School Profile

The Career Development Center (CDC) is the Career and Technical Education (CTE) center for the St. Vrain School District and is one of eight CTE centers in the state of Colorado. CDC offers classes that provide real-world, hands-on experiences in pathways that are high-wage, high-growth, high-demand, and with a post-secondary trajectory. These pathways provide students with opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills linked with specific post-secondary programs leading to a two-year or four-year degree, and provide students industry certifications giving them a jump start in their careers. 

Key facts about our programs:

  • Registration

    • All students must request courses online through MyApp.  Students may request enrollment in any class at CDC (subject to prerequisites) and will be notified by their home high school the beginning of May if they are accepted.  Attendance, grades, credit completion, and student ICAP’s, are considered when making decisions, ensuring that students are placed in appropriate classes.

  • Schedules

    • All classes meet every other day for two blocks (some meet everyday)

      • A 1&2; 8:10-10:58 AM or A 3&4; 11:32-2:20 PM

      • B 5&6; 8:10-10:58 AM or B 7&8; 11:32-2:20PM

  • Transportation

    • SVVSD buses run from all home high schools to and from CDC daily. This is a free service for all students attending a district high school.

  • Credit

    • All CDC courses are considered practical arts electives and count towards graduation requirements. The exception is Veterinary Science and that class is considered a science credit and counts towards graduation requirements.