Career and Technical Education

  • CTE department logo Mission Statement

    Grand Prairie ISD’s Career and Technical Education program is committed to preparing and growing our students to succeed in college and career readiness through instilling the ideals of professionalism, leadership, and service. Grand Prairie ISD provides K-12 students the opportunity to explore or enroll in CTE courses that integrate rigorous and relevant standards to changing industry demands.

    Vision

    More than a diploma…

    The Grand Prairie CTE program is designed to equip students for the world outside Grand Prairie ISD and is aligned with the workforce needs of the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  Grand Prairie wants all students to have the opportunity to explore various CTE pathways and/or earn industry-ready certifications allowing them to enter the workforce following their high school graduation.  We pride ourselves on preparing students for an ever-changing, ever-growing workforce.

    Students have access to robust, technology rich opportunities for career investigation in 14 of the 16 CTE Career Clusters and 4 of the 5 Endorsements. With 27 Career Experiences available, Grand Prairie students are able to choose an academic pathway that connects their area of interest with their high school education goals.

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  • Statement of Non-discrimination For Career and Technical Education Programs

    The GPISD Career and Technology Education department offers a comprehensive program that is designed to prepare students to be successful whether they choose to pursue higher education, technical or trade school, or to enter the workforce after completing their high school education. Course offerings and content are continuously monitored to ensure that programs are current with today's technology and are relevant to the requirements of today's employer. Courses are offered at Dubiski Career High School (DCHS), Grand Prairie High School (GPHS), Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute (GPCI), Young Woman’s Leadership Academy (YWLA) and South Grand Prairie High School (SGPHS). Admission to these programs is based on interest, aptitude, age appropriateness, and class size available.

    In its efforts to promote nondiscrimination, Grand Prairie ISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, or disability in providing education services, activities, and programs, including CTE programs, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990(ADA), as amended, which incorporates and expands upon the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. The following district staff members have been designated to coordinate compliance with these legal requirements:

    Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended:
    Name: Dana Jackson
    Position: Director of Counseling Services
    Address: 2602 South Belt Line Road
    Grand Prairie, TX
    75052-5344
    Telephone: (972) 237-5311


    Declaración de Anti-discriminación Para Programas de Carreras y de Educación Técnica

    El departamento de GPISD de Carreras y Educación Técnica ofrece un programa comprehensivo diseñado para preparar a los estudiantes para que tengan éxito ya sea que decidan asistir a la universidad, una escuela técnica de oficio, o si deciden entrar a la fuerza laboral después de terminar la secundaria. Los cursos y el currículo que se ofrecen son supervisados continuamente para asegurar que los programas estén al día con la tecnología vigente y que sean pertinentes a los requisitos que las empresas buscan en sus candidatos de empleo hoy día. Se ofrecen cursos en Dubiski Career High School (DCHS), Grand Prairie High School (GPHS), Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute (GPCI), Young Woman’s Leadership Academy (YWLA), y en South Grand Prairie High School (SGPHS). La admisión a estos programas está basada en el interés, aptitud, la edad apropiada, y según el cupo de las clases.

    En sus esfuerzos de anti-discriminación, el Distrito Grand Prairie ISD no discrimina en base de raza, religión, color, país de origen, género, o discapacidad al brindar servicios, actividades y programas educativos, incluyendo programas tipo CTE, de acuerdo al Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, como enmienda; Título IX de las Enmiendas Educativas de 1972; y Título II de la Ley Americanos con Discapacidades de 1990(ADA), como enmienda, la cual incorpora y amplía los requisitos de la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, como enmienda. Los siguientes miembros de la facultad del Distrito han sido designados para coordinar el cumplimiento con estos requisites legales:

    Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended:
    Name: Dana Jackson
    Position: Director of Counseling Services
    Address: 2602 South Belt Line Road
    Grand Prairie, TX
    75052-5344
    Telephone: (972) 237-5311

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