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Career and Technical Education

The purpose of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department is to recognize the needs of a diverse student population and to assist students in gaining skills to become competitive, independent, productive citizens in a global economy.
Students will be given opportunities to maximize their fullest potential through quality instruction linked to business and industry, career guidance, and active student leadership organizations.

Career and Technical Education Sheldon ISD

CTE Vision

The vision of Sheldon ISD is to have a rigorous Career and Technical Education program that prepares and equips students with industry certifications based upon community needs and to provide students with skills to either begin high-skilled, high-wage earning careers or continue their post-secondary education.

Offers Academic Courses and Programs that Provide:

  • Rigorous training in today’s most high-demand and high-growth career fields
  • Challenging curriculum integrated with core subjects, including English, math, and science
  • Hands-on activities based on real-world applications
  • Opportunities to complete graduation requirements and get a jumpstart on post-secondary goals

Prepares Students to Achieve Post-Secondary Goals:

Earn College Credit

  • Technical Dual Credit
    Offer a variety of dual credit programs based on programs of study. Talk with your counselor today about dual credit opportunities within CTE.

Gain Career and Workforce Readiness Skills and Knowledge

  • Understand basic expectations of the workplace
  • Learn technical skills and knowledge required in today’s careers through hands-on experiences
  • Job preparation
  • Earn industry certifications and licenses
  • Build a strong resume and interviewing skills

Quick Information about CTE