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Tolleson Union
High School District

Career & Technical Education

CTE

Career and Technical Education (CTE) prepares students for a wide range of careers. These careers require varying levels of education—from high school and postsecondary certificates to two- and four-year college degrees. CTE covers a variety of challenging fields that are constantly evolving due to the changing global economy.

i am CTEOur Vision: CTE, focusing on the future, today!
Our Mission: In the Tolleson Union High School District, CTE helps students make the connection between education, employment, and the economy.

Focusing on the Future Today

CTE educators constantly review and update their programs, courses, and curriculum to reflect alignment to current business and industry standards and rigorous Arizona academic standards to prepare our students to meet the demands of our changing economy and workforce. CTE classes develop the skills most sought after by employers. These skills include: TUHSD CTE Total Program Integration

  • Strong academic and critical thinking skills
  • Strong technical skills in the field they choose to work in
  • Employability skills of teamwork, communication, and effective work habits.

    In TUHSD we follow the Career and Technical Education Total Delivery Model by incorporating daily through academic integration and community involvement.

    • Classroom instruction aligned to the Arizona College & Career Ready Standards, Program Technical Skills, Workforce Employable Skills
    • Hands-on instruction and laboratory settings to apply content and practices learned
    • Career-based learning through internships upon completion of program sequence
    • Leadership development through Career and Technical Student Organizations

    TUHSD CTE Program Offerings

    Business, Marketing, & Management
    Communication & Information Systems
    Health Services & Resources
    Human Services & Resources
    Industrial Manufacturing & Engineering
    West-MEC

    Career & Technical Student Organizations

    DecaFBLAFCCLAEducators RisingHOSASkills USA

    Notice of Nondiscrimination in CTE Programs: TUHSD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability in its CTE programs, services, or activities as required by the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act in 1964, as amended; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended; The Age of Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended.

    Contact Our Department

    Debbie McKintosh
    Director of Career and Technical Education
    (623) 478.4062
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