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. Texas GEAR UP University Game

    • Resource ID: Gearup_C_Universityg
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Introduce your seniors (or even juniors) to this mock college enrollment game that was originally created by the inventive minds in San Antonio ISD. It’s a fun, memorable way to give students a sneak preview of what things may be like when they experience that huge transition to...
  4. College Life

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary, Adult education
    So you figured out how to get into college, but what do you do next? Luckily, these resources are here to walk you through your first year at college. 
  5. Why Go to College?

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Use these resources to discover the major benefits that come along with that college degree
  6. Texas Career Check

    • Resource ID: Coun-TxCareerCheck
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Texas Career Check is brought to you by The Labor Market & Career Information (LMCI) Department of the Texas Workforce Commission.
  7. 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.
  8. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    • Resource ID: Res - BLS
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
  9. CLI Engage

    • Resource ID: ET-CLI
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    CLI Engage provides a comprehensive, integrated resources suite that connects professional development (online courses) to classroom implementation (activity collections) and highly targeted data collection and planning (child progress monitoring and teacher observation and goal-setting). Visit...
  10. My Next Move

    • Resource ID: Coun_MNM
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    US Dept. of Labor My Next Move site
  11. 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.
  12. Homelessness in the US: Sleep Study and Accommodation Directory

    • Resource ID: THEO-SS
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Information on sleep and homelessness
  13. Homeless Education Advocacy Manual: Disaster Edition

    • Resource ID: THEO-AM
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    For those recovering from a disaster, man-made or natural, immediate needs for income and housing may overshadow critical concerns about education of children and youth. However, the needs of displaced students should also be considered. This manual is designed to encourage and assist advocates...
  14. Supporting the Success of Homeless Children and Youths (EHCY Fact Sheet)

    • Resource ID: THEO-SSHCY
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    A fact sheet & tips for teachers, principals, school leaders, counselors, and other school staff
  15. 10 Things YOU Can Do to Help Children in Homeless Situations

    • Resource ID: THEO-10T
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Flyer on how to help children experiencing homelessness.
  16. After Hurricane Harvey: Supporting Displaced Texas Students

    • Resource ID: THEO-SDTS
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Hurricane Harvey has affected tens of thousands of Texas students and their families. Federal and state disaster relief agencies, the Texas Education Agency, the Texas Homeless Education Office (THEO) at the Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas, and the Region 10 Education Service...
  17. Homeless Liaison Directory

    • Resource ID: THEO-HLD
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Contact information for the Homeless Education Liaisons in the public Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) in Texas may be obtained in several ways.
  18. National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE)

    • Resource ID: NCHE
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) is the U.S. Department of Education's technical assistance center for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program. NCHE is housed at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    This website was produced...
  19. Hear US

    • Resource ID: Hear-US
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Since 2005, HEAR US offers award-winning resources and information for those concerned about homeless children, teens and families.
  20. Good Jobs that Pay without a BA

    • Resource ID: CEW-GJWOBA
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    There are currently 30 million good jobs in the U.S. that pay well without a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.). These good jobs have a median salary of $55,000. This report shows that good jobs continue to grow, but they are changing from traditional blue-collar industries to skilled-services...