New CTEC school coming to EBR Parish

Originally published by BR Proud.

A new school is coming to East Baton Rouge Parish and doors open this fall. 

The Career Technology Education Center, also known as CTEC, will offer students across the district a new educational track for high school studies and post-graduation careers. 

CTEC will help students who are ready to begin their career straight from high school or want to dual enroll in technical college courses. The Education Center will initially offer four main areas of focus with different specializations built into each area of study.

1. Computer Science/Information Technology: cyber engineering, IT programming, IT networking

2. Medical: emergency medical tech, health sciences

3. Manufacturing: operations, instrumentation, automotive

4. Skilled Crafts: HVAC, electrician, drafting, carpentry

CTEC will accept close to 150 students with plans to eventually acept more than 300 students. To learn more about CTEC and to apply to become a student or a teacher visit