1. Texas CTE Resource Center YouTube Playlist

    • Resource ID: TXCTEYT
    • Grade Range: N/A
    The Texas CTE Resource Center YouTube Playlist on the TEA channel hosts special populations videos in a closed captioned format. 
  2. Explanation of Special Populations as Defined by the Perkins Act (2006)

    • Resource ID: 15674
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The Carl D. Perkins CTE Improvement Act includes provisions to prepare women and men for occupations that are non-traditional and to ensure access to CTE programs for Special Populations as well as to prepare all students for careers that lead to self-sufficiency. 
  3. Safety in CTE Lab Settings with Special Populations

    • Resource ID: 15695
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The following is a video showcasing Career and Technical Education (CTE) lab settings. Practical examples of how to maintain a safe environment when working with special populations within these settings is described.
  4. Universal Design for Learning - Instruction for all Populations in CTE

    • Resource ID: 15760
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This video provides an outline of Universal Design for Learning principles useful for working and instructing all students including special populations enrolled in Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses.
  5. Lesson Plan: Teaching to All Learners

    • Resource ID: 19938
    • Grade Range: 12
    In this lesson, students will recommend technologies to specific student populations construct and execute content-specific lesson plans by integrating technology and adhering to student outcomes as defined by developmental theories.
  6. Gone to Texas: Immigration and the Transformation of the Texas Economy

    • Resource ID: DFR-GTT
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gone to Texas: Immigration and the Transformation of the Texas Economy
    Texas benefits from having a large, diversified immigrant population but also faces several challenges to ensure its continued economic advancement. This special report provides a comprehensive portrait of Texas...
  7. Lesson Plan: More Victims’ Rights

    • Resource ID: 13676
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about victims' rights. The lesson also emphasizes the importance of legal recourse, court procedures and working with individuals with special needs.
  8. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 7

    • Resource ID: 24938
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will participate in and document their field-based observations of P-12 classrooms with special populations.
  9. Lesson Plan: Urban Deer Population Management

    • Resource ID: 7197
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson, examines the management of game and non-game wildlife species, fish, and aqua crops and their ecological needs as related to current agricultural practices.
  10. Digital Enforcement: Effects of E-Verify on Unauthorized Immigrant Employment and Population

    • Resource ID: DFR-DE
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Digital Enforcement
    Digital Enforcement: Effects of E-Verify on Unauthorized Immigrant Employment and Population
    This report estimates the effects of E-Verify on unauthorized immigrant employment and population in seven states.
    September 2017
  11. Addressing Special Education Concerns: Participation in Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)

    • Resource ID: 15737
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) are designed to support and enhance the learning of Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in one or more of the 16 career clusters. This video discusses the importance of parent involvement in these organizations.
  12. Teaching Professionalism to Students with Special Needs - Training for Post-Secondary Employment

    • Resource ID: 15723
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Given the nature of their hands-on, lab-based, applied curriculum, CTE teachers can focus on employability skills. Here are examples of instructional strategies that can be used when teaching these skills to your students with disabilities in an inclusive setting.
  13. Lesson Plan: Education of Students with Special Needs

    • Resource ID: 19926
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the development of children with special needs from newborn through age ten.  Students will apply strategies and modifications to curriculum that ensure students with special needs are successful in school.
  14. Lesson Plan: Assisting in the Development of Children with Special Needs

    • Resource ID: 19692
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify characteristics indicative of special needs or in children and develop appropriate strategies and adaptations of curriculum for special needs children.
  15. Lesson Plan: Advertising, Special Events and Promotion

    • Resource ID: 11542
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the students will learn and understand how to use special event promotions to increase sales.
  16. Scope and Sequence: Child Development

    • Resource ID: 19435
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Child Development course scope and sequence within the Human Services Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the...
  17. Chapter 1: Best Practices When Attending Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Meetings

    • Resource ID: 15765
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    An Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD) Committee is a group of people who determine if a student is eligible for special education services and then meet anytime the school or parents feel a change is needed in a student’s educational program. 
  18. Chapter 2: Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Meeting Tips

    • Resource ID: 15766
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    An Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD) Committee is a group of people who determine if a student is eligible for special education services and then meet anytime the school or parents feel a change is needed in a student’s educational program. 
  19. Scope and Sequence: Wildlife, Fisheries and Ecology Management

    • Resource ID: 19280
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Wildlife, Fisheries and Ecology Management course scope and sequence within the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction...
  20. Scope and Sequence: Accounting I

    • Resource ID: 19390
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Accounting I course scope and sequence within the Finance Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the corresponding TEKS...