Career Technical Education and Regional Occupational Program

  • CTE and ROP courses at Colton High School will provide you with real world 21st century skills that make you career and college ready. Many of these courses meet a-g requirements necessary for entrance into the UC college system and/or are eligible for community college credit through articulation agreements.

    Career Technical Education provides you  with not only career and academic skills, but soft skills that are needed for the modern workplace, such as: critical thinking; communication; teamwork; citizenship, integrity, and ethical leadership; research tools; creativity; and innovation. 

    Students also have the opportunity to participate in career technical student organizations such as FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) and Skills USA.  These organizations help students develop their leadership skills and network with other high school students.



    Colton High School offers courses and pathways in the following industry sectors:

    Industry Sector



    Manufacturing and Product Development

    Tom Wurz

    *Graphic Communications

    Engineering and Design

    Daniel Hearon


    Fashion and Interior Design


    *Life Management

    *Fashion, Textiles and Apparel Construction

    *Fashion Design and Merchandising (coming Fall 2018)

    Finance and Business


    Marketing, Sales and Service

    Jennifer Wymer

    *Introduction to Business *Marketing, Sales and Service

    Health Science and Medical Technology

    Dawna Hughes

    Healthcare Education And Leadership Pathway

    *Medical Terminology

    *Medical Services

    *ROP Nutrition

    Megan Kelly

    *Sports Medicine

    Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

    Brandall Buckles


    Jennifer Wymer


    Culinary Arts and Hospitality Pathway

    *Food and Nutrition

    *Hospitality Marketing

    *Culinary 1

    *Culinary 2 (coming Fall 2018)

    Information Technology

    Brennan Geraldo

    *ROP GIS Fundamentals

    *ROP Digital Business Communications

    Manufacturing and Product Development

    Chris Barta

    Welding Pathway

    *Welding Occupations 1

    *Welding Occupations 2

    *Welding Occupations 3/4    


    Marcos Meza

    *Auto General Service Tech. 1

    *Auto General Service Tech. 2

    *Auto General Service Tech. 3/4