1. Career and Technical Education (CTE) New Teacher Mentoring Program

    • Resource ID: CTEMentoringProgram
    • Grade Range: N/A
    In December of 2016, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) contracted with Resources for Learning, LLC, (RFL) to launch the Career and Technical Education (CTE) New Teacher Mentoring Program. The CTE New Teacher Mentoring Program offers ongoing mentoring and induction-type professional development,...
  2. The Revised CTE TEKS: Finance

    • Resource ID: TEKS-PD-FIN
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    TEKS Implementation Finance Resource
  3. 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.
  4. CTE Mentor Program Introduction

    • Resource ID: FLS0
    • Grade Range: N/A
    This video provides a brief introduction to the Texas Education Agency's CTE Mentor Program and gives an overview of the various program components designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers.
  5. Foundational Learning Session 8: Building Community & Business Relationships

    • Resource ID: FLS8
    • Grade Range: N/A
    This is the eighth in a series of foundational learning sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency's CTE Mentor Program. In this session, we explore ways in which you can bolster your CTE program through relationships and...
  6. Administrator Foundational Learning Session 1: Why Do We Need to Support Beginning Teachers?

    • Resource ID: AFLS1
    • Grade Range: N/A
    The CTE Foundational Learning Sessions are a set of videos designed to educate administrators on the importance and benefits of Career and Technical Education. The first foundational learning session video discusses the importance of supporting beginning CTE teachers.
    Career and...
  7. Administrator Foundational Learning Session 2: The Benefits of a Supportive CTE Environment

    • Resource ID: AFLS2
    • Grade Range: N/A
    The second administrator foundational learning session details the myriad benefits that that a supportive CTE environment will produce.
    By supporting new teachers administrators are cultivating a sense of self-efficacy within them. These strong mentor/new teacher relationships will help...
  8. Administrator Foundational Learning Session 3: Building Business & Community Relationships

    • Resource ID: AFLS3
    • Grade Range: N/A
    One way to bolster CTE programs in schools is to build relationships and partnerships with local businesses and the community as a whole. By expanding the CTE vision outwards into the surrounding community you are tapping into a vast pool of resources. Business and community partnerships have...
  9. TEKS Implementation Overview

    • Resource ID: TEKS-OVR
    • Grade Range: N/A
    TEKS Implementation Overview
  10. CTE 101: Career and Technical Education in Texas

    • Resource ID: CTE-PD-CTE101
    • Grade Range: N/A
    CTE 101 PD
  11. CTE State Dashboard

    • Resource ID: DB001
    • Grade Range: N/A
    The CTE State Dashboard, developed by Safal Partners, is a tool designed for users to explore trends related to the 16 Career and Technical Education (CTE) career clusters and occupational information in Texas. It was built using data on CTE course enrollment provided by the Texas Education...
  12. Court Room Rubric

    • Resource ID: Rubric06
    • Grade Range: N/A
    Rubrics are an important tool in standards-based education. While rubrics are most often used in grading student work, they can also be super helpful to students in understanding the performance expectations. When used as formative assessments, students can not only understand the expectations,...
  13. CTE Work-Based Learning Course

    • Resource ID: WBLPDCOURSE01
    • Grade Range: N/A
    In this professional development course, teachers will learn what authentic WBL is and how to ensure students learn the skills and knowledge appropriate for their career pathway in a safe and appropriate environment through collaborative partnerships with local employers.This course introduces...
  14. Lesson Plan: Business Operations and Organizational Structures

    • Resource ID: 11482
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the students will learn to identify organizational and managerial structures of business, as well as levels and functions of management.
  15. Lesson Plan: Financial Planning in Business

    • Resource ID: 11484
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the student will learn to recognize important financial questions that must be answered in a business and explain essential financial statements.
  16. Lesson Plan: Foundation of International Business

    • Resource ID: 11488
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the student will define domestic and international business and explain the impact of global dependency on the United States economy.
  17. Lesson Plan: Production, Distribution, and Other Business Operations

    • Resource ID: 11492
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the student will learn about the production/manufacturing process and channels of distribution and intermediaries for goods and services.
  18. Lesson Plan: Prices in Private Enterprise System

    • Resource ID: 11502
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson provides an overview of how prices are determined in a private enterprise system and includes student activities.
  19. Lesson Plan: World Market Economy

    • Resource ID: 11520
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the students will differentiate between the types of economic systems with emphasis on the private enterprise system and the United States economy.
  20. Lesson Plan: Financial Exchanges

    • Resource ID: 11547
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson helps students gain a basic understanding of the different types of financial exchanges available and how this applies in their current lives as well as in their future.