Education and Training
The Education and Training Career Cluster® focuses on planning, managing, and providing education and training services and related learning support services. The course is 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.
8E220, 8E225 DC
8J310, 8J315 DC or 8J320
|3||8E330, 8E335 DC, |
8E630 CCM, 8E635 DC CCM
Instructional Practices (FTI I)
8E460, 8E465 DC,
|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.
|HS Dual Credit/Industry Certification|
|Master's/Doctoral Degree/Professional Degree|
*Additional industry-based certification information is available on the TEA CTE website.
**Offered at some GISD campuses
For more information on post-secondary options for this program of study, 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, work-based learning activities, or by joining a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO).
- Texas Association of Future Educators
- Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
- Teach a community education class
- Intern as a teaching assistant or tutor
- Serve as a camp counselor