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Career and Technical Education

It is the mission of Vanguard Academy to prepare all students in a Career and Technical Education program to achieve success in their future careers. Every Career and Technical Education Program prepares the students with critical knowledge and skills required in today's jobs. We offer all five CTE endorsements and pathways offered are as follows:
Business and Industry
  • Business Management
  • Marketing
  • Graphic Design
  • Audio/Video Production
Public Service
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
  • Education and Training
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Computer Science
Arts and Humanities
  • Music
  • Theatre
  • Dance
  • Art
Multi-Disciplinary Studies
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CTE Student Organizations
Career and Technical Education Student Organizations enhance student learning by providing leadership and competitive opportunities in various events. Vanguard Academy has established organization chapters and teams in various nationally recognized student organizations. In the 2017-2018 school year, many of our student organizations participated in local, regional, and state competitions in which they also obtained awards and recognition. The organizations that we are a part of are listed below. 
Public Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career and Technical Education Programs 
Vanguard Academy Charter School offers career and technical education programs in several types of programs such as Arts, A/V Technology, Business, etc.  Admission to these programs is based on class space availability, interest and aptitude, age appropriateness, teacher recommendation, etc. 
It is the policy of Vanguard Academy Charter School 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. 
Vanguard Academy Charter School will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs. 
For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Ana Mendoza, at 1200 E. Kelly, Pharr, Texas, 78577, 956.781.1701, and/or the Section 504 Coordinator, Sandra Y. Cabrera, at 956.283.0600.  
Notificación Publica de No Discriminación en Programas Vocacionales 
Vanguard Academy Charter School ofrece programas vocacionales. La admisión a estos programas se basa en encuestas de acuerdo a los intereses de los estudiantes. 
Es norma de Vanguard Academy no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo o impedimento, en sus programas, servicios o actividades vocacionales, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda. 
Vanguard Academy Charter School tomará las medidas necesarias para asegurar que la falta de habilidad en el uso del inglés no sea un obstáculo para la admisión y participación en todos los programas educativos y vocacionales. 
Para información sobre sus derechos o procedimientos para quejas, comuníquese con el Coordinador del Título IX, Ana Mendoza, en 1200 E. Kelly, Pharr, Texas, 78577, 956.781.1701, y/o el Coordinador de la  Sección 504, Sandra Y. Cabrera, en 1200 E. Kelly, Pharr, Texas, 78577, 956.283.0600.