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CTE Department Chairperson
Mrs. Misty Lindsey, (512) 841-9847
CTE Dept. Supervising Administrator
Ms. Jennifer Dawson, (512) 841-9938

W. Charles Akins High School is the premier CTE campus in AISD.  Akins offers the largest variety of CTE courses/pathways for students to explore career clusters during their high school years.  With our unique Academy design, we are able to house similar career pathways together to provide students with dynamic pathways and field site experience with our numerous community partnerships.  Akins High School is structured into 7 Academies designed specifically around CTE and Fine Arts career pathways.

- Legal Studies
- Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
- Military Leadership (JROTC)
- Visual & Performing Arts
- Global Studies
- Debate
- Film (Arts & Audio/Video Technology & Communications)
- General Studies
- PTech - Real Estate
- PTech - Tomorrow's Teachers
- Veterinary Science
- Plant Science
- Park Ranger
- Design & Multimedia Arts (Arts & Audio/Video Technology & Communications)
- Information Technology Support & Services
- Program & Software Development
- Health Science
- Education & Training
- Human Services
- Biomedical Engineering
- Aerospace Engineering
- Civil Engineering & Architecture
- Computer Integrated Manufacturing
- Robotics


The Austin Independent School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title IX. The district does not discriminate on the basis age, color, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, race, or gender in the educational programs and activities which it operates.

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