Program Highlights

Our programs are being innovative and working to get kids into classes through Limited In-Person or Hybrid models. Check out these awesome opportunities at our local schools! To submit program highlights, send to

Agriculture Science and Technology students at Crook County High School are learning to ultrasound a doe goat through the use of a new ultrasound machine. Check out the YouTube video.


Through the use of trail cams, students are learning how to identify wildlife. These Crook County High School students are in the Natural Resources program.

Bend Senior High School students Sarah Rossi, left, and Liv Slocum are spearheading a virtual CTE Career & College Expo for high school students throughout the district Dec. 2. Video promotion for event

Support for Comprehensive Distance Learning:

It is our intent to provide the most up-to-date information regarding CTE and ODE’s guidance for Comprehensive Distance Learning. For questions regarding Perkins spending, professional development, resources, or just to catch up, please contact any of our team members. Resources may be available through Perkins funds. For additional information, please visit the following resources:

December Newsletter

HDESD Regional CTE Program of Study Standards

Oregon Open Learning

CTE and STEM Online Learning Resources

CTE Online: Career and College Ready Starts Here (California CTE Online Resources)

iCEV – please contact Brook Rich to access 

iCEV Canvas Guide

Oregon Apprenticeship – NEW!

Oregon Connections FAQ

High Desert ESD COVID Communications Guidance – English

High Desert ESD COVID Communications Guidance – Spanish

Career Navigation Tools:

Help your students explore careers they may be interested in. This tool will be available to our regional schools when we meet together again. For now, please pass this exciting tool and resource along! (photo is linked to guide)

Career Tree – contact Regine Childs for more information

Other CTE Tools:

Oregon CTE Policy Guidebook

Advisory Committee Handbook

ODE Approved Industry Recognized Credentials



Event Calendar:

Contact Us:


Kathy Alexander
STEM Pathways Educational Coordinator
Regine Childs
CTE Instructional Specialist
Brook Rich
Director of CTE and STEM
Leslie Waetjen
Regional Office Manager
Tracy Willson-Scott
STEM Hub Coordinator