Welcome to Career and Technical Education (CTE) at Minnesota State. We partner closely with the Office of College and Career Success at the Minnesota Department of Education to prepare students to enter high skill, high wage or high demand employment in Minnesota.


Dates Announced for the CTE Works! Summit: Oct. 29-31

The annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Summit will be held this year, October 29-31 at the Minneapolis Marriot Northwest, Brooklyn Park, MN. The annual Minnesota CTE Works! Summit connects educators, advisors and administrators from high schools and colleges with workforce developers, business and industry partners, and our local communities. This energizing professional development event features national leaders and local innovators sharing their data-informed research and practices in Career and Technical Education, career readiness, and student support that help every youth and adult meet academic and workforce needs. Get all the details on lodging, venue, speakers, workshops, registration, and more at www.cteworksminnesota.org.

Services to Corrections and Disabilities Grant Opens April 9th

Minnesota State is authorized to provide, under the auspices of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006, assistance to institutions serving individuals with disabilities or offenders to support career and technical education services and activities.

This initiative has two primary goals to address persistent disparities among these populations:

  1. To provide assistance to institutions which will assist persons through career and technical education services and activities that will upgrade the skills and increase career opportunities in order to increase personal economic self-sufficiency and,
  2. To assist in the development of career and technical education services and activities, which could be replicated or adopted elsewhere in the State.

Get more information about eligibility, guidelines, and the application process or contact Eva Scates-Winston at eva.scates-winson@minnstate.edu or (651) 201-1680.