Dr. Narineh Makijan is the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Coordinator at Glendale Unified School District. Dr. Makijan earned her Doctorate in Education Leadership from USC, Masters in Counseling from Loyola Marymount University and Bachelors from CSU Long Beach. Dr. Makijan started her career fourteen years ago at Glendale Unified as a school counselor and for the past three years she has transitioned to the Career and Technical Education department. Dr. Makijan is passionate about CTE programs as the programs provide 21st Century skills needed for students to succeed in life. She ensures that all CTE program provide students with the academic, technical and employability skills needed for college, career and life success.