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Career Education

‚Äč OC Pathways - 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 Career Pathways. This county-wide consortium between community colleges, K12's, 4-year colleges, and business/industry partners also creates work-based learning opportunities for students and empowers educators with 21st-century learning strategies. 

CTEp - Career Technical Education Partnership is a consortium of the Garden Grove, Orange, and Santa Ana Unified School Districts and the Orange County Department of Education. They promote and support college and career readiness through a proven combination of integrated academics, project-based learning, business internships, and career guidance. CTEp creates innovative and rigorous courses that meet state and post-secondary standards and form Career Technical Education Pathways and Integrated Programs of study for middle and high school students. CTEp provides support and oversight in the following areas: 

  • Pathways/Program of Study Development
  • Post-Secondary Partnerships
  • Instructional Support/Professional Development 
  • Legislation/Instructional Initiative and Funding
  • Industry Partnerships/Internships/Work-Based Learning

Institute for Leadership Development- The Institute for Leadership Development (ILD) provides a wide variety of credentialing programs, professional development, and technical assistance for local educators to meet the unique needs of schools and districts. 


Kathy Boyd- Director (714) 708-5880

Nicole Stephenson- Executive Assistant (714) 708-5893