Career, Technical and Agricultural Education


Barrow County School System
CTAE Department

There has never been a more exciting time for Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) in Georgia and Barrow County! The Barrow County School System is Boldly Committed to Student Success and consistently looks for new and innovative ways to prepare our students for college and career success! With a choice of twenty-six different career pathways, students have the opportunity to earn credentials and college credit in almost any career area of interest.



     • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource Cluster

             o Agricultural Mechanics System

             o Agricultural Mechanics & Metal Fabrication

             o Plant and Landscape Systems

             o Veterinary Science

     • Architecture and Construction Career Cluster

             o Carpentry

             o Electrical

             o Welding (Lanier Tech)

     • Arts, Audio-Video Technology and Communications Cluster

             o Audio & Video Technology & Film

             o Graphic Communications

     • Business Management & Administration Cluster

             o Business & Technology

     • Education & Training Cluster

             o Early Childhood Care & Education

     • Finance Cluster

             o Advanced Accounting (Lanier Tech)

             o Financial Literacy

     • Government & Public Administration

             o JROTC – Army

     • Health Science Cluster

             o Allied Health

             o Biotechnology Research & Development

             o Nursing (Lanier Tech)

     • Hospitality & Tourism Clusters

             o Culinary Arts

             o Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism

     • Human Services Cluster

             o Food & Nutrition

     • Information Technology Cluster

             o Programming, Apps & Game Design

             o Web & Digital Design

     • Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Cluster

             o Corrections Services

             o Law Enforcement Services

     • Manufacturing Cluster

             o Robotics & Automation

     • Marketing Cluster

             o Marketing & Management

     • Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics Cluster

             o Engineering & Technology

     • Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Cluster

             o Automobile Maintenance and Light Repair



Student Organizations

Work-Based Learning


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End-of-Pathway Assessments