NYSED Approved CTE Programs

  • NYSED approved CTE programs have gone through a rigorous initial approval process, and they must get reapproved every five years.

    Students in NYSED approved programs are eligible to receive a technical endorsement on their high school diploma provided they meet the criteria.

    Technical Endorsement Criteria:

    • Complete the graduation requirements for any diploma type (Local, Regents, or Regents with advanced designation)
    • Complete a NYSED-Approved Career and Technical Education (CTE) program
      • Complete an Employability Profile
      • Complete work experience opportunity
    • Pass each part of a 3-part technical assessment associated with the specific CTE program