High School High Tech Student Interview

Get There and Career & Technical Education

Recently, High School High Tech student Edgar Caquimbo from Wakulla High School sat down with Chancellor Kevin O’Farrell with the Florida Department of Education to discuss the Get There program. Watch the interview to learn about Get There, the types of Career & Technical Education (CTE) training available, and steps students can take to be successful. To watch the video in increments, use the guide below.

For additional information on Get There, click here.

Video Beginning: Certifications & Career Overview

  • Chancellor O’Farrell describes the Get There program and the benefits available to students who participate. We also hear High School High Tech student Edgar Caquimbo talk about CTE programs he’s taking at Wakulla High School in Crawfordville.

Video at 5:00: Career Opportunities

  • Skip to this section to hear about the more than 17 career pathways, along with information on the length of CTE courses and advantages of participating.

Video at 7:55: Accessibility

  • In the last section of the interview, Chancellor O’Farrell discusses the accessibility of CTE courses for students with disabilities, the origin of the Get There program, and tips for success. We also hear about Edgar’s CTE courses and plans after high school.

This interview was filmed at Lively Technical College and The Able Trust appreciates their partnership.