Dr. Luke Hurst
Director of College & Career Readiness
972.563.2347 ext.1 7302
Career and Technical Education
Terrell ISD’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) mission is to prepare students for the 21st-century job market. Our course offerings allow students to achieve excellence by preparing them for secondary and postsecondary opportunities, career preparation and advancement, and meaningful work experiences.
Our goal is to graduate students with the tools to secure high-demand, high-wage, and high-skilled occupations by providing them opportunities to earn industry certifications.
Dr. Luke Hurst
Endorsements and Pathways
Students enrolled in Career and Technical Education classes can select from the following graduation endorsements: Business & Industry, Public Service, Legal Studies, Health Science and STEM (Science, Technology, Education & Mathematics). Each of these endorsements has pathways students can follow based on their interests.
Business and Industry Pathway Options:
A/V Digital Communications
A/V Design and Multimedia
Business Management and Marketing
STEM Pathway Options:
Public Service Pathway Options:
Education and Training
Health Service Pathway Options:
Law and Public Service Pathway Options:
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Dual Credit Technical Courses
The Dual Credit Technical program is a partnership between Terrell ISD and Trinity Valley Community College (TVCC) designed to give students an opportunity to earn credits toward an Associate of Applied Science Degree and/or certificate in a chosen technical field. Participating students can earn both college and high school credits in selected Career and Technical classes.
Certification and Licensure
Earning an industry certification has many benefits including a sense of accomplishment, and a highly valued professional credential and may help students achieve employment and higher entry-level salary. Valid reliable industry certifications are also evidence of technical skill attainment and are an important component of a CTE program of study. Most CTE Programs in Terrell ISD lead to an industry certification or post-secondary degree.