Career and Technical Education programs for Putnam County High School Students accelerating their time to completion of an in-demand but high-value industry certification or postsecondary workforce credential.
- Emergency Medical Services Responder
- Automotive Maintenance & Repair
- Diversified Career Education/OJT
- Animal Services & Agritechnology
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Business Management
- Certified Nursing Assistant
- Emergency Medical Technician
- Allied Health
- Construction Academy
- Fire Fighting
- Principals of Public Safety
- Culinary Arts
- Criminal Justice
- Aerospace Technology
Putnam County engages in our region’s talent ecosystem through a three-pronged approach of talent attraction, development, and connection. The ecosystem is a partnership of education, business and community leaders focused on a shared framework to optimize the workforce, support economic growth, and generate a fulfilling quality of life.
Graduation Rates by District
State Average in 2021 is 88%.
St. Johns River State College
Since 1958, St. Johns River State College has built a solid reputation as a full-service college dedicated to meeting the educational and workforce training needs of its Northeast Florida district. With campuses in Orange Park, Palatka, and St. Augustine, SJR State is truly the community’s college, enriching a diverse population of students ranging in age from 16 to 60 and beyond.
SJR State offers three bachelor's degrees, the two-year A.A. (transfer) degree and more than 30 college-credit technical degrees and certificates. The Palatka campus is conveniently located just off Highway 19 and is home to the Viking baseball, softball and volleyball teams and Florida School of the Arts.
SJR State offers a series of programs designed to fulfill the educational needs of the community. Collaborative efforts with employers in business, industry and government ensure the creation of programs and courses to prepare students in some of the fastest growing occupations. https://www.sjrstate.edu/workforce.html
JR State is part of the Florida College System and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).