Career and Technical Education - Fairfax County Public Schools

Career and Technical Education - Fairfax County Public Schools CTE in Fairfax County Public Schools is composed of six program areas: Business and Information Technology, Family and Consumer Sciences, Health and Medical Sciences, Marketing, Technology Education, and Trade and Industrial.

Operating as usual

Happy summer break! We have enjoyed bringing you enrichment activities during this difficult time when we've been out of...
06/12/2020

Happy summer break! We have enjoyed bringing you enrichment activities during this difficult time when we've been out of our normal routines. We look forward to seeing you in the fall and next summer for camp!

For our final FACS Friday recipe, we're bringing you fruit pizza! We love this refreshing and yummy treat. Enjoy it with family and friends this summer!

For our last Technology and Engineering Thursday activity, we're giving you an activity that can last all summer longer ...
06/11/2020

For our last Technology and Engineering Thursday activity, we're giving you an activity that can last all summer longer (and longer)! This activity will help you and your student make your own design challenges. Have fun problem solving!

For our Health and Wellness Wednesday activity, we're reflecting on what is happening in our worlds and capturing it in ...
06/10/2020

For our Health and Wellness Wednesday activity, we're reflecting on what is happening in our worlds and capturing it in time. Today's activity is to make a Time Capsule by putting items from today in a container and opening it in the future.

For our Trade and Industrial Tuesday activity we're learning about the basics of electrical circuits. For this activity,...
06/09/2020

For our Trade and Industrial Tuesday activity we're learning about the basics of electrical circuits. For this activity, students will create paper circuits for a card that lights up! Share with someone special to light up their day!

We're finishing the school year strong with 5 more enrichment activities for you!Today for Business and Marketing Monday...
06/08/2020

We're finishing the school year strong with 5 more enrichment activities for you!

Today for Business and Marketing Monday, we're exploring another unplugged computer science activity! Today we're learning about binary numbers and making binary bracelets. Show off your computer science skills with this fashion statement activity!

Happy FACS Friday! We have an enticing recipe for your activity today. We're cooking up BLT Pasta for a tasty lunch or d...
06/05/2020

Happy FACS Friday! We have an enticing recipe for your activity today. We're cooking up BLT Pasta for a tasty lunch or dinner option. Enjoy!

We're designing and building a Rube Goldberg machine in our TEE Thursday Activity! We love the flexibility and inventive...
06/04/2020

We're designing and building a Rube Goldberg machine in our TEE Thursday Activity! We love the flexibility and inventiveness that this activity brings. Plus it's always fun to watch the reactions!

For Health and Wellness Wednesday, we're focusing on healthy eating! Create a balanced plate with this meal plan activit...
06/03/2020

For Health and Wellness Wednesday, we're focusing on healthy eating! Create a balanced plate with this meal plan activity.

Today for Trade and Industrial Tuesday, we're becoming builders! Construct your own blanket fort with this activity for ...
06/02/2020

Today for Trade and Industrial Tuesday, we're becoming builders! Construct your own blanket fort with this activity for a quiet space just for you!

Happy Business and Marketing Monday! Today we're exploring finance and creating our own currency. Get creative by creati...
06/01/2020

Happy Business and Marketing Monday! Today we're exploring finance and creating our own currency. Get creative by creating dollars and coins.

Happy Friday! We're ending our DIY week with a sweet treat. Today we're making rock candy! A simple recipe that produces...
05/29/2020

Happy Friday! We're ending our DIY week with a sweet treat. Today we're making rock candy! A simple recipe that produces delicious results.

We've got another DIY experiment for you! Today we're learning about density and making lava lamps!
05/28/2020

We've got another DIY experiment for you! Today we're learning about density and making lava lamps!

Today we're making unpoppable bubbles! Have fun with this science experiment while learning more about how to make bubbl...
05/27/2020

Today we're making unpoppable bubbles! Have fun with this science experiment while learning more about how to make bubbles.

We hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend!This week we are featuring another maker week with DIY activities. Toda...
05/26/2020

We hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend!

This week we are featuring another maker week with DIY activities. Today's activity is making window clings! This fun activity will help bring some summer joy to your windows.

Happy FACS Friday! We have a recipe for you that's not only fun to make but delicious to eat! Today we have the classic ...
05/22/2020

Happy FACS Friday! We have a recipe for you that's not only fun to make but delicious to eat! Today we have the classic Puppy Chow or Muddy Buddies recipe. Yum!

For our Technology and Engineering Thursday activity, we're making things soar! In today's activity we're making simple ...
05/21/2020

For our Technology and Engineering Thursday activity, we're making things soar! In today's activity we're making simple catapults.

For our Health and Wellness Wednesday, we want to help you stay stress free. This activity will help you make a stress b...
05/21/2020

For our Health and Wellness Wednesday, we want to help you stay stress free. This activity will help you make a stress ball at home!

It's Trade and Industrial Tuesday and we're testing our plumbing skills! Take this activity outside for some fun with wa...
05/19/2020

It's Trade and Industrial Tuesday and we're testing our plumbing skills! Take this activity outside for some fun with water while learning the basics of plumbing connections.

How did we miss Monday?! 😲Yesterday was Business and Marketing Monday and we have a fun way for your student to show off...
05/19/2020

How did we miss Monday?! 😲

Yesterday was Business and Marketing Monday and we have a fun way for your student to show off their marketing skills! In this activity, your student will create an infomercial.

