Career & College Readiness


Career and Technical Education has a long and rich history in the United States. Today's CTE has evolved from a limited number of vocational programs into a broad system encompassing a variety of challenging fields in diverse & high demand subject areas which are constantly evolving due to the changing global economy.

The Northshore School District Career and College Readiness program is taking bold steps to prepare all students to be career and college ready and helping our nation meet the very real and immediate challenges of economic development, student achievement, and global competitiveness. Our programs emphasis real world, 21st century learning where innovation, creativity, and problem solving are at the foundation of every course.  Outside the box thinking coupled with an entrepreneurial spirit is the norm in these classrooms.  The NSD CCR program culture is one that supports the biggest of ideas- a "maker mindset" with limitless possibilities. It is a place where failure is embraced while viewed and leveraged as an opportunity for growth.  

With over 80 different course offerings and access to numerous preparatory and industry certificated programs, all Northshore School District students are ensured an opportunity to explore a variety of potential careers while earning valuable 21st century skills.

We welcome you to view our website to learn more about the Northshore School District Career and College Readiness program. For further information or questions regarding our program, please contact your school's career counselor.

First page of the PDF file: CTE-Works_Fact-Sheet_Final
First page of the PDF file: Washington-CTE-Fact-Sheet-2023

Washington Award for Vocational Excellence (WAVE) Scholarship is Now available here.

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Contact Us

Career & College Readiness Director
Damen Schuneman

Career & College Readiness Administrative Specialist
Kimberly Campbell

Bothell High School
BJ Dawson

Inglemoor High School
Jim Allen

North Creek High School
All Counselors

Woodinville High School
My Tang

SAS High School
Heatherjoy Boi

Innovation Lab High School
Jon Cohn

All High Schools-Support
Lisa Allen