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 Stakeholder Meetings

    • Resource ID: CTEStakeholder
    • Grade Range: N/A
    At the inception of the CTE New Teacher Mentoring Program, two CTE stakeholder meetings were held to discuss the needs of beginning CTE teachers and how to best address those needs. At these meetings, TEA introduced the CTE Mentoring program and facilitated small group discussions about support...
  3. Professional Development

    • Resource ID: CTE PD
    • Grade Range: N/A
    A key component of the CTE New Teacher Mentoring Program lays in the education and training of beginning CTE teachers, CTE administrators, and CTE mentors. This professional development occurs through the development of original training content, in-person training of mentor teachers, and new...
  4. CTE Teacher Self-Efficacy Survey

    • Resource ID: SelfEfficacySurvey
    • Grade Range: N/A
    An important aspect of the CTE New Teacher Mentoring Program was evaluation. One of the program's goals was to research and collect survey information on CTE teachers’ perceptions of their own self-efficacy, their pressing needs, and the quality of available supports in order to...
  5. Principles of Business, Marketing and Finance: Reconciliation

    • Resource ID: 11560
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  6. Choosing the Road to Prosperity: Why We Must End Too Big to Fail—Now

    • Resource ID: DFR-TBTF
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Choosing the Road to Prosperity: Why We Must End Too Big to Fail—Now
    The too-big-to-fail institutions that amplified and prolonged the recent financial crisis remain a hindrance to full economic recovery and to the very ideal of American capitalism. It is imperative that we break...
  7. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Reports

    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This binder is a collection of shortcuts to Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas reports on jobs and the economy. Follow the shortcuts to resources where you can view and download reports, and link to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas website for more information.
  8. Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance, students gain knowledge and skills in economies and private enterprise systems, the impact of global business, the marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product pricing. Students analyze the sales process and financial management...
  9. Business Management and Administration: Cultural Challenges in Global Business

    • Resource ID: 11504
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson focuses on students learning the basics of business ethics. Students will create a skit based on an unethical situation and the resolution to said situation. 
  10. The Financial Crisis: Connecting the Dots

    • Resource ID: DFR-FCCTD
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This report traces the origins of the financial crisis and the Fed's response, and addresses the need for long-term financial reform.
  11. Texas DECA

    • Resource ID: CTSA - DECA
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO DECA
  12. Financial Stability: Traditional Banks Pave the Way

    • Resource ID: DFR-FS
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This January 2013 report presents five essays on the theme of rethinking America’s banking system.
     
  13. The Long-Awaited Housing Recovery

    • Resource ID: DFR-LAHR
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    The Long-Awaited Housing Recovery
    U.S. housing markets experienced a notable boom and a painful bust in the past decade. Most recently, housing began its long-awaited recovery—the subject of this three-part report.
    January 2013
  14. From Brawn to Brains: How Immigration Works for America

    • Resource ID: DFR-FBTB
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    From Brawn to Brains: How Immigration Works for America
    In the global economic competition for talented workers, the United States risks falling behind if immigration laws are not reformed and employment-based immigration is not expanded.
    March 2011
  15. Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance

    • Resource ID: 11478
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson teaches students the fundamentals of international business. It includes information on trade partnerships, domestic business, the business environment, and the global marketplace. 
  16. Reflections on the Financial Crisis: Where Do We Go From Here?

    • Resource ID: DFR-RFC
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Effective monetary policy hinges on the Federal Reserve retaining its bank regulatory role and its independence from political pressures.
    April 2010
  17. 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.
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...