Programs & Classes
We make high school work for you with premier Career & Technical Education classes that you will actually want to take.
Jumpstart Your Career
in High School
We offer rigorous, relevant, hands-on Career & Technical Education programs that are also fun and engaging. Whether your future path takes you directly to into the workforce or on to college after high school, research shows that our Career & Technical Education programs are proven to help students like you:
- Be more successful in high school, as well as in post-secondary education and your chosen career.
- Earn industry certifications and state licenses that lead to direct employment.
- Gain real-world experience, leadership skills, and be able to earn dual college credit.
- Find your passion, whether it’s for the industrial trades, health care, technology, or maybe as a first responder.
Start your future now. We have more than 30 Central Campus programs so you can select the program that suits you. If you’re looking to get more out of high school while being able to do what you love, you’ve come to the right place.
Find your true calling through Pima JTED.
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JTED Works for Students
By the Numbers
Placement rate in College, Career & Military
2018 Central Program Completers
Square feet of Career and Technical Education learning spaces
Across 14 Central & Satellite Campuses
Industry certifications & licenses earned
2015 – 2020 Central Program Completers
In estimated annual earnings of JTED completers
Extrapolated Central & Satellite Program Completers Since 2007, Based on Median Tucson Income in 2018
Excitement Fills the Air at 2023 Completion Ceremony
2023 JTED Completion Ceremony
6th Annual JTED Cosmetology Career Fair
Pima JTED Breaks Ground on Mel and Enid Zuckerman Center for Health and Medical Careers
Endless Career Arcs Start with the Pima JTED Welding Program
LNA Student Receives Surprise Scholarship at Pima Community College NC3 National Signing Day
A Dose of Science Mixed with Health Care
Everything is Lining Up for Joey
I joined the Cosmetology program knowing nothing about the program or the industry. As a student, I was given many opportunities to practice my skill. During this time I felt very supported by my educators and encouraged to learn and try new things. I walked out of the program confident in my ability to learn and grow in the industry.”
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the world’s best.
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Southern Arizona’s Premier Career & Technical Education District
We are a public school district that works with business and industry to offer premier, tuition-free CTE programs to approximately 22,000 high school age sophomores, juniors and seniors each year. We serve students from public, private, and charter schools, and students who are home-schooled. Pima JTED also welcomes students who have not earned a diploma or GED and are under the age of 22. Students may attend Pima JTED classes at one of our Central Campuses, located throughout Pima County, or at one of our 36 satellite locations which are in all public high schools in Pima County, Santa Cruz Valley, Nogales, and in Mammoth San Manuel.
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The Pima County JTED #11 is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, language of origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or marital status. Unless expressly superseded by controlling federal or state statutes, regulations or court decisions, this policy will prevail in all matters concerning staff members, students, the public, educational programs and services and individuals with whom the Joint Board does business.
Per ARS 15-903: The average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2023 (budget year) is $60,337. The average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2023 (prior year) was $59,337. The increase in average teacher salary from the prior year was $1,000. The percentage increase was 2%.