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Career & Technical Education

Welcome to the Career and Technical Education Department for Huntsville ISD.
We strive to make Huntsville ISD a place that is conducive for students to excel in the classroom, the workplace, and society as a whole. We feel that building appropriate relationships with students as well as providing modern, state-of-the-art, real world career experiences are important to producing young individuals who are ready to meet these challenges. We are proud of the accomplishments of our CTE students and teachers.
The following programs are offered in the HISD CTE Department:

Agriculture, Food, And Natural Resources

This career cluster involves the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agriculture commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products/resources.


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Architecture And Construction


This career cluster addresses careers in designing, planning, managing, building, and maintaining the built environment.


Students interested in pursuing a career in construction will have an opportunity to acquire a hands on experience in designing, planning, building and more. The preparation for this program will provide the student with a basic understanding about construction and OSHA’s role in elimination of work-related illness and injuries.


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Arts, Audio/Visual Technology And Communications


This career cluster involves designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services.  Students interested in pursuing a career in photography, graphic design, or audio/video production may acquire a certification in Visual Communication with Adobe Photoshop or Video Communication with Adobe Premier Pro.


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Business, Management And Administration


This career cluster addresses business management and administration careers, encompassing planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. Students are encouraged to join Business Professionals of America.
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  Career Preparation Cooperative Training


Students wanting to participate in the Career Preparation Cooperative Training Program will have to complete a data sheet.  Data sheets may be picked up in the Room 1632.


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Education And Training


This career cluster involves planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.


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Picture  Finance


This career cluster addresses services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management.


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PictureHealth Science


This career cluster involves planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.


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Hospitality And Tourism


This career cluster encompasses the management, marketing and operation of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services.


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Picture  Human Services


This career cluster helps prepare individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs.


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PictureInformation Technology


This career cluster is designed to build linkages in IT occupations framework:  for entry level, technical, and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia, and systems integration services.


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Law, Public Safety, Corrections, And Security


This career cluster explores planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.


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This career cluster explores planning, managing, and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering.


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Marketing, Sales And Service


This career cluster explores planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.


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PictureScience, Technology, Engineering And Mathematics


This career cluster explores planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.


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Transportation, Distribution And Logistics


This career cluster explores planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional and technical support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.


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Director of Career & Technical Education: 
    Marcus Walker