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Center for Careers and Technology


  • Carlisle High School offers nine PDE (PA Department of Education) approved career and technical education programs.

    These programs are in high demand fields such as:
  •  - Automotive Technology 
  •  - Business
     - Carpentry
     - Early Childhood Education
  •  - Communications Technology/Broadcasting
  •  - Computer Networking
  •  - Culinary
  •  - Healthcare
  •  - Workforce Development

Each program offers students the opportunity to:

• Receive training from teachers with industry experience and contacts.
• Compete for scholarships at local, state, and national competitions .
• Receive advanced standing at colleges and technical schools through statewide and local articulation agreements.
• Earn college credits through a certified college in the high school program.
• Complete the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Exam.
• Earn industry certifications.
• Complete a work-based learning experience during the senior year.

Listed below are the courses offered at both Lamberton and Wilson Middle Schools and at Carlisle High School.


Automotive Technology, Grades 10-12

Business Academy-Accounting Technology, Grades 11-12

Carpentry, Grades 10-12

Child Development

Early Childhood Education

Computer Systems Networking-CISCO, Grades 9-12

Construction Trades, Grades 10-12

Contemporary Living Skills, Grades 11-12

Culinary Arts, Grades 10-12

Family Consumer Science (FCS), Grade 6

Family Consumer Science (FCS), Grade 7

Family Consumer Science: Skills for Success, Grades 9-10

Sew Green, Grade 8

Foods and Baking, Grades 9-10

Foods and Nutrition, Grades 10-12

Foundations of Family Consumer Science (FCS), Grade 8

Foundations of Technology, Grades 9-12

Green Technology, Grade 8

Personal Finance, Grade 8

Personal Finance, Grades 10-12

Workbased Learning-Diversified Occupations, Grades 11-12