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. Business Professionals of America

    • Resource ID: CTSO-BPA
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    CTSO - BPA
  4. Texas DECA

    • Resource ID: CTSA - DECA
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO DECA
  5. Future Business Leaders of America

    • Resource ID: CTSO - FBLA
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    CTSO FBLA
  6. O*NET

    • Resource ID: Coun-ONET
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    ONET website
  7. MYFUTURE.COM

    • Resource ID: Coun-MFDC
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    College, career, military exploration site
  8. 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
  9. 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...
  10. 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
  11. Digital Enforcement: Effects of E-Verify on Unauthorized Immigrant Employment and Population

    • Resource ID: DFR-DE
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Digital Enforcement
    Digital Enforcement: Effects of E-Verify on Unauthorized Immigrant Employment and Population
    This report estimates the effects of E-Verify on unauthorized immigrant employment and population in seven states.
    September 2017
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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
  15. 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.
     
  16. Lesson Plan: Legal Capacity to Contract

    • Resource ID: 11394
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about contracts in business and the role of legal capacity within organizations.
  17. Lesson Plan: What is required of an Acceptance

    • Resource ID: 11402
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about the acceptance and will be able to explain requirements of an effective acceptance. Students will also compare bilateral and unilateral agreements.
  18. Lesson Plan: Planning and Decision Making in an Organization

    • Resource ID: 11411
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the different types of planning that businesses use to make strategic decisions.  Students will learn how to use a SWOT analysis. 
  19. Lesson Plan: Enhancing Business Communication

    • Resource ID: 11375
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn and understand how tables, charts, and figures support and enhance oral and written communication among co‐workers and customers.
  20. Lesson Plan: Mistake, Misrepresentation, and Fraud

    • Resource ID: 11396
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will define fraud and describe the remedies for mistakes that can make a contract voidable or void. Students will conduct investigations of suspicious financial activity, such as money-laundering efforts.