Welcome to Career and Technical Education
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The Career and Technical Education Department provides students with training to acquire skills necessary for success in post-secondary training as well as the work-place. Articulation between the school system and post-secondary institutions also provides students with an opportunity to receive post-secondary credit as they complete their secondary course work. Industry-based certification is a driving force in all areas of the career and technical education curriculum. In many classes, students are able to to earn industry-based certifications related to the course work in which they are enrolled. With internships and cooperative education options, students can also graduate with a "Career and Technical Education Endorsement" on their high school diploma.
This notice is to advise students, parents, employees, and the general public that the Calcasieu Parish School Board offers and provides Career and Technical Education opportunities to all students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex or disability. Samples of the courses offered include, but are not limited to, Welding, Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, and Business Courses. There are some preadmission requirements for some courses, ex. passing Alegbra I for the Auto Tech program. For more information contact the Dept. of Career and Tech Ed. Mr. Tony McCardle 337-217-4080. This notice is being published to comply with Vocational Education Programs Guidelines for Eliminating Discrimination and Denial of Services on the Basis of Race, Color, and National Origin, Sex and Handicap (Guidelines), 34 CFR Part 100 Appendix B