Media & Design

CTE Media & Design Commission

The CTE Media & Design Commission is the most diverse portfolio of programs with over 65 programs in 50 schools serving over 17,000 students. Media & Design programs range from Animation to Technical Theater to Fashion. The Commission is chaired by Robin White Owen, Co-Founder and Principal, MediaCombo Inc. Media & Design Commission members represent a wide range of businesses, nonprofits and colleges with varied size and scope. Below are a selection of the commission’s dedicated partners.

Media & Design Core Commission Members include:

  • AARP
  • Angen Services
  • Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC)
  • Brooklyn College
  • Collins
  • CUNY City Tech
  • CUNY Hostos
  • Economic Development Corporation (EDC)
  • Experience Design Partners
  • IBM
  • Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment (MoME)
  • MediaCombo Inc.
  • NYC Jewelry Week
  • Open Stage Project
  • Peacock TV
  • Powerhouse Arts
  • ReelWorks
  • Roundabout Theater
  • Shimmy Technologies
  • Workforce Development Institute (WDI)

Be the voice that shapes the future! We invite you to connect with our commission to help inspire and educate CTE students.

Explore recent Labor Market Data to learn about workforce trends in the Media & Design industries

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Schools with CTE Media & Design Programs

With over 50 NYC high schools with CTE Media & Design programs, there are many options for students and families to choose from. Our CTE Program Directory can help you explore the comprehensive list of programs available at NYC high schools. Students opting for CTE Media & Design programs have the unique advantage of being exposed to learning and work opportunities in the key areas noted below as well as industry relevant credentials.

CTE Program Directory

Media & Design Learning Areas:

  • Advertising
  • Animation
  • Audio Engineering
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Cartooning/ Sequential Art
  • Digital Media
  • Drama
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Marketing & Management
  • Film and Video Production
  • Game Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Media Journalism
  • Music Technology
  • Photography
  • Technical Theater Production
  • Web/App Design

Key Credentials offered:

  • Adobe Certified Associate
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • AVID Pro Tools
  • NOCTI (Technical Theater and Fashion Design)
  • Skills USA 3D Visualization and Animation