1. Practicum in Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security/Extended Practicum in Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Extended Practicum in Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills in law, public safety, corrections, and security. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to...
  2. Firefighter I

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Firefighter I introduces students to firefighter safety and development. Students will analyze Texas Commission on Fire Protection rules and regulations, proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protective equipment, and the principles of fire safety.
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  3. Firefighter II

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Firefighter II is the second course in a series for students studying firefighter safety and development. Students will understand Texas Commission on Fire Protection rules and regulations, proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protective equipment, and the principles of...
  4. Practicum in Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    The practicum course is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills in law, public safety, corrections, and security. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience. Students...
  5. Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security introduces students to professions in law enforcement, protective services, corrections, firefighting, and emergency management services. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of police, courts, corrections, private...
  6. Correctional Services

    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In Correctional Services, students prepare for certification required for employment as a municipal, county, state, or federal correctional officer. Students will learn the role and responsibilities of a county or municipal correctional officer; discuss relevant rules, regulations, and laws of...
  7. Court Systems and Practices

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Court Systems and Practices is an overview of the federal and state court systems. The course identifies the roles of judicial officers and the trial processes from pretrial to sentencing and examines the types and rules of evidence. Emphasis is placed on constitutional laws for criminal...
  8. Criminal Investigation

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Criminal Investigation is a course that introduces students to the profession of criminal investigations. Students will understand basic functions of criminal investigations and procedures and will learn how to investigate or follow up during investigations. Students will learn terminology and...
  9. Federal Law Enforcement and Protective Services

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Federal Law Enforcement and Protective Services provides the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for certification in security services for federal law enforcement and protective services. The course provides an overview of security elements and types of organizations with a focus on...
  10. Law Enforcement I

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Law Enforcement I is an overview of the history, organization, and functions of local, state, and federal law enforcement. Students will understand the role of constitutional law at local, state, and federal levels; the U.S. legal system; criminal law; and law enforcement terminology and the...
  11. Law Enforcement II

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Law Enforcement II provides the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for a career in law enforcement. Students will understand ethical and legal responsibilities, patrol procedures, first responder roles, telecommunications, emergency equipment operations, and courtroom testimony.
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  12. Forensic Science

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Forensic Science is a course that introduces students to the application of science to connect a violation of law to a specific criminal, criminal act, or behavior and victim. Students will learn terminology and procedures related to the search and examination of physical evidence in criminal...
  13. Student Counseling Resources

    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    This binder contains Texas CTE program, college, and career website links and descriptions.
  14. Career and Technical Student Organizations

    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The State of Texas and the Texas Education Code also recognizes the value of career and technical student organizations by emphasizing the importance of “participation by students and teachers in activities of career and technical student organizations supported by the agency and the ...
  15. Student Career Exploration

    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    CTE teachers and counselors can use this career development binder to counsel students to explore careers, high school and college programs, that align with their interests, skills, and talent.
  16. New Teacher Toolkit

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This resource is a new teacher toolkit, that includes helpful resources for a new CTE teacher coming from industry into the classroom.
  17. Lesson Plan Rubrics

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Most of this collection of lesson plan rubrics may be adapted or adopted by classroom teachers across career clusters and content areas. A few career cluster-specific rubrics are also included in this binder. 
  18. Homeless Student Resources

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This binder is a collection of homeless education resources, that may help CTE teachers, counselors, and administrators support homeless and displaced students.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.