1. Texas DECA

    • Resource ID: CTSA - DECA
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO DECA
  2. Skills USA Texas

    • Resource ID: CTSO-Skills USA
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO Skills USA Texas
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. O*NET

    • Resource ID: Coun-ONET
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    ONET website
  6. TEA CTE Master Course Lists with TSDS PEIMS Codes

    • Resource ID: 19876
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The Master Course List for Career and Technical Education (CTE) is an administration tool for counselors, teachers, and staff's use in student schedule building and enrollment in the Texas State Data System (TSDS) with the appropriate TSDS PEIMS codes. The guide can also be helpful in...
  7. Lesson Plan: Building Teamwork - Food Truck Design Project

    • Resource ID: 19764
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be provided with opportunities to explore and practice team building skills during the planning, development and presentation of a Food Truck Project using recycled items. Students will be able to make decisions regarding the name, type of food and a marketing slogan...
  8. Lesson Plan: Careers in Culinary Arts- Connecting Skills, Techniques

    • Resource ID: 19767
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will outline education opportunities available after high school graduation, especially in culinary arts. Students will also evaluate personal job skills, aptitude, and interests with a state recognized assessment program.
  9. Lesson Plan: Careers in Hotel Management

    • Resource ID: 19769
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will outline education opportunities available after high school graduation, especially in hotel management. Students will also evaluate personal job skills, aptitude, and interests with a state recognized assessment program.
  10. Lesson Plan: Careers in Travel and Tourism Management

    • Resource ID: 19773
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will outline education opportunities available after high school graduation, especially in Travel and Tourism Management. Students will also evaluate personal job skills, aptitude, and interests with a state recognized assessment program.
  11. Lesson Plan: Classroom Cupcake Wars Competition

    • Resource ID: 19774
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will work as a team, and plan, prepare, and present cupcakes for classroom competition. They will also determine recipe cost and nutritional analysis of food items.
  12. Lesson Plan: 21st Century Employability Skills

    • Resource ID: 19757
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to skills needed for today’s job market and prepare them to enter the competitive workforce successfully.
  13. Lesson Plan: Adventures in Travel – Planning a Texas Vacation

    • Resource ID: 19758
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore local and regional tourism in their area, and develop a cost-effective Texas travel itinerary for various scenarios.
  14. Lesson Plan: Are You a Cook or a Culinarian

    • Resource ID: 19759
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the importance of professionalism and outline the qualities of a professional culinarian and professional chef.
  15. Lesson Plan: Back to the Future – An Introduction to Sustainability in Food Service

    • Resource ID: 19760
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will gain awareness of sustainable practices in the food service industry, with an aim to understand business policies and procedures.
  16. Lesson Plan: Calculating the Cost of a Destination

    • Resource ID: 19807
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will work out the cost of planning both short and long trips or vacations.
  17. Lesson Plan: Count It Out! Change Makes Cents

    • Resource ID: 19808
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will relate positive customer service to cashier service and practice and demonstrate using math skills by properly counting back change.
  18. Lesson Plan: Culinary Kitchen Math Calculations

    • Resource ID: 19809
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will calculate percentages and estimations in practical kitchen situations and prepare a recipe using a standardized recipe.
  19. Lesson Plan: Culinary Nutrition

    • Resource ID: 19810
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the nutritional value of different types of food, which will assist them as they pursue a career in the food service industry.
  20. Lesson Plan: Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

    • Resource ID: 19811
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, the student will develop an awareness of cultural diversity and determine its' impact on teamwork, by working with diverse groups of students on various activities.