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We mean business

CTE training places students in great jobs

In Red Oak ISD, we mean business when it comes to preparing students for the world beyond high school graduation.

That’s why we offer 84 Career Technology Education (CTE) courses ranging from computer maintenance to health services and welding. Students receive professional training and certifications that open doors to both the workforce and post-secondary study.

100% of ROHS students are required to take a career and technology course as part of their graduation plan. The courses offer valuable training to all students, ranging from those on the Advanced Placement track to those who struggle with academic studies.

Our CTE training is rigorous and strategically aligned with the needs of today's workforce. Red Oak ISD works closely with area employers to align the curriculum so that students graduate with the skills and certifications that best prepare them for the workforce.

For example, a student who works as a network and computer system administrator making a starting salary of $60,000 can choose to move up in that profession or finance a college education using that salary to pay for tuition and other bills. Either way, our high-level CTE training is one more way we live up to our motto:

“Our students’ success is our success.”

CTE Pathways

Red Oak ISD offers courses in the following Career and Technical pathways:

  • Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
  • Business Management & Administration
  • Finance
  • Health Science
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
  • Marketing
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

For more information:
Lisa Menton
CTE Director
972-617-3535 ext. 6444

Media Coverage

Health Science poster

CTE month celebrated in Red Oaks schools

ROISD is celebrating February, CTE month, by telling the story of how career and technology training is opening new doors for students.

“In Red Oak ISD, our students’ success is our success,” according to a ROISD spokesperson, “that’s why the district offers 84 Career and Technology courses, ranging from anatomy to welding, to prepare students for careers."

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Red Oak Record

 

Welding poster

ROISD celebrates CTE month with poster series throughout February

To celebrate the value of Career and Technical Education, Red Oak ISD is partaking in "CTE Month" throughout February by telling the story of how the program has opened new doors for its students. Currently, ROISD prepares students for careers by offering 84 CTE courses ranging from anatomy to welding

As told by the ROISD press release, "Such training offers students bright futures after they graduate from high school."

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Waxahachie Daily Light

 

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We mean business: Career & Tech training places students in great jobs

In Red Oak ISD, we mean business when it comes to preparing our students for the world beyond graduation.

“Whether that means career, college or service in the military, we are committed to opening as many doors as possible for our graduates,” said Career and Technology Director Lisa Menton. “That’s why we offer everything from computer maintenance to health services and welding.”

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Red Oak Record 

 

 CTE Poster Series 1

CTE Poster Series 2


RED OAK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

PUBLIC NOTIFICATION OF NONDISCRIMINATION IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATON PROGRAMS

Red Oak ISD offers Career and Technical Education programs in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Architecture, Arts, A/V Technology and Communications, Business Management and Administration, Family Consumer Science, Finance, Health Science, Human Services, Information Technology, Law and Public Safety, Marketing, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, and Transportation, Distribution and Logistics. Admission to these programs is based on interest in subject, required prerequisites, and course availability.

It is the policy of Red Oak ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its Career Technical Programs and employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972: the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. 

Red Oak ISD will take steps to assure the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all Career Technical educational programs.

For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Kevin Freels, and/or the Section 504 Coordinator, Nancy Toney, at Red Oak Independent School District, 109 W. Red Oak Road, PO Box 9000, Red Oak, TX 75154, PH: (972) 617-2941, FAX: (972) 617-4333.