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La Porte Independent School District’s Career and Technical Education Department strives to equip students with the tools that will help them be successful in current business and industry careers as well as post-secondary education. We offer a wide variety of career clusters for our students to choose from for their career paths. Emphasizing rigor and relevance through problem solving in real-world applications, the courses in this department are carefully aligned to the workforce interests and needs of our students and community.  The courses are designed to move students through a set or sequence of courses that will lead toward a foundation in a program of study that culminates with foundation skills in a career and industry certifications. For more information, call 281-604-7111 or email CTE Coordinator Marissa Lopez

Are you interested in becoming a partner with La Porte ISD's CTE program? Visit our Industry Partnerships page for more information.

Our vision is to prepare passionate, highly-skilled, empowered, and future-ready students.

Our mission is to provide engaging, real-world, and challenging learning experiences in a safe and caring environment.


Public Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career and Technical Education Programs

La Porte Independent School District offers career and technical education programs in Business and Industry, Public Services, and STEM. Admission to these programs is based on interest, aptitude, age, and available space. The La Porte Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex or disability in providing education services, activities, and programs, including vocational programs, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

La Porte Independent School District will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs.

For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact The Title IX Coordinator is Angela Garza-Viator (garza@lpisd.org), executive director of human resources, 1002 San Jacinto, La Porte, Texas 77571, Telephone (281) 604-7110. The Section 504 Coordinator is Billye Trader (traderb@lpisd.org@lpisd.org), executive director of special programs, 1002 San Jacinto, La Porte, Texas 77571, Telephone (281) 604-7034.


El Distrito Escolar Independiente de La Porte ofrece programas de carrera profesional y técnica en Negocios e Industria, Servicios Públicos, y STEM. La admisión a estos programas se basa en el interés, la aptitud, la edad y el espacio disponible.

El Distrito Independiente Escolar de La Porte no discrimina sobre la base de edad, raza, religión, color, origen nacional, sexo u discapacidad para proveer servicios educacionales, actividades y programas, incluyendo programas vocacionales, de acuerdo con el Título VI del Acta de Derechos Civiles de 1964, como fue enmendada; Título IX de las Enmiendas Educacionales de 1972; Sección 504 del Acta de Rehabilitación de 1973, como fue enmendada; y el Título II del Acta de Americanos con Discapacidades.

El Distrito Escolar Independiente de La Porte tomará las medidas necesarias para asegurar que la falta de habilidad en el uso del inglés no sea un obstáculo para la admisión y participación en todos los programas educativos y vocacionales.

La Coordinadora del Título IX es Angela Garza-Viator, Directora Ejecutiva de Recursos Humanos,1002 San Jacinto, La Porte, Texas 77571, Teléfono (281) 604-7110. La Coordinadora de la Sección 504 es la Billye Trader (traderb@lpisd.org@lpisd.org), Directora Ejecutiva de Programas Especiales, 1002 San Jacinto, La Porte, Texas 77571, Teléfono (281) 604-7034.