Willis ISD has determined certain Career and Technical (CTE) classes require a portion of the
course to be completed on-campus. These courses require specialized equipment, direct
supervision of hands-on activities, and/or specific materials and technology. The appropriate
amount of on-campus instruction needed to meet the TEKS and award course credit will vary by
Students choosing remote instruction will be required to come on campus to carry out specified
assignments and activities that cannot be reasonably completed remotely. This notification
ensures students have an option to select courses that can be completed remotely if desired.
Families may choose different electives that can be satisfied in a fully remote setting. Failure to
appear to complete on-campus assignments could also result in absences that could subject the
student to denial of credit for lack of attendance, in accordance with the 90% rule outlined by the
state of Texas.
Willis ISD CTE courses requiring portions of on-campus instruction include:
●Construction Technology I & II
●Practicum in Construction Technology
●Health Science Theory & Clinical
●Practicum in Health Science (CNA & Pharmacy Tech)
●Culinary Arts & Advanced Culinary Arts
●Cosmetology I & II
●Introduction to Welding
●Welding I & II
●Robotics I & II
●Automotive Technology I & II
Students and parents will be contacted on or before August 12, 2020 by the course instructor
with a complete list of assignments and activities requiring completion on campus. Students and
parents will work directly with the instructor to schedule on-campus instruction dates and times.
If your student is enrolled in one of the classes listed above and you do not plan on them
completing the on-campus requirements, please contact your student’s counselor about a
For more information, contact Travis Utecht, CTE Director, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Willis ISD is committed to providing quality instruction to all students, in-person or remote.
Communication serves a critical role in ensuring student success.