CTE offers a few special programs that don't follow the typical 3 and 4 year models. These programs are available to students across the district and have their own application procedures and deadlines.
Chicago Police and Firefighter Training Academy (CPFTA) is a 2-year after school program that allows you to train at the Chicago Police and Fire Academies for a future career in law, public safety, fire science and more while earning school credit.
The Practical Nursing Program (PNP) is an honors level citywide Health Sciences program for 11th and 12th graders that provides you with the education and training required to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The program trains you to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become successful in the nursing field.