CTE Month graphic with student photos, QR code linking to aberdeen.k12.sd.us, and text: February is Career and Technical Education Month at Aberdeen Public Schools! Learn more about ATEC Academy!

ABERDEEN, S.D. – February 2024 is Career and Technical Education Month at Aberdeen Public Schools. 

At Aberdeen Central’s ATEC Academy, an event will be held Feb. 14 in conjunction with Dakota State University. ATEC will host a DSU student cybersecurity roadshow, with high school students within a 50-mile radius invited to attend. 

ATEC Academy offers several advanced technical and specialized courses that prepare students for college and/or careers. Career clusters include: 

  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Education and Training
  • Finance
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Health Science
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety and Security
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • STEM
  • Transportation, Distribution and Logistics 

Fore more information about Central’s ATEC Academy, watch the ATEC video or visit its webpage here.

About the Aberdeen Public School District 

The Aberdeen Public School District provides a comprehensive educational program to approximately 4,200 students in grades K-12, with a mission of empowering all students to succeed in a changing world. Our students receive the knowledge and skills necessary to reach their potential in a global community through high expectations of academic achievement; diverse educational opportunities; and community involvement in a safe, supportive environment. Learn more at aberdeen.k12.sd.us.