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  • What We Do

    Richland One Career and Technical Education Department supports and oversees all aspects of CTE local, state, and federal regulations and policies. CTE programs afford students the opportunity to receive college credits, state and nationally recognized industry certifications, internships, advanced technical and leadership skills. CTE students also participate in infused academics, internships, apprenticeships, and student organizations. The CTE Department is dedicated to making each school year a dynamic experience for our students, our parents, our staff, and Richland One!                                                                                                                                                                                       

    Major Responsibilities

    • Prepares students to be college and career ready by providing core academics, employability, technical and job-specific skills
    • Integrates with academics in a rigorous and relevant curriculum.
    • Fulfills employer needs in high-skill, high-wage and high-demand areas.
    • Features high school and postsecondary partnerships, enabling clear pathways to certifications and degrees.


    CTE District Snapshot 2020-2021


  • Ms. Tana Lee

    Director of Career and Technical Education



    3560 Lynhaven Drive

    Columbia, SC 29204

    Phone: 803-735-3325

    Fax: 803-735-3381



  • Career and Technology Education Department

    Phone: (803) 735-3325

    Fax: (803) 735-3381


    3560 Lynhaven Dr.

    Columbia, SC 29204-4413

    District Mail Code: 640

    *The CATE Office is Located on the Heyward Career & Technology Center Campus