1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Skills USA Texas

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

    • Resource ID: Coun-ONET
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    ONET website

    • Resource ID: Coun-MFDC
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    College, career, military exploration site
  6. Teacher Guidebook for Criminal Justice Law Enforcement II

    • Resource ID: TABC_LEII
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Too Young To Drink is a website created by the Education and Prevention Division of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) to help serve the communities of Texas by providing an easier way to resource information and order our publications.
    Underage alcohol consumption has been a...
  7. Program of Study: Firefighter

    • Resource ID: 19573
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Based on the House Bill 5 Foundation High School Program, the Firefighter program of study within the Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Career Cluster® provides helpful information, including the core courses and career-related electives in high school that will help prepare...
  8. Lesson Plan: Elements of Crime and Categories of Punishment

    • Resource ID: 13621
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Students will learn about elements of an offense, defenses used, and punishment categories. Students will explore the impact of having a misdemeanor or felony on record and research criminal defenses.
  9. Lesson Plan: Interpersonal Skills

    • Resource ID: 13666
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Interpersonal skills are important in law enforcement careers. Law enforcement professionals must be able to utilize interpersonal skills as they carry out their professional duties. This lesson explores interpersonal skills and provides students opportunities to practice it.
  10. Lesson Plan: Crisis Management in Law Enforcement

    • Resource ID: 13674
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson is an introduction to crisis management in law enforcement with an emphasis on hostage situations and negotiations. 
  11. Lesson Plan: Hate Crimes

    • Resource ID: 13678
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about different types of hate crimes. In addition, they will learn about why hate crimes occur, and the legislation surrounding hate crimes. 
  12. Lesson Plan: Crowd Control

    • Resource ID: 13685
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    There are times an officer will come across riotous crowds on the street. The officer needs to be able to safely control the crowds while working as a team with other officers. This lesson will introduce students to effective ways of crowd control operations performed by officers.
  13. Lesson Plan: Disaster and Emergency Management

    • Resource ID: 13776
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss terrorism and natural disasters. Students will also present a briefing of a recent terrorist attack on the United States, and they will discuss how the attack changed public laws and security.
  14. Lesson Plan: The Bill of Rights and the Criminal Trial Process

    • Resource ID: 13607
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    The Bill of Rights protects the rights of everyone involved in the criminal trial process. Law Enforcement officers must understand the rights in order to protect them. This lesson incorporates scenarios that help students better understand the Bill of Rights.
  15. Lesson Plan: Drug Dangers

    • Resource ID: 13649
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson describes the most common drugs currently in use today. It discusses the signs and symptoms for each of the drugs, as well as signs of drug use in general. 
  16. Lesson Plan: Security Systems Analysis

    • Resource ID: 13774
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will complete a security system sales-based presentation, participate in a scenario-based activity, and complete a security inspection.
  17. Lesson Plan: Maintaining a Safe Work Environment

    • Resource ID: 13754
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will respond to given safety scenarios, research previous incidents and present their findings to the class.
  18. Lesson Plan: Law - Professional Writing and Research Skills

    • Resource ID: 13312
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson plan, students will apply written communication skills that are necessary in LPSCS careers in order to complete job tasks in a professional and effective manner.
  19. Lesson Plan: Law - Training Station Orientation

    • Resource ID: 13316
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will complete a training station orientation project for a career in Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security. Students will outline details about the station, map out a plan and present to the class.
  20. Lesson Plan: Ventilation Tools and their Safe Operation

    • Resource ID: 13518
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will become familiar with ventilation tools. Students will have the opportunity to complete independent research projects and presentations.