skip to main content

Satellite CTE Programs

The EGUSD Satellite Program provides an opportunity for rising 12th grade students to:
  • Learn job skills
  • Find out about a career
  • Gain employment
  • Select a college major 

Satellite Courses Offered

Satellite Courses Offered

  • Agricultural Welding
  • Automotive Services & Technology
  • Building Trades
  • Careers with Children
  • Education
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Mechanical Systems Installation & Repair
  • Medical Assistant
  • Professional Culinary Arts
  • Video Production

Courses are year-long and range from one to three hours daily.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

Satellite Program Application Information
Students who are interested in an EGUSD Satellite course should fill out this application. The application will open on January 19, 2024 and close on March 20, 2024.

Helpful Tips Prior to Applying:
  • Review the courses in the Course Catalog for details (dates, time, locations, grade level, etc.)
  • Transportation is NOT provided for these courses.  You will have to arrange your own transportation.
  • Check in with your counselor prior to applying and discuss if this course would be a good fit for you.
  • After you submit your application your parents will be contacted for parent approval. 
  • Make sure that your parents are aware and that they check their email for the approval email.
  • Counselor verification will take place after parent approval.

If you have any questions regarding the Satellite Program or courses, please email Christine An at

Can I earn a certificate through the Satellite Program?

Students who complete a Satellite course and demonstrate mastery of core competencies can earn an CTE certificate of completion in some of the offered Satellite courses. Some Satellite courses also prepare students to pass state and national industry-validated certificates. See individual course listings for more information.

May adults enroll in a Satellite Course?

No, the Satellite Program is only for currently enrolled EGUSD high school students.
Courses for adults are offered through EGUSD’s Adult and Community Education. For more information, please call (916)686-7724 or go to or email

Will I receive credit for taking a Satellite Course?

You can earn elective credits towards graduation for successfully completing a Satellite Course. Some courses meet UC/CSU A-G requirements, while others provide opportunity for articulated credit to local colleges. See individual course listings for more information.

Is transportation provided for students to take these courses?

Transportation is not provided. Students will need to arrange their own transportation to and from school.