CAST’s innovative school model allows students to learn by doing and gain real-world experience through an internship, job shadowing, and mentorship opportunities and is among the first of its kind in the state of Texas. Our Industry and our community partners are equal stakeholders in school design and governance; they collaborate and work alongside students and co-create everything from projects to school curriculum and schedule.
The Centers for Applied Science and Technology (CAST) Network is a tax-exempt organization as described in Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. CAST Schools are partnership schools with a focus on STEM careers, project based learning and work-based learning. Key partners include public school districts, higher education institutions, and local employers from target industries.