Happy FACS/Foodie Friday! We have another fan-favorite recipe coming your way. Today is Walking Tacos!These are deliciou...
05/15/2020

Happy FACS/Foodie Friday! We have another fan-favorite recipe coming your way. Today is Walking Tacos!

These are delicious and make for easy clean up when you're all done. Our campers loved these last summer!

We've got a real treat for your Technology and Engineering Thursday. Today we're building S'mores Solar Ovens!Design, bu...
05/14/2020

We've got a real treat for your Technology and Engineering Thursday. Today we're building S'mores Solar Ovens!

Design, build and test your oven, and then enjoy the rewards of your hard work!

For today's Health and Wellness Wednesday activity, we're practicing yoga! Get ready to relax your body and mind with th...
05/13/2020

For today's Health and Wellness Wednesday activity, we're practicing yoga! Get ready to relax your body and mind with these yoga exercises.

It's Trade and Industrial Tuesday! Today, we have an activity that mixes construction and landscaping. Students will be ...
05/12/2020

It's Trade and Industrial Tuesday! Today, we have an activity that mixes construction and landscaping. Students will be creating a cement stepping stone!

It's a great opportunity to talk about construction materials, landscaping and also chemical reactions.

We hope you had a great weekend! We're back with a Business and Marketing Monday activity.Today we're featuring another ...
05/11/2020

We hope you had a great weekend! We're back with a Business and Marketing Monday activity.

Today we're featuring another unplugged Computer Science activity where students will create a code to get from one end to another on a game board while avoiding obstacles.

The best part about this activity, is you can play again and again!

Happy Friday! Today we're ending our Star Wars week on a delicious note: Lightsaber Pretzel Rods! We just really can't g...
05/08/2020

Happy Friday! Today we're ending our Star Wars week on a delicious note: Lightsaber Pretzel Rods! We just really can't get enough of them.

Have a great weekend!

It's Thursday and today we're really using the force! Our featured activity for the day is making a lightsaber. May the ...
05/07/2020

It's Thursday and today we're really using the force! Our featured activity for the day is making a lightsaber. May the force be with you!

Today we're designing and building droids! Make your droid  extra exciting by adding in a moving part. Time to get creat...
05/06/2020

Today we're designing and building droids! Make your droid extra exciting by adding in a moving part. Time to get creative and practice those STEAM skills.

Today in our Star Wars week we're racing paper planes! This activity will help your student make one of their favorite s...
05/05/2020

Today in our Star Wars week we're racing paper planes! This activity will help your student make one of their favorite space ships out of paper and learn about the basics of flight!

3...2...1...Launch!

We made our way to May and now it's time to celebrate May the Fourth! This week we're featuring all Star Wars activities...
05/04/2020

We made our way to May and now it's time to celebrate May the Fourth! This week we're featuring all Star Wars activities for some truly out of this world enrichment.

We're starting things off with a puppet show this week. Your student gets to make the puppets and write the script for their very own Star Wars movie!

Happy Friday!! We're finishing off our maker week by making ice cream! Enjoy this delicious treat this weekend 🙂
05/01/2020

Happy Friday!! We're finishing off our maker week by making ice cream! Enjoy this delicious treat this weekend 🙂

Today we're making PUFFY sidewalk paint! Make your designs really pop out of the ground with this fun activity.
04/30/2020

Today we're making PUFFY sidewalk paint! Make your designs really pop out of the ground with this fun activity.

Our activity today will have you measuring, determining ratios, talking about compounds and properties, playing with the...
04/29/2020

Our activity today will have you measuring, determining ratios, talking about compounds and properties, playing with the color wheel, and creating some seriously cool sculptures. What could we possibly be making?!

Today's activity is making moon dough! It's going to be out of this world 🙂

Today we're making geodes from our kitchens! This activity will walk you through growing crystals in eggshell "geodes".
04/28/2020

Today we're making geodes from our kitchens! This activity will walk you through growing crystals in eggshell "geodes".

Happy Monday! This week we're taking a break from our normal CTE inspired activities. As we "make" our way to May, we're...
04/27/2020

Happy Monday! This week we're taking a break from our normal CTE inspired activities. As we "make" our way to May, we're having a maker week with some fun and exciting activities.

We're starting today with a homemade bouncy ball. Grab your glue and glitter and have a ball!

It's FACS Friday and you know what that means, another delicious recipe!Today we're giving you the camp recipe for Choco...
04/24/2020

It's FACS Friday and you know what that means, another delicious recipe!

Today we're giving you the camp recipe for Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins. What a treat!

Address

3877 Fairfax Ridge Rd
Fairfax, VA
22030

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Alerts

Be the first to know and let us send you an email when Career and Technical Education - Fairfax County Public Schools posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Contact The Business

Send a message to Career and Technical Education - Fairfax County Public Schools:

Nearby government services


Other Government Organizations in Fairfax

Show All

Comments

Goodwill is currently enrolling for our 6 week Energy Construction Job Readiness Class. No cost to eligible applicants, and the ability to earn national and portable credentials, gain hands on experience and be ready for a variety of entry level/high growth opportunities. To learn more, register for an Information Session at energy.dcgoodwill.org Classes held in Arlington, Mon-Fri 9-2pm