Notice to Parents

Career and Technology Program

Distinguished Achievement in Career and Technology Education

  1. Receive specific education in a career and technology profession that leads to postsecondary education or meets or exceeds business or industry standards;
  2. Obtain from a district an award for distinguished achievement in career and technology education and a stamp or other notation on the student's transcript that indicates receipt of the award.

Contracts with Other Entities



Federal CTE Funding

Program Evaluation

Special Populations


  1. An individual with a disability [see EHBAB];
  2. An individual from an economically disadvantaged family, including low-income youth and adults;
  3. An individual preparing for nontraditional fields;
  4. A single parent, including a single pregnant woman;
  5. An out-of-workforce individual;
  6. An English learner;
  7. A homeless individual described in Section 725 of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act;
  8. Youth who are in, or have aged out of, the foster care system; and
  9. Youth with a parent who is a member of the armed forces and is on active duty.

Students with Disabilities

  1. The ARD committee shall include a representative from career and technical education, preferably the teacher, when considering initial or continued placement of a student in career and technical education program;
  2. Planning for the student shall be coordinated among career and technical education, special education, and state rehabilitation agencies and should include a coherent sequence of courses;
  3. A district shall monitor to determine if the instruction being provided a student with a disability in career and technical education classes is consistent with the student's IEP;
  4. A district shall provide supplementary services that each student with a disability needs to successfully complete a career and technical education program, such as curriculum modification, equipment modification, classroom modification, supportive personnel, and instructional aids and devices;
  5. A district shall help fulfill the transitional service requirements of the IDEA of 2004 and implementing regulations, state statutes, and rules of the commissioner for each student with a disability who is completing a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses; and
  6. When determining placement in a career and technical education classroom, the ARD committee shall consider a student's graduation plan, the content of the individual transition plan, the IEP, and classroom supports. Enrollment numbers should not create a harmful effect on student learning for a student with or without disabilities in accordance with the provisions in the IDEA of 2004 and its implementing regulations.

Student Organizations

  1. Business Professionals of America (BPA);
  2. DECA;
  3. Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA);
  4. FFA;
  5. Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA);
  6. Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA);
  7. Technology Student Association (TSA); and
  8. SkillsUSA.

Certification Subsidy

  1. The student:
    1. Successfully completes the career and technology program of a school district in which the student receives training and instruction for employment; or
    2. Is enrolled in a special education program under Education Code Chapter 29, Subchapter A; and
  2. The student passes a certification examination to qualify for a license or certificate that is an industry certification for purposes of state accountability [see AIA], administered while the student is enrolled in a school district.

Iredell ISD



DATE ISSUED: 10/20/2021