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CTE Student Program Evaluation Survey 22-23


Complete by May 19, 2023.

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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 (CTE) students will graduate ready for post-secondary education, career, and life in a global society.

CTE Mission:

We are Sulphur Springs High School Career & Technical Education (CTE). Our mission is to empower ALL students to confidently and successfully transition into post-secondary and career opportunities to become positive, contributing members of society.

CTE Goals:
  1. Continually develop and sustain industry/community partnerships to increase opportunities for student internships/shadowing for real-world experiences and training.
  2. Increase student marketability through retention as POS completers; increased CTSO membership and participation; and students earning industry recognized certifications.
  3. Keep programs of study standards and equipment relevant and reflective of current business and industry needs and standards.
  4. Increase student engagement through building connections between core academic courses and CTE courses through communityproject-based, real-world 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


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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