Help students develop awareness of themselves, an awareness of the world of work and an appreciation for all work. Work at this level is defined as accepting responsibility of completion of a task at home or school.
6th thru 8th Grades:
Helps students develop an understanding of, and positive attitudes toward, themselves and toward society. By looking at the community and occupational clusters, students begin to evaluate their own interests, abilities, and values in relation to the career area they choose to investigate. At this level, students intensify their look at how school course choices are important for their future endeavors. Students learn how to set goals, with particular attention toward high school planning.
9th thru 10th Grades:
Involves all resources in the school, home, and community and allows students to focus on specific careers/occupations through simulated work place experiences, on-site observation, or exposure to role models through mentoring or job shadowing. Through in depth exploration students are able to further understand the correlation between selected courses, career choices, and how/why career and education decisions are made. Students continue to develop an understanding and positive attitudes toward work, themselves, and society.
11th thru 12th Grades:
Affords students an opportunity to broaden their knowledge and skills in a variety of paths them may choose to follow after high school and assists them in making and following their career and educational goals. Students are provided with job-seeking and job-keeping skills training to prepare them for paths leading to work, technical/training programs, community college, four-year college, or military service.
Career & Technology Education in LISD
Career and Technical Education in Livingston ISD is embracing the challenge of change for the 21st Century in preparing students for meeting the demands of a more technological society.
Career and Technical Education is growing to provide unique educational options for enhancing the knowledge and skills required for employment in a knowledge-based economy.
Mission of LISD Career and Technical Education
To develop partnerships and programs providing each student with the skills and knowledge to excel in a diverse, global society for life- long success.
Vision of Career and Technical Education
The vision of the LISD Career and Technical Education program is to provide a comprehensive program that will give students the opportunity to excel and advance their skills and knowledge to be prepared for post secondary endeavors through rigorous curriculum, relevant experiences and lasting relationships.