1. Government and Public Administration Career Cluster

    • Resource ID: CC07
    • Grade Range: N/A
    This resource provides an overview of the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster and provides links to related student, parent, and teacher resources.
  2. 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,...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. TxCTE Ramp Up: Government and Public Administration

    • Resource ID: RampUp8
    • Grade Range: N/A
    The TxCTE Ramp Up: Government and Public Administration closed Facebook group provides an opportunity for beginning CTE teachers to seek advice, share ideas, access helpful instructional resources and ideas, network with colleagues, and benefit from the expertise of mentors who have experience...
  7. Eight Steps to Process a Main Motion

    • Resource ID: 12652
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  8. Government and Public Administration College and Career Planning Guide

    • Resource ID: CCPG08
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Information is power and the TEA CTE In Action Government and Public Administration college and career preparation guide puts students squarely in charge of their career development planning. From creating High School Personal Graduation Plans to mapping the education and training requirements...
  9. Government and Public Administration PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA14
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Government and Public Administration cluster specifically.
  10. Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government/Extended Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Students in the Extended Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government will concurrently learn advanced concepts of political science and government workings in the classroom setting and in the workplace. In addition, students will apply technical skills pertaining to government and public...
  11. Foreign Service and Diplomacy

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Foreign Service and Diplomacy provides the opportunity for students to investigate the knowledge and skills necessary for careers in foreign service. The course includes law, history, media communication, and international relations associated with the diplomatic environment.
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  12. National Security

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    National Security introduces the students to the aspects of disaster management. The course includes engaging simulation exercises related to natural disasters, man-made disasters, and terroristic events using homeland security programs and National Incident Management System (NIMS) programs....
  13. Planning and Governance

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Planning and Governance is a course offering students an opportunity to formulate plans and policies to meet social, economic, and physical needs of communities.
    This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or...
  14. Political Science I

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Political Science I introduces students to political theory through the study of governments; public policies; and political processes, systems, and behavior.
    This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or...
  15. Political Science II

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Political Science II uses a variety of learning methods and approaches to examine the processes, systems, and political dynamics of the United States and other nations. The dynamic component of this course includes current U.S. and world events.
    This binder does not...
  16. Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Students in the Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government will concurrently learn advanced concepts of political science and government workings in the classroom setting and in the workplace. In addition, students will apply technical skills pertaining to government and public...
  17. Principles of Government and Public Administration

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Principles of Government and Public Administration introduces students to foundations of governmental functions and career opportunities within the United States and abroad. Students will examine governmental documents such as the U.S. Constitution, current U.S. Supreme Court and federal court...
  18. Public Management and Administration

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Public Management and Administration reviews actions and activities that governments and nonprofit administrations commonly use and that resemble private-sector management. Students will be introduced to management tools that maximize the effectiveness of different types and styles of...
  19. Revenue, Taxation, and Regulation

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Revenue, Taxation, and Regulation provides an overview of law and investigative principles and follows agency procedures to examine evidence and ensure revenue compliance. In addition, students will learn to facilitate clear and positive communication with taxpayers and become familiar with data...
  20. The Revised CTE TEKS: Government and Public Administration

    • Resource ID: TEKS-PD-GPA
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    GPA career cluster course