Career and Technical Education Center
CTE Center Collage

Our mission at the Frisco ISD Career & Technical Education Center is to provide students an authentic environment in which to explore their future; an environment that allows for risk-taking at a safe level and provides exposure to skills that expand creativity, problem solving, and innovation. We will provide an environment where students are exposed to a variety of skills that are academically rigorous, personally relevant, and interdisciplinary.

Student & Staff Success:

In our first five years we have seen tremendous growth and student achievement across all programs offered. Student and staff success stories can be viewed in the CTEC Archived News - Our First 5 Years.

In addition to our Student and Staff success stories, the CTEC building has won a variety of awards for providing students with an innovative, visionary approach to education in a state-of the-art facility with real world learning spaces and equipment.

  • Exhibit of School Architecture AwardWon special recognition as outstanding secondary school project in 2009 TASA/TASB Exhibition of School Architecture. The project won citations in all six categories of judging. The award categories include: value, process of planning, design, educational appropriateness, innovation, and sustainability.

  • Terrazzo Honor Award - Honored with a 2009 Terrazzo Honor Award from the National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association for the innovative use of recycled products to produce an illuminating and artistic terrazzo floor. The school is one of 14 national winners. 

  • Shirley Cooper AwardShirley Cooper Award in 2010 for “best meeting the educational needs of its students.” The award is an national honor that is offered jointly by the American Association of School Administrators, the American Institute of Architects, and the Council of Education Facility Planners International.

  • Workforce Catalyst Award - FISD received the workforce catalyst award in 2009 for its Career and Technical Education Center. The workforce catalyst award is presented to a company or organization that strengthens and prepares the workforce through education and/or innovative programming.