Career and Technical Education

Welcome to the Kilgore High School Career and Technical Education Department (CTE). Our staff of experts is awaiting your arrival at KHS. Students participating in our CTE program will master the knowledge and skills to ensure a successful transition from high school into post-secondary education and /or into the highly-competitive and ever-changing world of industry. A wide variety of career clusters are available to students.

Completing one or more of our CTE pathways provides students with the unique opportunity to develop career interest(s) and rediscover their passion(s). Students will learn from highly-qualified, business and industry experienced teachers, and they will experience programs built on current industry standards and cutting edge technology.

Our Mission:

To provide students with an active learning environment in which to explore their possibilities that allow for opportunity and provide exposure to skills that expand creativity , problem solving, and innovation. An environment will be made available for students to be shown a variety of skills that are academically rigorous, personally relevant and interdisciplinary.

Our Motto:

Preparing students for THE REAL WORLD with the real life, real education, and real work.

Our Vision:

To have each student leave our program with the capabilities to compete and contribute on a daily basis to the real world.

Career Day.mp4

Career Day, November 7, 2019

Upcoming Events:

**This will be updated regularly to display the important events within the CTE department. Look at the KHS website for further information.**

It is the policy of Kilgore Independent School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

Es la política del distrito escolar independiente de Kilgore no discriminar en el base de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo o discapacidad en sus programas vocacionales, servicios o actividades requeridos por el título VI de la ley de derechos civiles de 1964, según enmendada; Título IX de las enmiendas de Educación de 1972; y sección 504 de la Rehabilitation Act de 1973, según enmendada.


The new class, OSHA 30 Hour Safety, will be offered to sophomores, juniors, and seniors. This course will begin in January 2019.

Qualifications to enroll:

  • Sophomores - passed English 1 EOC
  • Juniors and Seniors - passed English 2 EOC
  • You must be passing all classes

Complete Kilgore College application for enrollment for dual credit course.

Complete dual credit form - can be picked up from Mrs. Baggett.

CTE Teachers Attend CONFERENCE

Texas Business Technology Education Association at Trinity Valley Community College In Athens.

"I go every year, and I always learn something new." By Sherry Lockman
"I learned a very valuable lesson on Cyber Security and how keep ones identity on the internet safe." Tracy Herron