CTE Office
Phone: (619) 388-5025

Monica Romero
Associate Dean Career Technical Education

Aracely Bautista
Administrative Technician

Gelsey Thomas
Project Assistant

Career Technical Education Office

Welcome to the Office of Career Technical Education!

Career Technical Education (CTE) programs specialize in modern technologies, technical skills, and applied sciences that provide students with opportunities to benefit from hands-on, project based learning environments.

Mesa College CTE programs are generally designed to prepare students for immediate employment into living wage jobs and careers. These programs offer specialized training to develop job-related skills and preparation for any necessary certification/licensing.

Mesa College works with local industry to provide current programs with proven faculty leaders and in state-of-the-art facilities to meet the needs of the San Diego region. Many programs provide direct clinical experience, access to internships, work experience and other work-based learning opportunities. Courses are taught by top professors in real-world environments equipped with current, industry-specific technology, tools, equipment and intense curriculum.

The CTE office is responsible for managing the Strong Workforce State program funding and the Work-Based Learning Program.