Career & Technical Education

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VISION
Career & Technology Education (CTE) students will be productive in leading and serving our society.
 
MISSION
Preparing students for the real world in a real way.
 
CTE is preparation for the future! The purpose of all CTE programs is to provide students with rigorous and relevant experience that will prepare them and educate them on growing, high wage career fields. There's a misconception that these programs aren't for college bound students. CTE courses are for anyone. They're for anyone who will ever live on their own, manage a budget, have a career or who wants to be a successful adult.
 
A related series of courses that are grouped together by interest or skill set. They provide students with in-depth knowledge of a subject area. There are five (5) endorsement areas offered in Texas.
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business and Industry
  • Multi-Disciplinary Studies
  • Public Service
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
 
Overview of all TISD CTE Endorsements, Career Clusters, and Pathways
Endorsements Career Cluster Pathway/Program of Study
STEM Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
Engineering
Mobile Application Development
Business & Industry Agricultural, Food & Natural Resources Animal Science
Applied Agricultural Engineering
Plant & Floral Science
Veterinary
Architecture & Construction Architectural Design
Construction Technology
Arts, Audio Visual Technology, and Communications Audio Video Production
Graphic Design
Business, Marketing, and Finance Accounting & Financial Services
Business Management
International Business**
Marketing
Energy Energy**
Hospitality & Tourism Culinary Arts
Manufacturing Robotics
Welding
Public Service Education & Training Teaching and Training
Health Science Dentistry
Emergency Medicine
Nursing
Pharmacy
Sports Medicine/Physical Therapy
JROTC JROTC
Multi-Disciplinary Mix All Mix of Pathways
**These Pathways offered only at the Academy of Energy and International Business
A career cluster is a group of careers that share common themes. There are fourteen (14) Texas identified career clusters that are aligned with the five (5) endorsement categories. Tomball ISD offers ten (10) career clusters, as listed below.
 
CTE Icon Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
CTE Icon Architecture & Construction
Architecture & Construction
CTE Icon Arts, Audio Visual Technology & Communications
Arts, Audio Visual Technology & Communications
CTE Icon Business, Marketing & Finance
Business, Marketing & Finance
CTE Icon Education & Training
Education & Training
CTE Icon Energy
Energy
CTE Icon Health Science
Health Science
CTE Icon Hospitality & Tourism
Hospitality & Tourism
CTE Icon Manufacturing
Manufacturing
CTE Icon Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
A pathway or program of study is a coherent sequence of courses that fosters a progressive growth in knowledge and skill development. 
 
These pathways or programs of study are further enriched by a strategic collaboration with their corresponding business community.
 
Tomball ISD currently offers 26 pathways or programs of study as listed above. Below is the Pathway or Program of Study Sequence Chart.
 
 
 
TISD Academy of Energy & International Business


CTE Fact Sheets