El Paso Independent School District's

Career and Technical Education

Mission Statement:

EPISD’s Career and Technical Education provide all students an equitable and rigorous education to enhance their creativity and critical thinking skills. CTE will offer each student a seamless transition from their program of study to post-secondary education and/or entry into the global workforce to become contributing members of the community.

Vision Statement:

EPISD’s Career & Technical Education vision is to implement innovative instructional methods, provide a cutting edge and rigorous culture of learning, and inspire our students to become passionate about their college and career readiness.


  • Increase Student Enrollment in CTE Courses to include all sub group populations
  • Implement CTE Program Awareness Across the District
    • Non-traditional students
    • ELL and SPED students
  • Inspire Students with Opportunities to Obtain Industry Certification
  • Integrate accountability and performance in PEIMS and PBMAS
  • Individualize a Program Of Study using EPISD’s College and Career Readiness Planner (CCRP)
  • Introduce new articulation and dual credit offerings with post-secondary institutions
  • Improve collaborative relationships with stakeholders
  • Incorporate CTE Programs to meet student request

Best regards,

Mr. Eric Winkelman
Career and Technical Education Director

CTE: AchieveTexas Career Clusters Initiative

Scott, J. L., & Sarkees-Wircenski, M. (2004). Overview of Career and Technical Education (3rd ed.). Homewood, IL: American Technical.

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