Moving Students to Careers and College

The Pima JTED Career and Technical Education District offers premier, tuition-free CTE programs to sophomores, juniors and seniors. We serve students from public, private, and charter schools, and students who are home-schooled. Pima JTED also serves 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 satellite locations which are located at all public high schools in Pima County, Santa Cruz Valley, Nogales, and in Mammoth San Manuel.

If you’re interested in one of our Central Campus programs, contact our Student Services Team. If you’d like to enroll in one of our satellite programs, please contact your school counselor, or the school’s CTE Director.

Pre-Enrollment Starts Tuesday, Jan. 19

Do what you love in high school and jump start your career. Earn industry certifications, or your state license, plus high school and college credit. You will be ready for direct employment when you complete one of our Central Campus programs. We will launch our link for pre-enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.

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Building Tucson Businesses: Pima County JTED supports students, employers

“This column is for every high school student within reading distance,” writes Arizona Daily Star reporter Ken Cook.

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Fall tech camp aims to expose eight, ninth grade students to more career pathways

KGUN 9’s Veronica Acosta reports on JTED’s Fall Tech Camp, an opportunity for students to learn about career pathways in health care, engineering, culinary arts and much more.

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Pima JTED creates job board on Facebook in place of cancelled job fair

KGUN 9’s Taja Davis interviews our Health Care Professions Program Manager Beth Francis, R.N. about an innovative way to connect our local health care partners who are recruiting with our current and former students.

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Hot home market builds construction jobs

KGUN 9 reporter Craig Smith interviews Pima JTED’s Construction Technologies instructor Craig Bal about the current high demand for skilled workers in the construction industry, and how much money JTED students can earn right out of high school.

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Burson named Endowed Chair for Recruitment, Counseling and Job Placement for Pima JTED

Thanks to the generosity of Mr. Ross Potoff Pima JTED has hired Cari Burson as the first Endowed Chair for Recuitment, Counseling and Job Placement.


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Kick 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.

Average Teacher Salary Information: All teachers in FY 2021 = $57,609. All teachers in FY 2020 = $54,896. Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year = $2,713, percentage increase = 5%.