Career and Technical Education

Mission Statement

We challenge and encourage each student to achieve and demonstrate academic excellence, technical skills and responsible citizenship.

Endorsement Study Guide


  • Equip students with technical and professional skills necessary to succeed in today's high demand occupational environment.
  • Providing students with relevant contexts for studying and learning.
  • Link school-based learning with the knowledge and skills required for success in the workplace.


Instructional Material Allotment Publisher Hearing

November 2, 2016 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Located at NEISD Community Learning Center, Room 202, 8750 Tesoro Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78217

Parents and community members are invited.

The State Board of Education (SBOE) issued Proclamation 2017 in April 2015. The instructional materials are scheduled to be adopted by the SBOE in November 2016 and will be implemented in classrooms beginning in the 2017–2018 school year. The SBOE requires that all Proclamation 2017 pre-adoption samples submitted for adoption be made available to the public. CTE will be holding its 3rd and final publisher hearing and showcase.

For more information, contact Debbie Ruel-Scharefer at 210-407-0297 or email

Printable flyer

Senior Director

Johnny Vahalik

Assistant Director

Debbie Ruel-Schaefer

Program Coordinator

Fred Losoya