Career and Technical Education Welcome Page
Welcome to the Career & Technical Education (CTE) Department at Burleson Independent School District. 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 Organization
BURLESON ISD CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION 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.
NOTIFICATION OF NONDISCRIMINATION IN CAREER AND TECHNIAL 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.