across the 15 Industry Sectors, our county-wide consortium creates work-based learning opportunities for students and empowers educators with 21st-century learning strategies.
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Career Technical Education

Career Technical Education (CTE) is a program of study that involves a multiyear sequence of courses that integrates core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge to provide students with a pathway to postsecondary education and careers.
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Success through collaboration

In order to adapt to the ever-evolving world of work, we are developing and cultivating an ongoing county-wide collaborative effort that guarantees every Orange County student the support they need to prepare for college and achieve success in their career field.
Our Mission
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United network of support

We partnered with schools, colleges, local businesses, and community organizations to build a county-wide, self-sustaining support system that gives every student the resources they need to get into college, secure a well-paying job, and build a better life.
Our Partners

Pathways Showcase

The OC Pathways Showcase is an annual celebration of the partnership between industry and educational leaders and their joint efforts to equip ​​the next generation and fortify the county’s future workforce. Since 2015, we’ve gathered each year to showcase and celebrate student projects as they travel through their education and career paths aided by forward thinking business partners and educational leaders.

How we prepare students

Industry sectors

Our core academic courses connect to the 15 industry sectors to increase students’ overall employability.

Wide range of Courses

Expert courses are designed by real professionals and experienced educators so you know they will apply to real world jobs

Expert partners

Our partners are leaders in their field, experienced educators, successful entrepreneurs, and alumni.

Helping real people

OC Pathways has already helped thousands of students achieve their goals and we are only getting started. Help us grow our network today.

Success for all

OC Pathways is a compassionate, caring network of people that make sure no one is left behind.

Community matters

We truly believe in what it means to be a part of the community, so we partner with community organizations, non-profits, and activists to help those who need it most.

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Career Technical Education curriculum has been developed that involves a multiyear sequence of courses for students in grades 8-12, that integrate core academic and technical knowledge with 25 courses. Interested in receiving blank templates of the Integrated Program of Study?