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Career & Technical Education (CTE)

Career and technical education programs offer a sequence of courses that provides students with coherent and rigorous content. CTE content is aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare students for further education and careers in current or emerging professions. We hope the links and information below can assist you in your career adventure. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions and or concerns. Go Mavs!

Marshall ISD CTE

Marshall ISD has seen significant growth in many areas of its CTE Program of Study, with room for improvement in others as we strive to become the best CTE program in East Texas by providing students with the skills needed to be successful beyond High School and an excellent workforce pool for employers in East Texas. Student interest and participation in CTE courses at Marshall High School and Marshall Junior High School continue to increase and student certifications are at an all-time high. Please take a moment to review our CTE Catalog/Guidebook and contact us if you need any additional information regarding the Marshall ISD CTE program.

Industry-Based Certifications

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

  • 340 AWS D1.1 Structural Steel American Welding Society

  • AgriLife Veterinary Assistant

  • Texas State Florists' Association Knowledge- Based

Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications

  • ACA Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro

  • Programmer Unity

Business, Marketing, and Finance

  • Intuit QuickBooks Certified User

  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance/Tax Counseling Certification: Basic Internal Revenue Service

  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Education and Training

  • Educational Aide I Texas Education Agency

Health Science (most courses aligned as DC options)

  • Certified EKG Technician National Healthcareer Association

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant National Healthcareer Association

  • Phlebotomy Technician National Healthcareer Association

Hospitality and Tourism

  • ServSafe Manager National Restaurant Association

Human Services

  • Cosmetology Operator License Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

Law and Public Service

  • Non-Commissioned Security Officer Level II


  • AWS D1.1 Structural Steel, AWS D9.1 Sheet Metal Welding, AWS SENSE Level 1: Entry Welder American Welding Society

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

  • ASE Entry Level Automobile Maintenance and Light Repair (MR) Automotive Service Excellence

MISD has been working with TSTC-Marshall to increase the dual-credit enrollment in the "Mav Tech" program and is hopeful that more students will take advantage of this opportunity.

Goals for this program include continuing to increase student certifications in every program of study; increasing enrollment in TSTC “Mav Tech” program, increasing student enrollment in the Engineering Program of Study, and ensuring that EVERY student has an opportunity to participate in a CTE Program of Study, leaving at Marshall High School.


CTE Public Notification of Non-Discrimination

Marshall Independent School District (MISD) offers Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in the following areas:

  • Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications

  • Business, Marketing, and Finance

  • Education and Training

  • Health Science

  • Hospitality and Tourism

  • Human Services

  • Law and Public Service

  • Manufacturing

  • Engineering

  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

Admission to these CTE programs is based on students’ career interests, aptitude, and availability of class space.

Marshall ISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or disability in its programs, services or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Marshall ISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

Marshall ISD will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all programs, services, or activities.

The following people are designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Title IX Coordinator, Tina Best-Jolly at or call 903-927-8700 ext 1019 and/or Section 504 Coordinator, Elissha Monsivais at or call 903 927 8700 ext. 1055