(DEL VALLE, Texas)Del Valle ISD will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the state-of-the-art Career and Technical Education (CTE) Innovation Space on Saturday, Sept. 15, starting at 10 a.m. at Del Valle High School.

Area officials who said they will be attending the event include Austin Mayor Steve Adler, Representative Eddie Rodriguez, Council Member Delia Garza, County Commissioner Margaret Gomez, County Commissioner Jeffrey Travillion, Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt and others.

The 64,309 square foot CTE Innovation Space is one of the most progressive facilities in the state of Texas. Nearly 60 percent of Del Valle High School students are enrolled in a coherent sequence of CTE classes which are aligned to an industry standard.

The Innovation Space includes 21 unique CTE programs of study in multiple makerspaces for hands-on student learning experiences. These makerspaces include a hospital simulation lab with a model ambulance, mock courtroom, IT cyber-security networking lab, professional print studio, new construction area designed for tiny-house building and trailer manufacturing, biotechnology learning center, forensic science instructional space, automotive technology workshops and engineering makerspaces.