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Architecture & Construction (CTE Career Cluster)

Mission: To prepare students with the knowledge and skills necessary for continued education and, ultimately, a successful career in architecture, construction, and skilled mechanical trades occupations.

The Architecture & Construction Pathways of Study enable students:

  • To obtain necessary skills through high quality classroom, laboratory, and field instruction
  • To earn professional certifications required for employment
  • To transition to postsecondary level institutions for additional education opportunities

If your school is considering developing an Architecture & Construction Pathway, the documents and resources on this page will guide you through the process and requirements.

Architecture & Construction Pathway Design Sheets with Competencies and Resources

The pathway design sheet listed below includes a list of the course options within the pathway and a link for competency profiles for each of those courses. This design sheet is good for the 2023-2025 school years unless otherwise noted.

Statewide Articulation Agreements

State-wide articulation agreements have been developed for all clusters. To see those available for this cluster's pathways, click on the following link.
Statewide Articulation AgreementsLink

Instructor Resources

Career Portfolio HandbookPDFThis handbook covers two formats for developing Career Portfolios: Paper/Notebook format and an Electronic format. Linked from the Architecture/Construction web page.
Current Guidelines for Facilities for TradePDFThis document outlines the Current Guidelines for Facilities for Trade & Industry Classrooms/Labs. Linked from the Architecture/Construction web page.

Wage & Employment Information

The following documents highlight occupational outlook within the areas named in the title of the document based on the 2012-2022 Kansas Occupational Outlook Study and the 2015-2016 National Employment Occupational Outlook Handbook. Click on each title to open.


Kevin Bronson 
(785) 296-6214

Deputy Commissioner:
Division of Learning Services

Dr. Ben Proctor
(785) 296-2303

Career, Standards and Assessment

Beth Fultz
(785) 296-3142

Assistant Director: 
Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Natalie D. Clark
(785) 296-4351

Assistant Director: 
Curricular Standards

Dr. David Fernkopf
(785) 296-8447

Assistant Director: 

Julie Ewing
(785) 296-2325

Assistant Director: 
Kansas Volunteer Commission

Dr. Jessica Dorsey
(785) 296-3163

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