Moving Students to Careers and College -

The Pima County JTED is a public high school district that offers premier, tuition-free Career and Technical Education programs to sophomore, junior and senior level students, as well as students who are under 22 years of age. We serve students from public, private, and charter schools, students who are home-schooled, as well as students who either have, or who are in the process of earning a GED. Students may attend JTED classes at one of our Central Campuses, located throughout Pima County, or at one of our satellite locations which are located at all public high schools in Pima County, Santa Cruz Valley, and in Mammoth San Manuel.

Enroll Online

Looking for a fun, hands-on class to jumpstart your career? Speak with your high school counselor or contact us at about adding a Pima County JTED Central Campus program to your 2015-2016 schedule. For more information regarding enrollment, visit our Student Services page. If you’re ready to get started, proceed to our Online Enrollment form.

Judy Clinco

JTED program needs to be funded robustly

Judy Clinco, president and CEO of Catalina In-Home Services, and member of the Pima County Workforce Development Board, advocates for JTED funding in the Arizona Daily Star.

Access Tucson JTED

EDUCATION The Rest of the Story

Host Nancy Montoya, of Arizona Education Watch,  looks at the Future of JTED on the ACCESS Tucson program Education: The Rest of the Story.

Pruitt Editorial

We can’t starve career education and expect to thrive

Sundt Construction Inc., CEO Doug Pruitt’s letter to the Arizona Republic on the importance of Career and Technical Education to employers, students, and our economy.

Rio Rico Culinary

Rio Rico High School senior gets full culinary scholarship

From Nogales International: Maria Quintero, Rio Rico High School culinary student, was awarded a full scholarship to the Art Institute of Tucson based on her performance at a recent CCAP Culinary Competition.

JTED CTE facts

JTEDs put Arizonans to work & offer ROI

Many states across the country  are increasing funding for Career and Technical Education programs for good reason: They work! Unfortunately the recent budget approved by our Legislature and Governor for 2016-2017 will gut these programs that are proven to contribute to economic growth and student success.


Jump Start Your Career

If you’re looking to get an early start on college or a career, or just looking for a class that offers hands-on fun, take a look at our programs and contact your high school counselor or a member of our Student Services team to get started. We offer real, relevant, get-your-hands-dirty so you can get a job Career and Technical Education programs.