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Career and Technical Education: Pathways


Career cluster pathways are designed to provide a transition from high school to post-secondary education (technical college, community college, and university), apprenticeships opportunities, the military, and/or the workplace.

Kansas has developed 31 pathways that address the need for high skill, high wage, and high demand careers of the 21st century. WHS has adopted 9 of these pathways:


Business Entrepreneurship and Management

Business Finance

Comprehensive Agriculture

Early Childhood Development and Services


Restaurant and Event Management

Visual Arts 

Web and Digital Communications


Senior students who have completed a pathway with at least a 3.5 GPA in Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses will be eligible to be nominated as a Kansas CTE Scholar. CTE Scholars will receive a pin, certificate, and state recognition for being successful completers of a CTE program!