Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Career and Technical Education
(CTE)

CTE

Mission Statement

Nacogdoches ISD Career and Technical education department is committed to offering programs of study which prepares students for the challenges of a globally competitive workplace and able to embrace the challenges of post-secondary education. We strive to stay current with trends in business and industry and offer certifications and real world experiences for our students that are combined with high academic standards that greatly enhance their future success.  NISD CTE students have many opportunities to prepare for a highly competitive world of work.

The 16 clusters identified by the U.S. Department of Education in 2000 classify workforce preparation programs that are obtained through career and technical education in the following:

Clusters

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Architecture and Construction
Arts, A/V Technology and Communications
Business, Management and Administration
Education and Training 
Finance
Government and Public Administration
Health Science
Hospitality and Tourism 
Human Services 
Information Technology
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Manufacturing
Marketing
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics 
Transportation, Distribution and Logistics 


Certifications/Licenses Available Currently at NHS

Endorsement Strands in ( )

  • OSHA Career Safe  - Business, Manufacturing, Marketing, Automotive,  Agriculture (All)
  • American Welding Society – Manufacturing, Agriculture (Business/Industry)
  • NCCER Welding – Manufacturing, Agriculture (Business/Industry)
  • NCCER  Construction Technology – Architecture, Agriculture (Business/Industry)
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician – Health Science (Public Service)
  • Certified Nurse Assistant  - Health Science (Public Service
  • Floral Design Certification – Agriculture (Business/Industry)
  • Cosmetology –Operators License – Cosmetology/Human Services  (Public Service)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – Business, Finance, Marketing (Business/Industry and Public Service)
  • Food Handlers Certification – Hospitality/Culinary (Public Service)
  • Serve Safe Certification – Food Handlers – Hospitality/Culinary
  • Firefighter – Law/Public Safety (Public Service)
  • Medical Lab Assistant – Health Science – (Public Service)
  • Phlebotomy – Health Science (Public Service)
  • NATEF- Local Student Certification (Automotive) – Transportation, Distribution (Public Service)
  • Certified Classroom Teachers Aide – Education and Training (Public Service)