1. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in CTE Classrooms

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    This course on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in CTE Classrooms will help educators:

    • Discover the many ways they already embrace UDL principles
    • Learn new ways of applying UDL principles to reach all students, including special populations, as comprehensively as...

  2. Building Successful Partnerships

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    This course will help educators:

    • Examine how Career and Technology Education (CTE) teachers and schools can utilize effective partnerships.
    • Assist students with disabilities to best plan for life after graduation.
    • Demonstrate how CTE program directors...

  3. Career Guidance: Tools for Practical Applications

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    The objectives of this video are to acquaint educators with:

    • Key aspects of successful career assessment programs
    • Career clusters
    • Non-traditional careers

  4. Effective Classroom and Behavior Management

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    A well-managed classroom promotes appropriate student behavior and affords the teacher more time to focus on instruction. This course summarizes elements of classroom management, establishing rapport and managing escalating behavior. 

  5. Comprehensive CTE Program Characteristics Serving Special Populations

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    In order to maximize learning of students from special populations, Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs need to be comprehensive, creative, and include components that aid in the successful attainment of postsecondary goals.  In this video series, educators will be introduced to...

  6. 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.

  7. 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). 

  8. 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.

  9. Audio/Video Production II

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    Building upon the concepts taught in Audio/Video Production, in addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster®, students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of the industry with...

  10. 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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  11. Scope and Sequence: Audio/Video Production II

    • Resource ID: 19305
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12

    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015

    Audio/Video Production II course scope and sequence within the Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief...

  12. Choosing Academic Tracks

    • Resource ID: SP113
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Starting career exploration early in a student's schooling will help an individual be more defined about choosing an academic track when it comes to high school.  This video features a discussion with educators about how they help students choose an academic track. 

  13. Explanation of Special Populations as Defined by the Perkins Act (2006)

    • Resource ID: 15674
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    The Carl D. Perkins CTE Improvement Act includes provisions to prepare women and men for occupations that are non-traditional and to ensure access to CTE programs for Special Populations as well as to prepare all students for careers that lead to self-sufficiency. 

  14. Regulations Under the Carl D Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act (2006)

    • Resource ID: 15678
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    This video details the regulations under the Carl D Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act (2006).  The requirements and advantages of the act are discussed.

  15. 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. 

  16. The Texas College and Career Readiness Initiative

    • Resource ID: 15701
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    The purpose of the Texas College and Career Readiness Initiative is to identify and define the competencies and skills that graduating high school students must possess to be successful in higher education and beyond.  This video explains the process and the intent of the initiative.

  17. Introduction to Professional Learning Communities (PLC)

    • Resource ID: 15731
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    PLCs involve an ongoing process in which educators work collaboratively to discuss, implement, and make changes to instructional practices as needed. This video shows an example of a PLC that specifically emphasizes the value of bringing ESL and SPED personnel to the table.

  18. Advantages of Professional Learning Communities for Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teachers

    • Resource ID: 15734
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    PLCs 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.  

  19. Non-Traditional Careers

    • Resource ID: SP0413
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Non-Traditional Occupations (NTOs) are jobs in which 25 percent or less of the workforce is of one gender.  Ways to encourage students to pursue non-traditional careers are presented in this video. 

  20. The Escalating Behavior Cycle – Deceleration

    • Resource ID: SP0514
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Dealing with a student whose problem behaviors have escalated can be challenging. In this video, a description of what a student is experiencing during the deceleration phase of an escalation cycle is given.