EMS ISD has a Career and Technology program that is growing almost daily. The Sarah Hollenstein Career and Technology Center opened in the fall of 2011 with state of the art facilities for numerous programs.
Read below for an overview of the programs offered and click here to go to the Career and Technology section of this website.
Career and Technology Areas of Study
Texas is a system designed to help students (and their parents) make
wise education choices. It is based on the belief that the curricula of
the 21st century should combine rigorous academics with relevant
career education. When schools integrate academic and technical
education, students can see the “usefulness” of what they are learning.
The system also facilitates a seamless transition from secondary to
post-secondary opportunities. To learn more about Achieve Texas, please
This initiative uses the sixteen federally defined Career Clusters of the States’ Career Clusters initiative (www.careerclusters.org)
as the foundation for restructuring how schools arrange their
instructional programs. A Career Cluster is a grouping of occupations
and broad industries based on similarities. Programs of Study (POS)
have been developed for each of the Career Clusters. The POS represent
a recommended sequence of coursework based on a student’s interest or
Click below to download a document containing detailed descriptions of each career cluster.
Select a cluster icon below to view related EMS ISD Programs of Study.