Career and Technical Education

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Larry Bills, Director of CTE

Welcome to the exciting world of Career &Technical Education (CTE) at Burleson Independent School District. The Career & Technical Education Department at BISD utilizes integrated instruction and curricula, current technologies, and state-of-the-art equipment and business partnerships to create a learning environment that empowers all students to enter the constantly changing workforce.

The CTE programs at Burleson ISD prepare students for the highly technological and competitive workplace of the 21st century and are designed to prepare students for life-long success in high-wage, high-skill, and high-demand occupations and career fields.

Career & Technical Education Programs in Burleson ISD:

  • Provide students with instruction and training in career areas of interest
  • Link to business and industry in the region
  • Offer career development activities
  • Provide ability to earn certifications
  • Prepare students for challenges on higher education and a global, competitive workplace
  • Provide rigorous instruction through hands-on problem solving and projects
  • Allow students to receive college credit for courses taken through statewide articulation.
  • Offer students competitive opportunities in scholarship, and leadership through Career & Technical Education Student Organizations

 

Mission

The mission of Burleson ISD Career and Technical Education is to provide a strong academic foundation which enables students to explore post-secondary career and educational options, create individual programs of study aligned with their goals, pursue their ambitions through rigorous and relevant courses, and prepare for their future roles as citizens, leaders, and contributors within the global community.

Useful Links and Information

Endorsement Pathways

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Career Pathways Represented in BISD

Burleson Independent School District offers an impressive array of Career and Technical Education Courses for secondary students.

  • Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Architecture & Construction
  • Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
  • Business Management & Administration
  • Education & Training
  • Health Science – Nursing
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Human Services – Cosmetology
  • Information Technology – Cisco Academy
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
  • Marketing, Sales & Services
  • STEM – Project Lead the Way
  • Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Instructional Program Transfer Information

The Career and Technical Department invites all interested students to talk to a counselor or Career and Technical Education teacher about the wide variety of course selections. BISD will take steps to assure that the lack of English language skills or diversity of ethnic background will not be a barrier to admission and participation in any curriculum offering.

Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career & Technical Education

The Burleson Independent School District offers career and technical education programs in Agricultural, Food, and Natural Resources, Arts, A/V Technology and Communication, Business, Management and Administration, Education and Training, Finance, Government and Public Administration, Health & Medical Services, Human Services, Information Technology, Family & Consumer Sciences, Auto Technology, Computer Science, Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security, Diversified Career Preparation, Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales, and Services, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.   Admission to these programs is based on student interest and enrollment.

 

It is the policy of Burleson ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. It is the policy of Burleson ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

 

Burleson ISD will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs.

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