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. O*NET

    • Resource ID: Coun-ONET
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    ONET website
  4. 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...
  5. MYFUTURE.COM

    • Resource ID: Coun-MFDC
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    College, career, military exploration site
  6. Skills USA Texas

    • Resource ID: CTSO-Skills USA
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO Skills USA Texas
  7. 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.
  8. Reflections on the Financial Crisis: Where Do We Go From Here?

    • Resource ID: DFR-RFC
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Effective monetary policy hinges on the Federal Reserve retaining its bank regulatory role and its independence from political pressures.
    April 2010
  9. Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance, students gain knowledge and skills in economies and private enterprise systems, the impact of global business, the marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product pricing. Students analyze the sales process and financial management...
  10. Roadtrip Nation

    • Resource ID: Coun-RoadtripNation
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    These stories form the basis of our career exploration products—including an educational curriculum, personalized online tools, video content, bestselling books, and live events.
  11. Texas Reality Check

    • Resource ID: Coun-reality
    • Grade Range: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    It's difficult to predict the future, but it's never too early to start planning for it. Texas Reality Check will show you how much your living expenses will cost, and the amount of money you will need to earn to pay for them. 
  12. 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.
  13. Non-Verbal Communication with the use of a Zam

    • Resource ID: 15756
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    A Zam Communicator is a device that allows a person who has a speech impairment to communicate by spelling out words using a keypad or by pressing on an icon to display a message.  It is specifically designed to be used between patients and medical professionals.  
  14. Universal Design for Learning - Instruction for all Populations in CTE

    • Resource ID: 15760
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This video provides an outline of Universal Design for Learning principles useful for working and instructing all students including special populations enrolled in Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses.
  15. The Process of Response to Intervention (RTI)

    • Resource ID: 15758
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Response to Intervention (RTI) is an approach which is used to identify and support students with learning and behavior needs.  In this video, the process as well as the benefits of RTI are described.
  16. 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.
  17. 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. 
  18. Legislative Updates: Serving Students with Disabilities in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Classrooms

    • Resource ID: 15676
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this video, legislative updates that are important to know with regard to serving students with disabilities in Career and Technical Education (CTE) classrooms are discussed.
  19. Best Practices for Safety in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Classrooms and Labs

    • Resource ID: 15692
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Safety in Career and Technical Education (CTE) classrooms and labs is of the highest importance, not only to ensure the safety of students, but also for the running of a well-organized, efficient classroom.  
  20. Assessing for Safety in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Labs

    • Resource ID: 15693
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this video, laws and regulations for safety pertaining to school buildings and individual classrooms are discussed.  A safety observation form is explained and a copy of the form is provided with the course transcript.