1. Career and Technical Education (CTE) New Teacher Mentoring Program

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

    In December of 2016, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) contracted with Resources for Learning, LLC, (RFL) to launch the Career and Technical Education (CTE) New Teacher Mentoring Program. The CTE New Teacher Mentoring Program offers ongoing mentoring and induction-type professional development,...

  2. 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.

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. TEKS Implementation Overview

    • Resource ID: TEKS-OVR
    • Grade Range: N/A

    TEKS Implementation Overview

  6. CTE TEKS Implementation Online Professional Development Modules

    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    This binder contains TEKS implementation resources, that link to Gateway Courses at https://www.texascourses.org/.

  7. Administrator Foundational Learning Sessions

    • Grade Range: N/A

    Administrator Foundational Learning Sessions are a set of videos designed to share best practices and research about the importance and benefits of career and technical education (CTE) with administrators. Sessions are designed to give administrators practical information to support their...

  8. Foundational Learning Sessions

    • Grade Range: N/A

    Foundational Learning Sessions are teacher training sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency's CTE Mentor Program. Foundational Learning Session topics include:

    CTE Mentor Program Introduction

    Foundational Learning...

  9. TxCTE Ramp Up: Cluster Specific Closed Facebook Groups

    • Grade Range: N/A

    Welcome to the TxCTE Ramp Up! The TxCTE Ramp Up is a group of cluster-specific online communities that are part of the Texas Education Agency's CTE New Teacher Mentor Program. Each cluster-specific closed Facebook group provides an opportunity for beginning CTE teachers to seek advice,...

  10. Architecture and Construction PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA11
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Architecture and Construction cluster specifically.

  11. Court Room Rubric

    • Resource ID: Rubric06
    • Grade Range: N/A

    Rubrics are an important tool in standards-based education. While rubrics are most often used in grading student work, they can also be super helpful to students in understanding the performance expectations. When used as formative assessments, students can not only understand the expectations,...

  12. Electrical Technology II

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    In Electrical Technology II, students will gain advanced knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as an electrician, a building maintenance technician, or a supervisor; prepare for a postsecondary degree in a specified field of construction or construction management; or pursue an...

  13. Mill and Cabinetmaking Technology

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    In Mill and Cabinetmaking Technology, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce in mill work and cabinet manufacturing and installation. Students may also apply these skills to professions in carpentry or building maintenance supervision or use the skills as a...

  14. Plumbing Technology I

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    In Plumbing Technology, I, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the industry as a plumbing apprentice, building maintenance technician, or supervisor or prepare for a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering. Students will acquire knowledge...

  15. Plumbing Technology II

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    In Plumbing Technology II, students will gain the advanced knowledge and skills needed to enter the industry as a plumber, building maintenance technician, or supervisor or prepare for a postsecondary degree in mechanical engineering. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in plumbing codes...

  16. Practicum in Construction Management

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    Practicum in Construction Management is an occupationally specific course designed to provide classroom technical instruction or on-the-job training experiences. Safety and career opportunities are included in addition to work ethics and job-related study in the classroom.

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  17. Practicum in Construction Technology

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    In Practicum in Construction Technology, students will be challenged with the application of gained knowledge and skills from Construction Technology I and II. In many cases students will be allowed to work at a job (paid or unpaid) outside of school or be involved in local projects the school...

  18. Practicum in Interior Design

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    Practicum in Interior Design is an occupationally specific course designed to provide job-specific skills through laboratory training, job shadowing, or work situations in areas compatible with identified career goals in interior design. In addition, students will be expected to develop...

  19. Practicum in Masonry Technology

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    Practicum in Masonry Technology is an occupationally specific course designed to provide classroom technical instruction or work-based learning experiences. Instruction may be delivered through laboratory training or through career preparation delivery arrangements. Safety and career...

  20. Principles of Architecture

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    Principles of Architecture provides an overview to the various fields of architecture, interior design, and construction management. Achieving proficiency in decision making and problem solving is an essential skill for career planning and lifelong learning. Students use self-knowledge,...