OC Pathways connects educators and industry leaders to equip students for college and career success. Partners develop coursework that combines rigorous academics with career preparation across the 15 Industry Sectors. This county-wide consortium creates work-based learning opportunities for students and empowers educators with 21st-century learning strategies.
Welcome to OC Pathways!
The mission of OC Pathways is to facilitate collaboration among schools, colleges, regional businesses, and community partners to ensure that Orange County students are ready for college and career success through participation in learning experiences that integrate rigorous academics and career preparation.
Our vision is to create a self-sustaining support system in partnership with schools, colleges, regional businesses & community organizations to expand career pathway opportunities for increasing numbers of OC students. We will equip educators with the competencies needed to offer students preparation for the opportunities leading to high-demand, high-wage careers and expanded life opportunities.
What is 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. It is the mission of OC Pathways to facilitate the collaboration to ensure that Orange County students are ready for college and career success through participation in learning experiences that integrate rigorous academics and career preparation.