FISD Career & Technical Education Programs reinforce state and national academic standards, link to business and industry, offer career development activities, provide ability to earn certifications, prepare students for challenges on higher education & a global, competitive workplace, and provide rigorous instruction through hands-on problem solving projects.
Career counseling is available at the high school to assist CTE students and parents in helping plan their high school course of study by providing information on Career & Technical Education courses and how they might build skills and knowledge toward a particular career goal. The following career resources are available to students and parents:
Discover targeted industries and occupations in North Central Texas at the InterLink website at http://www.interlink-ntx.org/targeted.html
To find out career information on specific occupations, visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook website at http://www.bls.gov/oco/
See the Texas Workforce Press Release for information on growth in eight industries with the lead industry being Trade, Transportation and Utilities.
Admission to CTE programs is open to all students based on interest and aptitude, age appropriateness, and class space availability.
It is the policy of FISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
It is the policy of FISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its 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.
FISD will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs.
For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Sherry McGuire, at 501A Hwy 78N. Farmersville, TX 75442, 972-782-6601, and/or the Section 504 Coordinator, Garry Jameson, at 501A Hwy 78N. Farmersville, TX 75442, 972-782-6601.