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SSHS Career & Technical Education

Career and Technical Education (CTE)

In today's highly competitive workforce, students need to be able to integrate and apply 21st century skills, technical knowledge and skills, and core academic knowledge. SSHS Career and Technical Education programs emphasize real-world, real-life skills to prepare students for the globally competitive workforce, post-secondary education, and life. No matter what your career goal, you can pursue it through CTE.

Our goal is to help every student establish their career goals, help students choose a career path, learn job-specific skills and leadership skills to further their hands-on education, and to train students to become successful. 

CTE Vision:

Career & Technical Education students will graduate ready for college, career, and life in a global society.

CTE Mission:

The mission of Sulphur Springs High School Career & Technical Education is to empower students in attaining the technical and professional skills necessary to facilitate student leadership and gain a competitive edge for college and career readiness in today's global society.

CTE Goals:
  1. Continually develop and sustain industry and community partnerships to improve the quality of CTE programs.
  2. Increase student participation in CTE through CTSO activities and students earning industry recognized certifications to increase their marketability in the workforce.
  3. Keep programs of study standards and equipment relevant and reflective of current business and industry needs and standards.
  4. Increase connections between core academic courses and CTE courses through project-based learning experiences.

Through CTE, students can...
  • Explore careers in middle and high school to identify a career goal.
  • Take courses in high school that will satisfy high school requirement to follow a Foundation with Endorsement Graduation Plan.
  • Earn Performance Acknowledgements through earning industry certifications within CTE programs.
  • Earn tuition-free college credits as well as high school credits required for graduation through articulated courses.
  • Become leaders by participating in Career & Technical Student Organizations in competitions and community service projects.
  • Become members of National Technical Honor Society when certain eligibility requirements are met.
Articulated Courses through PJC
Endorsements & Programs of Study
Career Prep & Practicums
College & Career Expo
Career & Technical Student Organizations
National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)
 BPA News/Events
 FCCLA News/Events
 FFA News/Events
 HOSA News/Events
 Skills USA News/Events
 TAFE News/Events

CTE Resources

Public Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career and Technical Education Programs

Sulphur Springs ISD offers Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in the following career clusters:  Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources; Arts, A/V Technology & Communication; Business Management & Administration; Education & Training; Finance; Health Science; Hospitality & Tourism; Human Services; Information Technology; Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security; Marketing; Transportation, Distribution & Logistics. Admission to these programs is based on class space and availability, interest and aptitude, age appropriateness, and teacher recommendations. It is the policy of Sulphur Springs ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its employment practices, CTE 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. Sulphur Springs ISD will take steps to assure the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs. For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Josh Williams, at 631 Connally Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482, (903) 885-2153, ext. 312, and/or the Section 504 Cordinator, Susan Johnston, at 219 Ponder Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482, 903-885-6230.

Notificación pública de no discriminación en programas de educación profesional y técnica

Sulphur Springs ISD ofrece programas de carrera y educación técnica (CTE) en los siguientes grupos de carrera: Agricultura, alimentos y recursos naturales; Las artes, A / V, tecnología y comunicación; Administración y gestión empresarial;Educación y capacitación; Finanzas; Ciencias de la salud; Hospitalidad y Turismo; Servicios humanos; Tecnología de la información; Ley, seguridad pública, correcciones y seguridad; De marketing; Transporte, distribución y logística. Admisión a estos programas se basa en el espacio de clase y disponibilidad, interés y aptitud, edad apropiada y recomendaciones del maestro. Es norma de Sulphur Springs Independent School District no para discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo o impedimento, en sus programas, servicios o actividades vocacionales, tal como lo requieren el Titulo VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, segun enmienda; el Titulo IX de las Enmiendas en la Educacion, de 1972, y la Seccion 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitacion de 1973, segun enmendada. Para informacion sobre sus derechos o procedimientos para quejas, comuniquese con el Coordinator del Titula IX, Josh Williams, at 631 Connally Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482, (903) 885-2153, ext. 312, y/o el Coordinador de la Sección 504, Susan Johnnston, at 219 Ponder Street, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482, (903) 885-6230.

Our Mission

The mission of the Sulphur Springs Independent School District is to provide students with the skills that will prepare them to adapt and excel in a fast-changing world, enabling them to lead productive lives. The district shares with parents and the community the responsibility of promoting high standards and expectations as we provide opportunities for all students within our diverse community to attain personal growth and to become lifelong learners.


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