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Career Tech at Mustang

For more than 100 years, Oklahoma's system of technology and career education has been focused on improving Oklahoma's economy by providing individuals with the training and skills necessary to be successful in the workplace and by providing compaines with with the required workforce necessary to compete globally.

Mustang, in its efforts to develop more academically successful students, uses funds with every intention of fulfilling the purpose of the Carl Perkins Act.  Developing the ability to learn independently, collaborate with peers to accomplish work, and communicate the conclusions of your work are the core of 21st century skills, and a highly valued set of competencies in the world outside of school.  Mustang's use of Carl Perkins funds will provide opportunities to our students for a rich, hands on learning experience.  Students will be exposed to high tech items they might not otherwise get to experience.  

It is our mission to prepare students to be successful through quality career and technical education programs and services.  Our technical education programs include rigorous content that focuses on the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful.  Curriculum used in Mustang meets industry and state standards and advances our students towards certification, licensure, or further education.  

For information about Oklahoma's Career Tech please visit: www.okcareertech.org

Available Programs

 Mustang offers Career Tech classes at our Middle Schools and High School.   These classes provide students opportunities rich, hands-on learning experiences with expanded and modernized technology.  The knowledge and skills embedded in Career Tech Education (CTE) and rigorous academic standards together provide the education students need now to be successful.  Career Tech programs offerd at Mustang include:
Project Lead the Way - Gateway to Technology where students in 7th and 8th grades, through explorations of coding and robotics, flight and space, students' passions for discovery are ignited.
      Design & Modeling:  Students discover the design process and develop an understanding of the influence of creativity and innovation in their lives. 
      Automation and Robotics:    Students trace the history, development, and influence of automation and robotics as they learn about mechanical systems, energy transfer, machine automation, and computer control systems.
      Flight & Space:  During this unit, students delve into the history of flight and space, discover the science behind aeronautics, and explore traveling and living in space.