Career and Technical Education (CTE)

ESC Region 19 CTE Program provides the following services and support to districts:

    • Academic and Career & Technical Education integration and applied learning strategies.
    • Activities to promote student enrollment in nontraditional courses and increase awareness and understanding of nontraditional careers.
    • Coordination with local ISD Career & Technical Education Directors and/or representatives via monthly CTE update/needs assessment meetings.
    • Communications and networking among LEAs, Workforce Development Boards, Colleges, Universities, and TEA career education staff to promote the goals and objectives of Perkins and Career & Technical Education.
    • Relationship establishment with colleges & universities for potential articulation and dual enrollment and opportunities.
    • Implementation of career guidance programs, 7-12, and the development of career pathways, including sequence of courses, for all students.
    • PEIMS coding training for CTE course sequence based on student 4-year plan.
    • Prepare districts for an onsite PBM visit.
    • Preparation for districts scheduled for Civil Rights Compliance Monitoring and Performance-Based Monitoring for CTE.
    • Information regarding the Nondiscrimination statement for publication prior to the beginning of the school year.
    • Technical assistance in adapting Texas Achievement Plan (TAP) as part of the district's graduation plans.
    • Technical assistance to high school counselors in Career Pathways, advanced course work, and college preparation information.
    • Technical assistance in review/understanding the Student Attendance Accounting Handbook.
    • Program Access Review (PAR) utilization to identify barriers to access for students to CTE programs.


    Career and technical education programs offer a sequence of courses that provides students with coherent and rigorous content. CTE content is aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in current or emerging professions.





District CTE Programs of Study

Contact Information

  • Angelica Haro


    Information & Instructional Technology Services 



    Oscar Carrera

    Professional Development Consultant

    Information & Instructional Technology Services



    Jeffrey Strom

    Professional Development Consultant

    Information & Instructional Technology Services





    Education Service Center - Region 19 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, or any other bases prohibited by law. Inquiries concerning the application of Title VI, IX, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Section 504 may be referred to the Human Resources Manager, 6611 Boeing Drive, El Paso, Texas 79925.