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. MPower Texas

    • Resource ID: Coun-Mpower
    • Grade Range: N/A
    an e-course designed to give counselors and advisors the tools they need to better advise students on opportunities available via Career and Technical Education at Texas Community and Technical Colleges.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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...
  11. Administrator and Counselor Video

    • Resource ID: Vid-Adm-Coun
    • Grade Range: N/A
    Administrator and counselor video
  12. My Next Move

    • Resource ID: Coun_MNM
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    US Dept. of Labor My Next Move site
  13. OCTAE

    • Resource ID: CTE-OCTAE
    • Grade Range: N/A
    Ed - Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) administers, coordinates programs that are related to adult education and literacy, career and technical education, and community colleges.
  14. 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.
  15. Career Cluster Pages

    • Grade Range: N/A
    This binder contains links (below) to each of the 16 career cluster pages.
    Scroll down to the list below, and click on the career cluster link to view the page.
  16. 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
  17. 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...
  18. 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
  19. 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.
  20. 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...