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. Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Career Pathways

    • Resource ID: 11277
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will investigate the 16 career pathways and the skills needed for college and career success.
  3. Lesson Plan: Investigating STEM Cluster Careers

    • Resource ID: 14590
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will explore career opportunities within the STEM Career Cluster.  
  4. Lesson Plan: Careers in BMAC using MAPP

    • Resource ID: 11266
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will explore a variety of careers within the Business Management Cluster and determine their interest level for each career opportunity.
  5. Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers in Human Resources

    • Resource ID: 11264
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will identify and explore career opportunities within the Human Resources pathway such as Corporate Trainer, Recruiter, Benefits Specialist, and HR Generalist.
  6. Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Marketing Strategy

    • Resource ID: 11265
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students explore careers related to marketing education. Students will research marketing strategies and the impact of media and advertising on purchasing decisions.
  7. Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers in Government and Public Administration

    • Resource ID: 12084
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will align personal interests and skills into career opportunities within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster.
  8. Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers Using O*NET

    • Resource ID: 14242
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will perform in-depth research on careers, and produce several products using O*NET and other internet options.
  9. Scope and Sequence: Project-Based Research

    • Resource ID: 19537
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Project-Based Research course scope and sequence within the Career Development Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the...
  10. Scope and Sequence: Applied Mathematics for Technical Professionals

    • Resource ID: 19538
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Applied Mathematics for Technical Professionals course scope and sequence within the career Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each...
  11. Scope and Sequence: Career Preparation I

    • Resource ID: 19539
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Career Preparation I course scope and sequence within the career Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the corresponding...
  12. Scope and Sequence: Career Preparation II

    • Resource ID: 19540
    • Grade Range: 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Career Preparation II course scope and sequence within the career Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the...
  13. Scope and Sequence: Career Prep I/Extended Career Preparation

    • Resource ID: 19541
    • Grade Range: 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Career Prep I/Extended Career Preparation course scope and sequence within the career Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit...
  14. Lesson Plan: Making Resumes

    • Resource ID: 6654
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    This introductory lesson for Career Preparation I in the Career Development cluster is a general lesson in developing a resume.  This lesson can be used for the Career Preparation course or for any CTE course to help students develop this important skill.  
  15. Scope and Sequence: Investigating Careers

    • Resource ID: 19535
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Investigating Careers course scope and sequence within the career Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the...
  16. Scope and Sequence: College and Career Readiness

    • Resource ID: 19536
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    College and Career Readiness course scope and sequence within the career Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the...
  17. Lesson Plan: Show Yourself Off - Write a Resume

    • Resource ID: 19952
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will create personal resumes to use when searching for a job. Students will be able to differentiate between chronological and functional resumes and add an updated resume to their career portfolio.
  18. Lesson Plan: Resume Writing for Teens

    • Resource ID: 20173
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will develop a resume, write business correspondence, complete a sample job application, and explain the protocol for selecting and using appropriate references for job applications.
  19. Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Sign Me Up!

    • Resource ID: 20174
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will investigate the importance of  participation in curricular and extracurricular  activities in college and career preparation.
  20. Lesson Plan: College and Career Readiness - The Adventure Starts Here!

    • Resource ID: 20176
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will investigate the skills needed in one or more of the 16 career clusters and identify those as academic skills taught in middle school.  Students will relate those academic skills to their personal career goals and understand the importance of career preparation in...