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Career & Technical Education (CTE)

Karley R. Cooper
CTE Coordinator



We are currently accepting applications to enroll in the EMT course for TPSS that will be held at Independence High Magnet School.

If you have a 2.0 cumulative GPA and the EMR certification, please apply use your Tangi Schools E-mail account to apply for the program.


9:07 to 11:07
(Buses begin to leave for IHMS at 8:37.)

12:17 to 2:17
(Buses begin to leave 11:42, and guardians are responsible for picking up students at IHMS.)

  • To be eligible to enroll in and pursue licensure in a high school EMT course in Louisiana, the applicant must:
  • Be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking the English language.
  • Must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA prior to entering the EMT program and maintain a 2.0 course GPA while in the program.
  • Have already passed, or concurrently enrolled in, high school Biology I.
  • Be a minimum of 17 years of age at the conclusion date of the EMT course. (EMT students must have completed EMR.)
  • The student must provide the course instructor with a parental permission form, with the signature of a parent or guardian, verifying approval for enrollment in the course.
  • Have no physical or mental impairment that would render the student unable to perform all practical skills required for the level of certification including the ability to function and communicate independently and perform appropriate patient care, physical assessments, and treatments without the need of an assistant.
  • Currently possess or earn in the EMR course and current AHA BLS CPR (or equivalent) card.
  • Currently possess a current state-issued license/ID, valid passport, or federal visa.
  • Not have an arrest/conviction record (as an adult) that has not been cleared by the EMS Certification Commission.
  • Maintain a professional appearance in line with local EMS expectations and according to the local school district policy.
  • Not be under the influence of any drugs or intoxicating substances that impair the ability to provide patient care or operate a motor vehicle while in class or the clinical setting, while on duty, when responding to, or assisting in the care of a patient.


NCCER Welding Night Class

NCCER Welding Level I

Please register for the class by completing this form from your Tangi schools email account

Amite High Magnet School will host the class on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Mr. Eric Ballard is the Welding instructor. Classes begin Thursday, August 11, and end Tuesday, May 23.

Prerequisite: Students must have an NCCER number and NCCER Core before entering the Welding program.

National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) is the TPSS district curriculum for NCCER Core, Carpentry, Electrical, and Welding. More information on the welding curriculum can be found at

The NCCER Welding Modules are listed below.

Module Name

Welding Safety

Oxyfuel Cutting

Plasma Arc Cutting

Air Carbon Arc Cutting and Gouging

Base Metal Preparation

Weld Quality

SMAW-Equipment and Setup

SMAW Electrodes

SMAW-Beads and Fillet Welds

Joint Fit-up and Alignment

SMAW-Groove Welds with Backing

SMAW-Open Root Groove Welds-Plate












CNA (Ponchatoula High) (Students must be 17 years of age)

Monday through Friday


MA (Loranger High/Ponchatoula) (Students must be Juniors or Seniors, preferably 17 years of age.)

Monday through Friday


MA (Ponchatoula High) (Students must be Juniors or Seniors, preferably 17 years of age.)

Monday through Friday


Northshore Technical Community College--Florida Parishes Campus in Greensburg

CNA (All Schools) (Students must be 17 years of age)

Monday through Friday


Automotive, Welding, Culinary (All Schools) (Students must be Juniors or Seniors)

Monday through Friday


CNA (All Schools) Afternoon Class (Students must be 17 years of age)

Monday through Friday

12:45-2 p.m.


Jump Start Graduation Pathways

More information on the graduation pathways for a Jump Start student can be found on Louisiana Believes.

All Things Jump Start

A list of the Jump Start 2.0 graduation pathways in Louisiana can be found by clicking the link below. Jump Start 2.0 begins with the Freshman class of 2020-2021. It will be fully implemented with the class of 2023-2024.

Jump Start Graduation Pathways

The Jump Start 1.0 graduation pathways are listed beneath the Jump Start 2.0 pathways. Jump Start 1.0 applies to the current Juniors and Seniors of 2021-2022. Jump Start 2.0 applies to the current Sophomores and Freshman of 2021-2022.

Industry Based Credentials


CTE Resources