Career Readiness

Published: 2/23/2017 2:04 PM

A career ready student is a student who is preparatory in a Career and Technical Education career major and has reached the benchmarks on WorkKeys or ASVAB and KOSSA or an Industry Certification.

​​​​Definition of Preparatory Student

A Student who has completed two career and technical education credits in a preparatory program and is enrolled in the third credit course(s).


College and Career Readiness Chart

The College and Career Readiness chart shows the different tests/qualifications that a student must get to be college ready, career ready, or college and career ready.


Technical Education Database System (TEDS)

TEDS is the authoritative source for all career readiness data. The TEDS website provides helpful tools and resources to verify and correct career readiness data. ​

Laura Arnold
Office of Career and Technical Education
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4286
Fax (502) 564-4800