Career and Technical Education

CTE 2020 Program Video

Course Overviews

Co-Op Education Information

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"Some people dream of success, while others wake up and work hard at it" ~Winston Churchill

The Career & Technical Education Program at Silver Lake Regional High School is designed to provide you with an opportunity to develop skills which will prepare you for success in the 21st century. Success in a CTE program, earns you both a high school diploma and a certificate of technical proficiency. Silver Lake's goal is to graduate CTE students who are employable upon graduation and have options options for post-secondary education if they choose. Each year over 50% of CTE graduates enter post-secondary institutions.

The CTE programs at Silver Lake are Chapter 74 certified by the Massachusetts Department of Early and Secondary Education and follow state curriculum frameworks. All students need rigorous, challenging academic and technical courses to prepare them for the world of work or post-secondary education. CTE students have the same graduation and MCAS requirements. Students work with the guidance staff to create a high school "career plan" and maintain a portfolio to showcase their skills and accomplishments upon graduation. Students enrolled in our CTE programs work at developing their academic and technical skills, as well as measurable outcomes in critical thinking, communications, individual and team problem solving and quality work habits and attitudes.

CTE Contact Information

Elliott Glass
CTE Director

Leslie Kalinowski
Administrative Assistant

Jill Bernardo
Co-op Cordinator
781-585-3844 x1608

CTE Public Services

Silver Lake’s Career & Technical Education Programs are open for business to local community members. We offer a wide range of services to the general public as part of our career preparation learning environment. The educational needs of our students always come first in selecting and prioritizing projects for our students.


The automotive technology program can perform general maintenance, diagnostics, and repair work on vehicles 10 years old or less. Please call 781-585-3844 x1637


The carpentry program takes applications for new construction (2 car garage, etc.). Request forms are returned to the CTE Office. Carpentry Shop: 781-585-3844 x1655

CTE Work Request Form.pdf


The culinary arts program operates the Lighthouse Café, a full-service student operated restaurant. Most weeks the Lighthouse Café is open to the public for lunch on Thursday & Friday. The bakery is additionally open on those mornings. Reservations are available. Patrons are asked to check the weekly menu & hours posted on our website:

Culinary Arts also offers specialty bakery orders and catering.

Please call or email: 781-585-3844 x1604


Our EEC program operates the Silver Lake Preschool with Tu/Thur & M/W/F sessions. Applications will be taken 2/1-2/29 2024 and the lottery will be drawn 3/8/2024. Preschool Director, Jacqueline Bessette: jbessette@slrsd.orgor 781-582-3532


The metal fabrication & welding program takes projects in both areas of repair and fabrication. Metal Fab. Shop: 781-585-3844 x1630

CTE Work Request Form.pdf

CTE Public Services