Committed to Preparing a World Class Workforce for the 21st Century

Welcome to the Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) homepage!  For over 40 years, CTEC has provided career and technical education services to the students of Virginia Peninsula high schools.  The center currently serves over 920 high school juniors and seniors in 23 career and technical programs.  The Center is located on two campuses:

Butler Farm Road (Hampton)

Woodside Lane (Newport News)

  • Reasons to attend New Horizons Career and Technical Education Center vary with the students who are asked:
  • Many students entering the programs have definite career goals in the area in which they enroll.
  • Other students are “trying on” a career field to determine if they have the interest and ability to be successful.
  • Many others want to set an academic foundation for their college studies or prepare to financially support their college careers by working in their career and technical field.
  • For whatever reason students attend New Horizons, one message to them is clear: high school is not the end of learning! The employee of the future must be committed to keeping pace with technological advances and CTEC is committed to helping to prepare a world class workforce.


    CTE Orientation for Woodside Lane Students @ New Horizons Regional Education Center Woodside Lane Campus
    Aug 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Good Life Solution 18 – 19 Kick Off Meeting @ New Horizons Butler Farm Campus
    Aug 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
    CTE Orientation for Butler Farm students @ New Horizons Butler Farm Campus
    Aug 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Labor Day – Schools Closed
    Sep 3 all-day
    First day of school- All Students Report
    Sep 4 all-day
    Professional Day-Early Release
    Oct 5 all-day
    Interim Reports Issued
    Oct 9 all-day


    On July 31st 2018, Deranda Land from Great Clips, one of our industry partners, awarded Legacy Goode with their 2018 Great Clips Tools scholarship.  Through hard work and dedication, Legacy obtained her cosmetology license this past June under the guidance of Ms. Richardson, and Mrs. Rogers.  The scholarship will assist Legacy with beginning her career in hair care… Read more »

    New Horizons Regional Education Centers Names Executive Director During their regular meeting on May 22, 2018, the Board of Trustees of the New Horizons Regional Education Centers (NHREC) appointed Mr. Casey Roberts as the NHREC Executive Director. He will assume his duties July 1, 2018. Having served our greater Hampton Roads educational community for the last 12 years, “The… Read more »