ACE Curriculum » CTAE


The Columbia County School District offers Career, Technical and Agricultural Education programs at all five of our high schools and eight middle schools. These programs are designed to provide students with career related skill development and prepare our graduates for a wide range of employment opportunities as well as post-secondary education and training. Our certified CTAE Teachers and Work-Based Learning Coordinators provide our students with the opportunity to earn industry certifications and participate in work force internships. These CTAE Pathways and Programs Include:

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Audio Video Technology and Film

Automotive Repair and Maintenance

Business and Entrepreneurship

Carpentry and HVAC

Culinary Arts

Cyber Security

Education and Teaching

Engineering and Technology

Fire Fighting and Public Safety

Graphic Design and Communication

Health Science

JROTC - Army

JROTC - Navy

Law Enforcement and Forensic Science

Marketing Management

Nutrition and Food Science

Personal Care Services-Cosmetology

Welding and Metal Fabrication

All of CCSD’s Career, Technical and Agricultural Education programs follow our district’s policies of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability in regards to participation, services, activities and employment. In addition, arrangements can be made to ensure that the lack of English language proficiency is not a barrier for admission or participation with any CTAE program.

For additional information regarding our CTAE programs, contact:

Brooks Smith 

Director of Career and College Readiness




Tim Perry

Work Based Learning Coordinator



Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies should be directed to:

Tony Wright

Chief Human Resources Officer