(DEL VALLE, Texas) The Del Valle ISD Career and Technical Education (CTE) program has developed numerous career pathways for students that offer meaningful coursework and experiences, which align to the needs of local and national workforce.

Currently, the DVISD CTE program offers 13 career clusters, 23 career pathways and 13 programs of studies in business industry, public service and STEM endorsements. DVISD’s CTE program also offers certifications in Adobe graphic design and illustration, Adobe visual communications, and certification as a patient care technician, emergency medical technician, pharmacy technician and more.

Norris Sebastian, Del Valle ISD CTE coordinator, makes the comparison of selecting a four-year course of study in eighth grade to selecting a major in college, inevitably guiding students to their career path.

12.5 million college and high school students are enrolled in the United States, and Texas has 1.2 million CTE high school student enrollment including 850,000 career and technical education concentrations. Texas CTE program offers 16 career clusters, 122 programs of studies and over 79 career pathways.

Click here to watch the Texas Education Agency (TEA) video highlight for Texas CTE programs. Keep an eye out for our Del Valle ISD students and staff.