Chambers County Schools Career Technical Education Director, Dr. Tyler Nelson is pleased to announce that the district is offering thirteen different program opportunities to students for the 2022-23 school year. Dr. Nelson stressed that gaining hands-on experience in a CTE program is an excellent first step for students to choose a career opportunity. The CTE programs at Inspire Academy will mark their 45th year providing opportunities for local students this fall.
All high school students in Chambers County that attend school in the Chambers County School District are eligible to attend classes at Inspire Academy. Inspire Academy islocated in LaFayette and was formerly known as the Chambers County Career Technical Center. The school has been serving students from Chambers County since it opened in 1977. Currently, the CCSD has 739 students in grades 7-12 enrolled in career technical education classes countywide.
Dr. Nelson emphasized that the mission at Inspire Academy is to motivate and prepare students to enter a post-secondary school academically prepared or to enter the workforce with industry recognized credentials, so to become productive citizens through academic and technical learning. Nelson also credited Superintendent Casey Chambley for his ongoing support and commitment to making improvements at Inspire Academy. Currently, eligible Chambers County students can enroll in cutting-edge Career and Technical Education classes at no cost. In fact, the classes are directly aligned with high-wage career opportunities. Interested students are urged to see their school counselor in order to get started.
Chambers County Currently offers the following Career & Technical Education Classes:
•Advanced Manufacturing • Graphic Arts • Health Science • Health Science • Agriculture • Hospitality and Tourism • Army JROTC • Machine Shop • Automotive Service • Teacher Education • Business • Work-Based Learning • Cosmetology • Engineering and Design
The Chambers County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Dr. Stephen Hammock who serves as the district’s School Improvement Specialist has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies.
Below are some photos from some of the programs: Agriculture, Engineering & Design