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CTE Tools and Resources

Career Clusters, Programs of Study, Advisory Board, Junior Mentor Program, Junior Achievement and partnerships with CTE can be found on this page via links or text.

Other helpful tools and resources:

NM Career Clusters Guide (PDF)

The New Mexico Public Education Department has published an excellent Career Clusters Guide - English (PDF) and Career Cluster Guide - Spanish (PDF). This guide provides information on career clusters and what programs of study might be followed for specific careers. The beginning of this guide is a career interest inventory to help students identify which career pathways to pursue. 

Next Step Plan

Transition planning can be documented using the Next Step Plan. This document will help plan and document the path to graduation through a program of study. 

Advisory Board Meeting Minutes

The Advisory Board Meeting Minutes can be found here. 


Did you know that CNM offers career technical education?

Job Mentor Program

The Job Mentor Program is offered by the City of Albuquerque as part of the Community Recreation & Educational Initiatives (CREI) Division of the City of Albuquerque Department of Family and Community Services.

The Job Mentor Program (JMP) prepares high school students for the workforce through a school-based program and paid summer internships. 

Youth Development Inc (YDI) 

Youth Development Inc (YDI) is comprised of programs that provide alternative education, drop out prevention and workforce development services to youth and young adults. EE&T serves over 3,000 youth and adults per year providing tutoring, High School Equivalency Diploma instruction (GED or HiSET,) workforce training, leadership activities, mentoring, job development and work experience.

All programs and services are aimed at empowering youth to further develop the skills and education necessary to promote positive citizenship in their community.

CHEGG Internships

Did you know that CHEGG offers both Albuquerque summer job internships as well as virtual internships nationwide?  Check it out at CHEGG Internships

O*NET OnLine

Try this new electronic tool recommended by New Mexico Public Education Department as a tool for career exploration and job analysis.  O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers and more!

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement has tools and resources for elementary, middle and high school students, particularly entrepreneurial lessons and "The Money Jar" podcasts geared towards exploring entrepreneurial ideas.