Career & Technical Education (CTE)
Dr. Deb Rinder, Exective Director DRinder@gusd.net Ext 1214
Mr. Maurice James, Coordinator MJames@gusd.net Ext 1533
Dr. Narineh Makijan, CTE Lead Counselor NMakijan@gusd.net Ext 1633
Ms. Aydeh Khodadadians, CTE Account Specialist AKhodadadians@gusd.net Ext 1239
Ms. Cynthia Butchko, CTE Support Staff CButchko@gusd.net Ext 162
Ms. Diana Tarverdian, CTE Support Staff DTarverdian@gusd.net Ext 1481
Phone: 818.241.3111 Fax: 818.543-0716
Career Technical Education Vision
CTE is dedicated to creating a district-wide culture where students will be able to explore, select and complete specific career pathways to develop the necessary skills to be successful in post-secondary careers and college.
Career Technical Education Mission Statement
The mission of Glendale Unified School District Career and Technical Education program is to foster the potential of all our students by engaging students in a variety of subjects, incorporating academic, creative and technical skills, with the specific goal, of preparing students for life after high school. Our CTE program will bridge skills and academics to prepare students to positively contribute to society in the 21st century and beyond. With CTE, students gain knowledge, attitude and skills to succeed.
GUSD CTE Partners