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Simulated Workplace Initiative

Simulated Workplace is about transforming the culture of Career and Technical Education by creating high-quality business and industry learning environments.

The mission is to provide students with an engaging and relevant curriculum with opportunities to earn industry-recognized credentials.

The objectives are as follows:

  • Present curriculum in a relevant and purposeful manner
  • Place business and industry processes directly into CTE programs
  • Incorporate foundational academic and career ready skill sets
  • Provide students an understanding of all aspects of an industry or business and how their individual success leads to company profitability
  • Provide each student with an understanding and knowledge of how career technical courses utilizing project-based learning, along with work ethics, workplace processes and behavior are integral skills for successful employment. 


Career & Technical Education
Kelly Norstrom
Director of Career and Technical Education