Academy Pipeline

Career and Technical Education (CTE) provides students with real world context, hands-on experience and 21st century skills that can be explored beginning in middle school through high school and beyond. CTE Transitions provides a bridge that connects learning to careers. Transitions help students acquire the technical skills, knowledge and attitudes needed in preparation for high skill, high wage, and high demand occupations in current and emerging professions. Academy Pathways are a perfect blend of vocational education and rigorous academics.

For more information, contact the CTE Transitions Office: 760-565-4832 or e-mail:

Emerging High School Academies

Desert Hot Springs High School - Education

Desert Mirage High School - Business and Finance

Desert Mirage High School - Coding Academy

Indio High School - Energy Academy

Indio High School - Engineering/Robotics

Palm Desert High School - Energy & Utilities

Shadow Hills High School - Education Pathways

Palm Springs High School - Manufacturing/Welding