1. 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.
  2. Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

    • Resource ID: 15672
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This video discusses the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and how teachers are impacted.  ESEA was reauthorized in 2015 as the Every Student Succeeds Act by President Barack Obama.
  3. Overview of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)

    • Resource ID: 15740
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this video, the eligibility criteria and functions of two divisions of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) are described.  The agencies that are discussed include the Division of Rehabilitative Services (DRS) and the Division of Blind Services (DBS). 
  4. Overview of Sheltered Instruction for English Language Learners - Introduction to the Sheltered Instruction Observation

    • Resource ID: 19858
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This video introduces the concept for sheltered instruction for English Language Learners. In addition, there is a second video summarizing the important role of parents when working with English Language Learners (ELLs) in Spanish and English. Also included is a quick overview of the Sheltered...
  5. 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.
  6. Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA08
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications cluster specifically. 
  7. Information Technology PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA09
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Information Technology cluster specifically.
  8. Business Management and Administration PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA10
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Business Management and Administration cluster specifically.
  9. Architecture and Construction PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA11
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Architecture and Construction cluster specifically.
  10. Finance PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA12
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Finance cluster specifically.
  11. Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA13
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security cluster specifically.
  12. 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.
  13. Marketing PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA15
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Marketing cluster specifically.
  14. Health Science PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA16
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Health Science cluster specifically.
  15. Manufacturing PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA17
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Manufacturing cluster specifically.
  16. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA18
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Communications cluster specifically.
  17. 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.
  18. 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. 
  19. 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.
  20. Advantages of Professional Learning Communities - Improving Career and Technical Education (CTE) Instruction

    • Resource ID: 15732
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Professional learning communities involve an ongoing process in which educators work collaboratively to discuss, implement, and make changes to instructional practices as needed. The focus is on continuous improvement in teaching as well as in student learning.