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. Scope and Sequence: Applied Mathematics for Technical Professionals

    • Resource ID: 19538
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Applied Mathematics for Technical Professionals course scope and sequence within the career Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each...
  6. Scope and Sequence: College and Career Readiness

    • Resource ID: 19536
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    College and Career Readiness course scope and sequence within the career Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the...
  7. Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce Reports

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This binder contains a list of shortcuts to select Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce reports. Follow the shortcuts to read the reports, and link back to the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce site for more information and resources.
  8. College and Career Readiness

    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    The career development process is unique to every person and evolves throughout one's life. Students will use decision-making and problem-solving skills for college and career planning. Students will explore valid, reliable educational and career information to learn more about themselves...
  9. Applied Mathematics for Technical Professionals

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    The process standards describe ways in which students are expected to engage in the content. The placement of the process standards at the...
  10. Career Preparation II

    • Grade Range: 12
    Career Preparation II develops essential knowledge and skills through advanced classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. Career Preparation II maintains relevance and rigor, supports student attainment of academic standards, and effectively prepares students for...
  11. Extended Career Preparation

    • Grade Range: 12
    Extended Career Preparation provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career...
  12. Investigating Careers

    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market...
  13. Project-Based Research

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Project-Based Research is a course for students to research a real-world problem. Students are matched with a mentor from the business or professional community to develop an original project on a topic related to career interests. Students use scientific methods of investigation to conduct in-...
  14. Scope and Sequence: Career Prep I/Extended Career Preparation

    • Resource ID: 19541
    • Grade Range: 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Career Prep I/Extended Career Preparation course scope and sequence within the career Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit...
  15. Scope and Sequence: Career Prep II/Extended Career Preparation

    • Resource ID: 24441
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Career Prep II/Extended Career Preparation course scope and sequence within the career Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit...
  16. Scope and Sequence: Career Preparation I

    • Resource ID: 19539
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Career Preparation I course scope and sequence within the career Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the corresponding...
  17. Lesson Plan: It Takes Teamwork!

    • Resource ID: 20059
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will develop effective leadership skills through participation in activities such as career and technical student organizations.
  18. The Revised CTE TEKS: Career Development

    • Resource ID: TEKS-PD-CD
    • Grade Range: N/A
    It is vital that students have a clear sense of direction for their career choice. In this module, you will discover the versatility of career development courses and how they work with courses in each of the 16 clusters. Participants who successfully complete all modules and the assessment will...
  19. America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots

    • Resource ID: CEW-ADR
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    The jobs recovery deepens the economic and political divide between workers with and without a college education. America’s Divided America: College Haves and Have-Nots finds that over 95% of the jobs created in the recovery have gone to those with education beyond a high school education...
  20. Career Preparation I

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Career Preparation I provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career preparation...