Career and Technical Education

  • Petersburg City Public Schools has a robust Career and Technical Education (CTE) program that prepares young people for productive futures in a wide range of Career Pathways. 

    Our course offerings include:

    • Accounting
    • Automotive Technology
    • Barbering
    • Brightpoint Community College Concurrent Enrollment Program 
    • Business Law
    • Business Management
    • Carpentry
    • Child Development
    • Child Development and Parenting
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Cosmetology
    • Culinary Arts
    • Cybersecurity Fundamentals
    • Design, Multimedia and Web Technology
    • Drafting
    • Economics and Personal Finance
    • Electronics and Robotics Technology
    • Fashion Careers
    • Information Technology
    • Introduction to Health and Medical Science
    • Jobs for Virginia Graduates
    • JROTC
    • Nurse Aide
    • Nutrition and Wellness
    • Practical Nursing (LPN)
    • Small Engine Repair

    Students have the opportunity to earn industry certifications that are recognized by businesses and industries at the local, state, and national level.  These certifications distinguish students as having mastered critical knowledge and skills in their fields of study.  

    Through partnerships with Brightpoint Community College, select CTE students are able to study concurrently at Petersburg High School and earn college credits on campus at Brightpoint Community College. Currently, concurrent enrollment classes are offered in Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Child Development, Welding, and Precision Machining.  

    Through all CTE programs, students have the opportunity to be inducted into the National Technical Honor Society, as well as to earn CTE Diploma Seals from the Virginia Board of Education for successful completion of an approved sequence of CTE courses.  

Contact Us

  • Terrie Allsbrooks, Director of College and Career Readiness 

    Angelyn Glasgow, CTE Department Chair, Cosmetology Instructor

    Courtney Kimball, Business Department Chair, Economics and Personal Finance Instructor 

    Belinda Hendrix, Secretary/Bookkeeper 

    Career and Technical Education Programs
    3101 Johnson Road
    Petersburg, VA 23805
    804-862-7022 office
    804-861-4079 fax

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