1. CTE Mentor Program Introduction

    • Resource ID: FLS0
    • Grade Range: N/A

    This video provides a brief introduction to the Texas Education Agency's CTE Mentor Program and gives an overview of the various program components designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers.

  2. Foundational Learning Session 1: Unpacking Standards

    • Resource ID: FLS1
    • Grade Range: N/A

    This is the first in a series of foundational learning sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency CTE Mentor Program. This foundational learning session focuses on how to unpack TEKS to ensure your instructional planning results in...

  3. Foundational Learning Session 2: Student Learning Objectives

    • Resource ID: FLS2
    • Grade Range: N/A

    This is the second in a series of foundational learning sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency CTE Mentor Program. This foundational learning session focuses on how to generate student learning objectives from unpacked state...

  4. Foundational Learning Session 4: Knowledge of Students

    • Resource ID: FLS4
    • Grade Range: N/A

    This is the fourth in a series of foundational learning sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency CTE Mentor Program. For this session, please have your class rosters available for review.

  5. Foundational Learning Session 5: Classroom Management

    • Resource ID: FLS5
    • Grade Range: N/A

    This is the fifth in a series of foundational learning sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency's CTE Mentor Program. This session describes concrete approaches you can use to promote positive student behaviors and to cultivate a...

  6. Foundational Learning Session 6: Differentiation

    • Resource ID: FLS6
    • Grade Range: N/A

    This is the sixth in a series of foundational learning sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency's CTE Mentor Program. In this session, teacher's will use the T-TESS Instruction Dimension 2.4: Differentiation rubric to evaluate...

  7. Foundational Learning Session 7: End-of-Year Reflection

    • Resource ID: FLS7
    • Grade Range: N/A

    This is the seventh in a series of foundational learning sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency's CTE Mentor Program. In this session, we discuss ways in which you can approach end-of-year reflection and harness your strengths to...

  8. Foundational Learning Session 8: Building Community & Business Relationships

    • Resource ID: FLS8
    • Grade Range: N/A

    This is the eighth in a series of foundational learning sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency's CTE Mentor Program. In this session, we explore ways in which you can bolster your CTE program through relationships and...

  9. Administrator Foundational Learning Session 3: Building Business & Community Relationships

    • Resource ID: AFLS3
    • Grade Range: N/A

    One way to bolster CTE programs in schools is to build relationships and partnerships with local businesses and the community as a whole. By expanding the CTE vision outwards into the surrounding community you are tapping into a vast pool of resources. Business and community partnerships have...

  10. Customizing the Good Behavior Game (GBG)

    • Resource ID: SP035
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    The Good Behavior Game (GBG) is a behavior management strategy that is implemented to reduce and prevent disruptive behaviors and it is especially useful with students with EBD.  In this video, recommendations regarding how to customize the game are presented. 

  11. Good Behavior Game Incentives

    • Resource ID: SP037
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    The Good Behavior Game (GBG) is a behavior management strategy that is implemented to reduce and prevent disruptive behaviors and it is especially useful with students with EBD.  This video describes how incentives are used in the game. 

  12. Texas Genuine

    • Resource ID: Coun-TexasGenuine
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Explore career fields and the college programs that get you there!

  13. Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

    • Resource ID: 15672
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    This video discusses the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and how teachers are impacted.  ESEA was reauthorized in 2015 as the Every Student Succeeds Act by President Barack Obama.

  14. Business Professionals of America

    • Resource ID: CTSO-BPA
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    CTSO - BPA

  15. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America - FCCLA

    • Resource ID: CTSO - FCCLA
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12

    CTSO FCCLA

  16. Skills USA Texas

    • Resource ID: CTSO-Skills USA
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    CTSO Skills USA Texas

  17. Texas Association of Future Educators

    • Resource ID: CTSO - TAFE
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12

    CTSO - TAFE

  18. Texas CTE Lesson Plan Template

    • Resource ID: Template-Lesson
    • Grade Range: N/A

    Use this lesson plan template, instructions, and rubric to develop high-quality CTE lesson plans.

  19. CTE Education Service Center Contacts

    • Resource ID: RES - ESC
    • Grade Range: N/A

    Page with ESC contacts for each service center and region

  20. Overview of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)

    • Resource ID: 15740
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    In this video, the eligibility criteria and functions of two divisions of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) are described.  The agencies that are discussed include the Division of Rehabilitative Services (DRS) and the Division of Blind Services (DBS).