1. Skills USA Texas

    • Resource ID: CTSO-Skills USA
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO Skills USA Texas
  2. O*NET

    • Resource ID: Coun-ONET
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    ONET website
  3. Employability Skills Framework

    • Resource ID: Coun-ESF
    • Grade Range: N/A
    The Employability Skills Framework is a one-stop resource for information and tools to inform the instruction and assessment of employability skills.
  4. MYFUTURE.COM

    • Resource ID: Coun-MFDC
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    College, career, military exploration site
  5. Practicum in Printing and Imaging Technology

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In addition to developing advanced technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop an advanced technical understanding of the printing industry with a focus on finishing and...
  6. Practicum in Commercial Photography

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In addition to developing advanced technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop an advanced technical understanding of the commercial photography industry with a focus on...
  7. Practicum in Fashion Design

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In addition to developing advanced technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop an advanced technical understanding of the business aspects of fashion, with emphasis on...
  8. Practicum in Graphic Design and Illustration

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop a technical understanding of the industry with a focus on skill proficiency. Instruction may be delivered...
  9. Printing and Imaging Technology I

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Careers in printing span all aspects of the industry, including pre-press, press, and finishing and bindery operations. In addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be...
  10. Lesson Plan: History of Printing and Imaging

    • Resource ID: 10769
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research the history of printing and imaging and analyze the evolution of this field and its historical impact on society.
  11. Lesson Plan: Going Global in Fashion Design

    • Resource ID: 10725
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson in Practicum of Fashion Design helps guide student through an appreciation of the marketing and retail buying on a global market and assess the benefits of international trade. 
  12. Lesson Plan: Graphic Design Management and Interpersonal Skills

    • Resource ID: 10747
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this Practicum lesson, students will participate in an interactive group to design a mock business venture in the Graphic Arts and Communication Industry.
  13. Lesson Plan: Career Exploration in Photography

    • Resource ID: 10702
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson helps students explore various careers in Photography. Upon completion of this lesson, the student will investigate O*NET to prepare for a future career.
  14. Lesson Plan: Career Pathways in Printing and Imaging

    • Resource ID: 10783
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Practicum students are given insight into career pathways and clusters and spend time researching opportunities and examining their own interests for the future. 
  15. Lesson Plan: Portfolios in Graphic Design

    • Resource ID: 10760
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will create a professional portfolio for career in Graphic Design and Illustration to understand the importance of a professional presentation during an interview.
  16. Lesson Plan: Leadership in Fashion Design

    • Resource ID: 10718
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn to identify with successful leadership traits and will determine the characteristics necessary to be successful leaders.
  17. Lesson Plan: Portfolios in Fashion Design

    • Resource ID: 10734
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson guides Fashion Design students through the process to build a portfolio of their works and projects they have developed through this career cluster to use as they bridge to postsecondary education and for job interviews.
  18. Lesson Plan: Personal Management in Fashion Design

    • Resource ID: 10733
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, each student will apply concepts of personal development using the goal setting concept to create short-term goals and long-terms goals for the current school academic year.
  19. Lesson Plan: Career Pathways in Fashion Design

    • Resource ID: 10731
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson allows students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career and educational opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices, and expectations.
  20. Lesson Plan: Management and Interpersonal Skills

    • Resource ID: 10721
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson provides multiple opportunities for practicum students to practice management and  interpersonal activities within the fashion design realm.