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Career Technical Education (CTE)


The Lake Shore Compact is a career technical consortium serving Euclid, Mentor, and Wickliffe school systems. Lake Shore Compact's primary objective is to prepare students to enter a four-year college, a two-year technical school, or a career of their choosing. Students in the Lake Shore Compact programs are eligible to receive college credit upon successful completion of their program, according to College Tech Prep standards.


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The following College Tech Prep Programs are offered to Euclid High School students through the Lake Shore Compact:

Advanced Manufacturing at Lakeland Community College 

Students learn the application of quality control principles, basic drafting skills, CNC programming, SURFCAM, use of precision measuring tools, cold forming of metals, and precision turning and milling.  Internship opportunities available senior year. 

Earn Up to 18 College Credits

Allied Health at Mentor High School 

Exploratory health program that prepares students for a wide range of medical careers through high-level academic coursework, practical lab experiences, and clinic experiences.  Students will receive their cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and basic life support (BLS) certification while preparing to earn a State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) certification. 

Earn Up to 9 College Credits

CAD/Engineering Technology at Lakeland Community College

Prepares students to assist with the implementation of the manufacturing process from design to the finished product. CAD technicians support the work of engineers, using theoretical knowledge of fundamental science, engineering, mathematical 2D, and 3D design principles. 

Earn Up To 23 College Credits

Construction Management (2) - located at both Euclid High School and Lakeland Community College

Provides a broad survey of multiple construction technology fields; prepares the student for advanced studies and training in a specific construction apprenticeship program. 

Earn Up To 11 College Credits

Criminal Justice at Euclid High School 

Criminal Justice I & II involves classroom and tactical experiences related to public safety occupations such as law enforcement, loss prevention, homeland security, and private security.  Training topics such as patrol, crime scene processing, arrest procedures interview, and interrogation and testifying are only a few of the competencies based on Ohio’s public safety standards.  The second year of the program involves participation in the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission’s Private Security Academy. Passage of the academy state exam will certify the student as a private security officer in the state of Ohio.  Students obtain First Aid, CPR, AED, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), OSHA, ASP expandable baton, and OC/Mace Certifications. College Credits range from 3 to 15 based on academy performance. 

Earn Up To 15 College Credits

Culinary Arts at Euclid High School

Provides students an opportunity to explore a wide variety of learning experiences involving nutrition, food sanitation, basic culinary techniques, food preparation, nutrition, and baking fundamentals. Students will run a full-service restaurant open to the public to obtain experience in all positions. Upon successful completion, students are prepared to work in a hotel, restaurant, or hospitality setting. Students will receive certification through the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation. 

Earn Up to 9 College Credits

Early Childhood Education at Mentor High School

The Early Childhood Education Program (ECE) offers training for students in both the preschool and elementary settings.  This is a two-year program where students actively engage in the preschool classroom located at Mentor High School (junior year) and work in a classroom setting of their choice (senior year).  While in the classroom, students gain knowledge about behavior management techniques, educational theorists, and have the opportunity to teach the class and write lesson plans. This program is a pathway that leads to a rewarding career working with young learners.

Earn Up To 14 College Credits

Exercise Science at Euclid High School 

Students will apply procedures and techniques used in athletic training and the care provided for therapeutic exercise and the rehabilitation of athletic injuries.  Topics will include, but not limited to injury prevention, nutritional intake, exercise science in relation to other healthcare fields, and medical terminology.  

Earn up to 15 college credits

Fire Science/EMT at Euclid High School (juniors) and Tri C West (seniors)

Students will explore health and safety careers such as firefighting and EMS. Students will use medical and diagnostic equipment to perform detailed medical and trauma patient assessments and treat a wide range of life-threatening conditions. Students will also complete live burns, emergency vehicle drivers, hazardous materials, and special rescue training which includes search and rescue, rappelling, and confined space drills. 

Earn Up To 18 College Credits

Graphic Design & Video Production at Mentor High School

Students will learn, study, and practice with cutting-edge technology in Interactive Media, a class where technology and art meet.  Students learn to produce media for advertising, corporate communications, educational institutions, and the information and entertainment industries.

Earn Up To 27 College Credits

Marketing & Business Administration at Mentor High School

This program is designed for students who may be interested in pursuing a degree in business.  Students learn business operations and decision-making skills as well as the efficient use of company resources necessary to work toward the common goals and objectives that keep a business healthy and growing.  Students are challenged to apply classroom concepts to real-world business practices through field trips and local business partners. Creative and innovative thinkers with an eye towards the future are highly encouraged to apply.  

Earn Up To 12 College Credits

Networking & Cybersecurity at Lakeland Community College

Prepares students to build, evaluate, troubleshoot, and maintain computers, networks, and electronic products and systems on a path to becoming a Computer Engineer.  Students will prepare for the CompTIA A+ Certification and Networking certification. Internship opportunities are available during the senior year. 

Earn Up To 30 College Credits

Programming & Software Development at Lakeland Community College

Focuses on software design and development where students will build applications for business and industry, learn how to store, use, and retrieve data from databases, create dynamic websites, and explore ethical hacking. 

Earn Up To 21 College Credits

Studio Art and Visual Design at Euclid High School
Prepares students for a career in visual design and computer imaging. Emphasis is placed on the development of proficiency in basic art skills such as drawing, calligraphy, layout, and illustration using various techniques and media. Students become proficient in the use of InDesign and Photoshop to create graphic pieces. Additional Adobe certification in Photoshop & InDesign is available for students who successfully complete this program.  
Earn Up To 9 College Credits

Urban Agriculture at Euclid HS

This program teaches students how to manage and work in the growing field of urban agriculture with skills related to plant and animal production as well as business leadership, entrepreneurship abilities, and communication.  In this program, students learn about and operate a community-supported agricultural business as part of the school day. Students will be responsible for all aspects of the business including cultivating and growing food, managing and caring for livestock including chickens and goats, packaging and marketing products, and interacting with customers. Students who successfully complete the program can earn several industry-related credentials.  This experience will prepare students to enter the thriving local food economy of Northeast Ohio in a variety of capacities so that they can enter a career that is personally and professionally rewarding. 

College Credits: TBD

Welding at Euclid HS & Lincoln Electric

This community service-driven program is designed to teach students how to communicate, collaborate, and educate businesses and industries in our local community while utilizing the skills of welding, fabricating, designing, and engineering.  Our student-facilitated projects will impact our lives, our communities, our schools, and our country. This program has been ranked in the top 5 welding programs in the US for the last 10 years and is both nationally and internationally recognized.  

Earn Up To 7 College Credits

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