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CTE to Host Annual Program Exploration Night January 28

Fort Bend ISD’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) is giving parents and students the chance to learn about CTE programs with its annual “Program Exploration Night: Virtual Edition” The event will take place Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. using the Hopin virtual conference platform.

The event is open to all FBISD students and their parents, especially current 7th – 10th graders who are interested in learning more about the CTE programs offered at our high schools and at the James Reese Career and Technical Center. This virtual platform will allow attendees to participate in 3 program sessions of their choice and listen to short presentations hosted by CTE team members.

CTE programs offer students a competitive advantage in preparing for their future, whether their plans include college, immediate entry into the workforce, or a combination of both. A number of pathways allow students to earn industry certifications. Coursework is available in the following disciplines:

  • STEM- Engineering
  • Education & Training
  • Human Services- Cosmetology
  • Transportation- Auto & Diesel
  • Health Science
  • Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources
  • Architecture & Construction
  • Arts Audio/Video Technology
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Law & Public Services
  • Human Services- Family & Community Services
  • STEM- Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Business, Marketing, & Finance

“CTE coursework provides students the opportunity to apply math, science, reading, writing, and hands-on skills in the classroom. Our students have the opportunity to earn industry certifications at no cost, participate in nationally-recognized competitive events and build their resume and college application portfolio through real-world experiences including internships,” said CTE Director Meredith Watassek.

Students and parents can register to attend the free event by clicking this link  When registering, select the participant option and create an account. Be sure to utilize Google Chrome for the best experience the day of the event. Follow us on Twitter @FBISD_CTE and visit the CTE website for more information.