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. Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA08
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications cluster specifically. 
  3. 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.
  4. The Revised CTE TEKS: Arts, Audio/Visual Technology, and Communications

    • Resource ID: TEKS-PD-AAVTC
    • Grade Range: N/A
    AAVTC PD
  5. 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.
  6. 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...
  7. Administrator Foundational Learning Session 1: Why Do We Need to Support Beginning Teachers?

    • Resource ID: AFLS1
    • Grade Range: N/A
    The CTE Foundational Learning Sessions are a set of videos designed to educate administrators on the importance and benefits of Career and Technical Education. The first foundational learning session video discusses the importance of supporting beginning CTE teachers.
    Career and...
  8. Administrator Foundational Learning Session 2: The Benefits of a Supportive CTE Environment

    • Resource ID: AFLS2
    • Grade Range: N/A
    The second administrator foundational learning session details the myriad benefits that that a supportive CTE environment will produce.
    By supporting new teachers administrators are cultivating a sense of self-efficacy within them. These strong mentor/new teacher relationships will help...
  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. TEKS Implementation Overview

    • Resource ID: TEKS-OVR
    • Grade Range: N/A
    TEKS Implementation Overview
  11. CTE 101: Career and Technical Education in Texas

    • Resource ID: CTE-PD-CTE101
    • Grade Range: N/A
    CTE 101 PD
  12. CTE State Dashboard

    • Resource ID: DB001
    • Grade Range: N/A
    The CTE State Dashboard, developed by Safal Partners, is a tool designed for users to explore trends related to the 16 Career and Technical Education (CTE) career clusters and occupational information in Texas. It was built using data on CTE course enrollment provided by the Texas Education...
  13. 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,...
  14. CTE Work-Based Learning Course

    • Resource ID: WBLPDCOURSE01
    • Grade Range: N/A
    In this professional development course, teachers will learn what authentic WBL is and how to ensure students learn the skills and knowledge appropriate for their career pathway in a safe and appropriate environment through collaborative partnerships with local employers.This course introduces...
  15. 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. 
  16. 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.
  17. Lesson Plan: Training Station Orientation

    • Resource ID: 10715
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, student will gain basic knowledge of their respective training stations, work place, training session and communication skills.
  18. 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.
  19. 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. 
  20. Lesson Plan: Practicum in Fashion Design Math

    • Resource ID: 10726
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will apply math skills in understanding the marketing, pricing, and mark up of garments in the wholesale and retail fashion garment industry.