Career and Technology Education
Mission Statement - The importance of and need for Career and Technical education grows as the American workplace becomes increasingly global. The Kaufman ISD Career and Technical Education Program allow students to get experience and training in a variety of skills and careers. Career and Technical Education also presents students with the opportunity to learn and practice critical thinking, problem-solving, team building, and leadership. In an increasingly competitive job market, Kaufman ISD's Career and Technical programs can provide the pathway needed for future success. Our programs of study allow students to achieve excellence by preparing them for college opportunities, career preparation, and meaningful work experiences. A goal of the KISD CTE Department is to graduate students with the necessary tools to prepare for high demand, high wage and high skilled occupations and knowledge for college work and the workforce.
Career and Technology Coordinator
Career and Technology Education Faculty(Click on name for teacher webpage)
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources - Patrick Hartley, Ashley Lawson, Jonathan Deaton
AV/Communication - Stephen Armstrong & Seth Garltiz
Business, Financial Management & Accounting - Patti Mitchell, Courtney Merritt, Denise Darnell
Culinary Arts - Jennifer Gorell
Education & Training - Shellie Massengale
Graphic Design and Illustration - Karen James
Hospitality & Human Services - Jennifer Gorell, Shellie Massengale
Health Science - Julia Standeford
Law Enforcement - Shabronda Jones-Prox
Manufacturing - Patrick Hartley, Jonathan Deaton
Robotics - Gene Wiley & Steven Bucholtz
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