1. New Teacher Checklist

    • Resource ID: TeacherChecklist
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This checklist is designed to guide a new Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher as the teacher plans for a successful school year. It is a general list of activities that a new teacher might need to plan for and be aware of. This list is not intended to be an all-inclusive or required...
  2. CTE Acronym/Terms

    • Resource ID: Ressource Terms
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The purpose of this document is to provide a list of common terms used in Career and Technical Education (CTE) education. Several new CTE teachers come from industry into the classroom, and may not yet be familiar with terms used in CTE classroom or laboratory settings. While this document is...
  3. CLI Engage

    • Resource ID: ET-CLI
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    CLI Engage provides a comprehensive, integrated resources suite that connects professional development (online courses) to classroom implementation (activity collections) and highly targeted data collection and planning (child progress monitoring and teacher observation and goal-setting). Visit...
  4. Lesson Plan: Education and Training Career Investigation

    • Resource ID: 19822
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will investigate careers within the Education and Training career cluster and summarize, rewrite and report information on a specific career.
  5. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options - Principles of Education and Training

    • Resource ID: 19833
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Principles of Education and Training, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  6. Lesson Plan: Exploring Careers in Education and Training

    • Resource ID: 19835
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will explore careers in education and training and evaluate skills and abilities for a specific career of their interest.
  7. Lesson Plan: How Do I Get That Job in Education Administration?

    • Resource ID: 19864
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will investigate careers in education administration, interview and job shadow a current education administrator, and understand the training and aptitudes of professionals in the field of education.
  8. Lesson Plan: Mapping the Road to a Career in Education

    • Resource ID: 19872
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will evaluate personal career goals, identify various career opportunities within the Education and Training cluster, and assess required characteristics and skills needed for specific jobs or careers.
  9. Lesson Plan: Preparing for Your Future!

    • Resource ID: 19874
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to preview and possibly pre-select their high school courses for the next three years, that will benefit them as they plan and prepare for their future. Download the resource by selecting it from the related items section below.
  10. Lesson Plan: Service Learning With a Smile

    • Resource ID: 19875
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will discover how you can combine and apply the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills that they are learning in the classroom and their personal skills to make a real difference in the community and the world.
  11. Lesson Plan: Researching Learning Disabilities

    • Resource ID: 19979
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will work collaboratively to learn more about specific learning disabilities. Students will also produce an individual or group research paper and slide presentation that can be used to educate others.
  12. Human Growth and Development

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Human Growth and Development is an examination of human development across the lifespan with emphasis on research, theoretical perspectives, and common physical, cognitive, emotional, and social developmental milestones. The course covers material that is generally taught in a postsecondary, one...
  13. Instructional Practices

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Instructional Practices is a field-based (practicum) internship that provides students with background knowledge of child and adolescent development as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students work under the joint direction and supervision of both a teacher with...
  14. Principles of Education and Training

    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    Principles of Education and Training is designed to introduce learners to the various careers available within the Education and Training Career Cluster®. Students use self-knowledge as well as educational and career information to analyze various careers within the Education and Training...
  15. Lesson Plan: The FFA Creed and Song

    • Resource ID: 6694
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students are introduced to "The FFA Creed and Song" and learn about agricultural leadership in organizations.
  16. Lesson Plan: Demonstrating Identification Techniques for Beef Cattle

    • Resource ID: 6707
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Allows students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career and educational opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices, and expectations.
  17. Lesson Plan: Beef Cattle Terminology

    • Resource ID: 6709
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will define terms related to the beef cattle industry. Students will develop their own Beef Cattle Dictionaries to organize the new terms.       
  18. Lesson Plan: Sheep Management/Products Lab

    • Resource ID: 6710
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson helps students to develop knowledge and skills pertaining to making wool products and marketing techniques.
  19. Lesson Plan: Swine Industry Terminology

    • Resource ID: 6712
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about the terminologies used in the swine industry.
  20. Lesson Plan: Classes of Livestock

    • Resource ID: 6726
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will create a table to define and learn the most commonly used terms in livestock production.