Welcome to Career and Technical Education
Career and Technical Education (CTE) lays the foundation for rewarding careers by emphasizing technical skills, building workplace competencies, reinforcing academic concepts, and providing leadership development opportunities. CTE teaches both citizenship and lifelong skills. It encourages students to practice critical and creative thinking and allows them to participate in career exploration that helps them develop an academic plan to prepare for continued education at the post secondary level. CTE students also learn skills necessary for successful entry into the workplace.
The Advanced Technology Center, a joint venture between Midland College and Midland Independent School District, is a unique facility that plays hosts to a wide variety of classes, activities and events. Our students are enrolled in classes here at the ATC and the Cogdell Center, which will provide them with the skills and certifications for work in the automotive/diesel, welding, energy, certified nursing aide, pharmacy tech and EMT industries. Many of our students receive both college as well as high school credit when they complete our courses. 2018-19 will be our inaugural year in forming 2 new CTE academies as well as restructing a current academy. Students will have a choice of pathways to follow beginning their 9th grade year in the following: Petroleum Academy, Health Science Academy and the Business/IT academy. We encourage you to visit our facility and see for yourself the wonderful “hands on” learning that takes place here at the ATC each and every school day.
Director of Career and Technical Education
Career Technology Education Counselor
3200 W. Cuthbert Ave.
Midland, Texas 79701