Career Technical Education Program

Career and Technical Education (CTE) classes are offered at all three high schools in Walled Lake. In addition, some students also take courses at the Oakland Schools
Technical Campus-Southwest (OSTC-SW). 

CTE programs prepare students for a broad range of post-secondary educational opportunities, technical training and employment. CTE classes are taught by certified teachers and are supported by high school counselors and central office administrative staff.
Programs include:
  • Architectural Drafting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Law
  • CISCO Network Programming
  • Computer Accounting
  • Computer Management
  • Computer Programming
  • Engineering Drafting
  • Financial Literacy
  • Introduction to Business
  • Marketing
  • Web Design
Some CTE classes provide potential credit with Oakland County Community College, and fulfill the fourth year math-related or third year science courses. 

Students work with their high school counselors to identify CTE courses that are of interest and to make certain prerequisite courses have been completed. The complete list of CTE courses are available on the high schools’ websites under Program of Studies, located via the Academics tab. The OSTCSW courses can be found at

Like all educational programs and employment in Walled Lake, the CTE program follows the District’s policies of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, height, weight, marital status or genetic information. In addition, for students who are English Language Learners, arrangements can be made for their participation so that English language skills are not a barrier to admission or

General information about these programs is available from Mark Hess, Executive Director of Instruction, Technology and Assessment or from Dr. Lora Stout, Director of Community
Education, Professional Development and Grants, by e-mail or or by phone at 248-956-2000. Students can also speak directly with their counselor or with one of the CTE teachers in the high schools.