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. 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.
  3. 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...
  4. 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.
    ...
  5. 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....
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
  14. Scope and Sequence: Public Management and Administration

    • Resource ID: 19399
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Public Management and Administration course scope and sequence within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief...
  15. Scope and Sequence: National Security

    • Resource ID: 19401
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    National Security course scope and sequence within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each...
  16. 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.
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...