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    The Career and Technical Education program in Lincoln County Schools offers many programs of study to all middle and high schools students, as well as students enrolled at Asbury Academy and the School of Technology. The CTE Department undergoes a yearly program evaluation to ensure that our programs meet the current industry and business standards as well as the expectations of our students and parents.

    Lincoln County Schools CTE offers courses in the following areas:

    1. Agricultural Education
    2. Business, Finance, and Information Technology Education
    3. Career Education
    4. Family and Consumer Sciences Education
    5. Health Science Education
    6. Marketing and Entrepreneurial Education
    7. Technology and Engineering Education
    8. Trade and Industrial Education

Career Awareness Month

  • Lincoln County Schools Career and Technical Education (CTE) would like to thank the following individuals or businesses for particpating in Career Awareness Month as guest speakers or sponsoring field trips:



    Brian Center

    Caitlin Bennett

    Charlotte Hornets (Careers in Sports Day)

    Carolina Panthers (Stadium Tour)

    Cory Tinker

    Flowers Bakery

    Full Sail University

    Gaston County

    Gary Dellinger-Dellinger Electric

    Gaston College

    Jody Rhyne

    John Stegal-IBM

    Josette Duncan

    Justin Durham

    Justin Randall-Sentry One

    Kelly Vass-Gaston College

    Kerrie Hayton

    Kings College

    Lincoln Animal Hospital

    Lincoln County EMS

    Lincoln County Fire Department

    Lincoln Tech

    Living Arts College

    Natalie Campbell

    Paul Urtel-ECPI

    Rachel Harris

    Sally Bentley-Designing Women

    Shane Beal

    Susie Lewis-Beam Construction

    Sweet Destinations

    Ted Parcel


    Tony Simpson-NC Works

    Tonya Blair



  • Career & Technical Education Mission Statement:

    The mission of North Carolina and Lincoln County Career and Technical Education is to empower all students to be successful citizens, workers and leaders in a global economy.

  • Cale Sain, EdD.
    Director of Career and Technical Education
    704-736-1017, ext. 30245

    Natalie Smith
    CTE Instructional Management/Work-Based Learning Coordinator
    704-736-1017, ext. 20170

    Kristy Smith
    Administrative Assistant
    704-736-1017, ext. 30245

    Jack Hoyle
    CTE Tech Support
    704-736-1017, ext. 20142

    Career and Technical Education 
    1 Timken Drive
    Lincolnton, NC 28092 
    704-736-1017, ext. 30245
    704-735-8292 (fax)