Career Technology Education


Kodiak High School Construction Academy
Providing entry level construction for youth who are seeking skills that can lead to a good-paying career in the construction industry.

Applications for the 2013/2014 school year will be available soon.

For more information click on the above link or contact Mr. Altenhof in KHS Room #136.

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Alaska Wind for Schools program is a national program that KIBSD became involved in 3 years ago.  Thanks to the US Coast Guard for donating the wind turbine and the many businesses that made this program a possibility. The program uses a wind turbine and the data and mechanics to teach K through 12 students about science, technology, engineering concepts.

Kodiak Workforce Regional Advisory Council (KWRAC) spent most of last year conducting an employment needs survey throughout Kodiak Island communities. 

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For information on apprentice programs, job opportunities and training go to: 
Alaska Workforce Development 
CTE Learning that Works for Alaska
Scholarship Information
KHS Career Technology Education
KHS Learning Cafe and Learning Center
Kodiak College
16 Career Clusters.pdf

KIBSD Career Technology Education (CTE)
Who we are:
BulletKHS has nine CTE programs: Drafting, Welding, Auto, Culinary Arts, Multimedia, Marine Science, A+ Certification, Business and Accounting, Woods/Construction

Bullet63% of KHS students (474 out of 753) are enrolled in at least one CTE class
BulletCTE classes consume 17% ($32,827) of the KHS instruction budget ($185,610). Federal Carl Perkins money adds $44,242 or a total of 477,069. Approximately $162 per student

What we do:
BulletStatewide and national competitions

BulletIndustry standards certification testing
Bullet223 KHS Career Tech students have earned industry certification since 2007
BulletPerformance grading based on industry standards
BulletSkill development to grow Alaska’s workforce

What we need:
BulletAlaska Corporate support via the Alaska Education Tax Credit

BulletEquipment: 3-D printers, CNC plasma cutters, etc.
BulletMaterial for Woods/Construction and CAD displays
BulletSoftware for multimedia and CAD software
BulletHelp with student travel expense to competitions
BulletNew classes for nursing, robotics, electronics, etc.
BulletExpanded CTE opportunities in Kodiak Middle School and Kodiak Elementary Schools. Reclaim Kodiak Middle School woodshop

BulletUp-to-date technical instruction, accountability, and a positive return on investment are good for business!


Student Performance Data

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Senate Bill 84 - Alaska Education Tax Credit
The Alaska Education Tax Credit provides a tax credit to businesses that make contributions to Alaska universities and accredited nonprofit Alaska two-year or four-year colleges for direction instruction, research, and educational support purposes. The tax credit can also be taken for donations to a school district or state-operated vocational technical education and training school for vocational education course, programs and facilities. 

For more information call KIBSD Vocational Technical Coordinator Barry Altenhof at 481-2531 or go to the Senate Bill Tax Credit Fact Sheet:  

SB84 Tax Credit Fact Sheet.pdf


Kodiak Island Borough School District
722 Mill Bay Road Kodiak, AK 99615 | Phone: 907.481.6200 | Fax: 907.481.6218