Career Technical Education


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Career Technical Education, CTE is focused on providing academic and technical educational opportunities for students, including rigorous and relevant career preparation.  By affording students, Programs of Study students are equipped with 21st century skills that prepare students for a highly competitive global economy.  CTE creates Programs of Study that empower students to secure high-wage, high skilled employment and seek advanced education and training.  In addition, CTE Programs of Study: 1) Increase students' options for professional Licenses and Certificates, 2) Meet the needs of current Labor Market, and 3) Enhance College and Career readiness skills.

At McAllen ISD, the Career Technical Education unit provides:

  • Dual enrollment opportunities with post-secondary institutions
  • Thirty two professional Licenses and Certifications student opportunities
  • Job shadowing and Wage Earning Internship opportunities
  • PREP – STC Employability Skills Certificate – Tenth Grade Course
  • Career and College Electronic System offered to all students K-12
  • Student participation opportunities regarding national student organizations - FIRST Robotics, BPA, DECA, SKILLS USA, HOSA, FCCLA, FFA.
             MCALLEN ISD CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION VISION & MISSION

McAllen ISD CTE Vision

 

McAllen ISD Career Technical Education students are equipped with 21st Century skills that prepare them academically, socially, and emotionally for a highly competitive global economy and are inspired to be lifelong learners that contribute to workforce and community.

 

 

McAllen ISD CTE Mission

 

The mission of the McAllen ISD Career Technical Education Department is to cultivate potential in ALL students by integrating rigorous academic instruction and leadership development with relevant career-readiness skills that lead to high wage, in-demand career and post-secondary opportunities. 

 

HOW TO ENROLL 

 Career Technical Education Student Enrollment Procedures – English

 Career Technical Education Student Enrollment Procedures – Spanish

CAREER CONNECTIONS BOOKLET

  Download our Career Connections Booklet to find out more

  about Career Technical Education and the 15 career clusters.
(English 2020-21 Spanish 2020-21)                             
(English 2019-20Spanish 2019-20)

2017 RGV Lead Regional Data Report

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CONTACTS

 
Career Technical Education Director
Lilia Sandoval Silva
(956) 632-5181
 
Career Technical Education Coordinator
Linda Babauta
Linda.Babauta@mcallenisd.net
(956) 972-5722
Career Technical Education Coordinator
David Lyons
David.Lyons@mcallenisd.net
(956) 971-1162
Career Technical Education Coordinator
Diana A. Peña
Diana.Pena@mcallenisd.net
(956) 661-4194
McAllen High School CTE Counselor
Mirtha Jimenez
Mirtha.Jimenez@mcallenisd.net
(956) 632-3148
Memorial High School CTE Counselor
Jeanne Dopp
Lynda.Dopp@mcallenisd.net
(956) 632-5263 
Nikki Rowe High School CTE Counselor
Claudia Hernandez Rivera
Claudia.Hernandez-Rivera@mcallenisd.net
(956) 632-8846