Education and Training
The Education and Training Career Cluster® focuses on planning, managing, and providing education and training services and related learning support services. All parts of courses are designed to introduce learners to the various careers available within the Education and Training career cluster.
Programs of study
Teaching and Training Program of Study
The Teaching and Training program of study prepares students for careers related to teaching, instruction, and creation of instructional and enrichment materials. The program of study introduces CTE concentrators to a wide variety of student groups and their corresponding needs. It familiarizes them with the processes for developing curriculum, coordinating educational content, and coaching groups and individuals.
Note: This pathway is available at all GISD high school campuses.
|2||8E220, 8E225 DC|
Human Growth and Development
|3||8E330, 8E335 DC, |
LCHS: 8E630 CCM, 8E635 DC CCM
Instructional Practices (FTI I)
|4||8E460, 8E465 DC,|
LCHS: 8E660 CCM, 8E665 DC CCM
Practicum in Education and Training (FTI II)
|Occupations||Median wage||Annual openings||% Growth|
|Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors||$48,069||862||17%|
|Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||$54,510||6,407||15%|
|Career and Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School||$56,360||719||9%|
|Special Education Teachers, Secondary School||$56,720||980||18%|
Below is a list of potential career certifications for a student interested in this pathway.
*Additional certification information is available from the TEA CTE website.
**Offered at some GISD campuses
For more information on post-secondary options, visit the TXCTE website.
Expanded learning opportunities
One of the best ways to acquire experience in your chosen career is by engaging in exploration activities, career preparation activities, or by joining a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO).
- Future Teachers of America (FTA)
- Texas Association of Future Educators
- Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
Career preparation activities
- Teach a community education class
- Intern as a teaching assistant or tutor
- Serve as a camp counselor