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A.W. Hodde Technical Education Center

In 2005 a small committee of Washington County business leaders and local officials was formed to explore the idea of building a training center with Blinn College that would focus on training the employees that area businesses needed to continue to grow in Brenham. In 2010 the A.W. Hodde Technical Education Center was opened in Brenham Business Center, a Class A Business Park. This state-of-the-art facility has been so successful, that it was expanded in 2014 to provide additional classroom and technical education space. 

Hodde Tech Center supports traditional post-secondary students seeking entry into their first career position, existing employees of local businesses updating skills and certifications, and transitioning employees working to better their skill set for the highly technical jobs that are in high demand. 

Fields offered include:


Pharmacy Technician

Certified Medical Assistant

Advanced Construction Safety

CNC Machining

OSHA Safety


CPR/First Aid

CNC Machining

Certified Nursing Assistant

Hodde Tech Center, Brenham TX

Brenham ISD & Burton ISD

Career and Technical Education programs, at both Brenham and Burton, are dedicated to preparing young people with the skills that will enable students to acquire advanced academic and technical skills needed for entry into today’s global workforce, as well as post-secondary education in order to become contributing members of their community. The CTE’s vision is that every Career and Technical Education student will graduate ready for college, a career, and a life in an ever-changing global workforce and multicultural society.

Brenham ISD offers CTE career clusters in the following fields:

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications

Business Management & Administration

Information Technology


Architecture & Construction


Hospitality & Tourism


Transportation, Distribution & Logistics


Child Development

Floral Design

Forensic Science and more!

Brenham is conveniently located to superior higher education resources. Click below for more details.