Career & Technical Education Opportunities Annual Notification

School Districts that offer career and technical (vocational) education must provide notice to students, parents, employees and the general public that all vocational opportunities will be offered regardless of race, color, national origin, sex or disability. The notice must be published each year, prior to the beginning of the school year.  Vocational Education Programs Guidelines for Eliminating Discrimination and Denial of Services on the Basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex, and Handicap, 44 Fed. Reg. 17162, March 21, 1979, part IV-0.

Duluth Public Schools ISD 709 offers a variety of vocational opportunities through the Career & Technical Education. The purpose of this notice is to inform students, parents, employees and the general public that these opportunities are offered regardless of race/ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or disability. Admission in the specific courses is determined by grade level, and in some cases, completion of prerequisite courses. The district has designated the following individuals to coordinate compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972.

Section 504 Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator:                               

Jeff Horton, Assistant Superintendent
215 N. 1st Avenue East, Duluth MN  55802
Phone:  218-336-8739

A brief summary of program offerings are as follows:

Agriculture and Forestry Engineering and Design
Automotive and Engines Graphic Arts and Digital Design
Aerospace Physics (Aviation) Health Occupations
Business, Marketing and Finance         Hospitality and Tourism (Culinary Arts)
Construction Technology Educational Careers

Students with a disability may qualify for accomodations for college entrance of placement exams, such as the Accuplacer/ACT/SAT.  For details, talk to the testing coordinator or visit the following websites: