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.

Julie Fisher

Julie Fisher
Executive Director of College, Career & Military Readiness/Federal Programs
972.563.2347 ext.1 7302

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: 
Animal Science 
A/V Digital Communications 
A/V Design and Multimedia 
Business Management and Marketing 
Advanced Manufacturing/Robotics

STEM Pathway Options:
Computer Science

Public Service Pathway Options:  
Education and Training

Health Service Pathway Options: 
Health Science 

Law and Public Service  Pathway Options: 
Legal Studies 

Click here to view the entire Course Catalog.

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.

CTE Non-Discrinimation Statement

View the CTE Non-Discrimination Statement: English | Spanish.