Facts:

Career and Technical Education (CTE) creates Pathways to success for all secondary students by providing him or her with the technical skills and academic knowledge needed to prepare for future employment and/or a successful transition to post-secondary education.

Career and Technical Education encompasses a variety of programs structured to equip students with work and life skills.  In Littlefield ISD, over 1,700+ students (grades 7-12) participate in CTE courses annually that help them explore career options and develop occupational skills.  The curriculum of CTE gives students the practical experience they need to succeed through a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on laboratory work, and on-the-job training. 

Career and Technical Education is an essential component of the total educational system in Littlefield ISD and is critical to this region and state's ability to compete in a global economy.  CTE is provided in a variety of settings and levels including middle school career exploration, secondary programs, post-secondary certificates and degrees, and customized training for employees in the workplace.

Career and Technical Education jump starts students' careers by preparing them for jobs while still in, or just out of, high school.  Students gain an advantage in increasing their earning power by entering the job market early.  In Littlefield ISD, all graduating students have taken at least a CTE course in high school, and approximately 60% of all high school career and technical graduates enter a technical school, two-year college, or four-year college.


It is the policy of Littlefield School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or disability in its career and technical education programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.