1. 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.
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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). 
  7. Overview of Sheltered Instruction for English Language Learners - Introduction to the Sheltered Instruction Observation

    • Resource ID: 19858
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This video introduces the concept for sheltered instruction for English Language Learners. In addition, there is a second video summarizing the important role of parents when working with English Language Learners (ELLs) in Spanish and English. Also included is a quick overview of the Sheltered...
  8. TEKS Implementation Overview

    • Resource ID: TEKS-OVR
    • Grade Range: N/A
    TEKS Implementation Overview
  9. CTE TEKS Implementation Online Professional Development Modules

    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This binder contains TEKS implementation resources, that link to Gateway Courses at https://www.texascourses.org/.
  10. Student Career Exploration

    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    CTE teachers and counselors can use this career development binder to counsel students to explore careers, high school and college programs, that align with their interests, skills, and talent.
  11. Administrator Foundational Learning Sessions

    • Grade Range: N/A
    Administrator Foundational Learning Sessions are a set of videos designed to share best practices and research about the importance and benefits of career and technical education (CTE) with administrators. Sessions are designed to give administrators practical information to support their...
  12. Foundational Learning Sessions

    • Grade Range: N/A
    Foundational Learning Sessions are teacher training sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency's CTE Mentor Program. Foundational Learning Session topics include:
    CTE Mentor Program Introduction
    Foundational Learning...
  13. TxCTE RAMP UP: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

    • Resource ID: RampUp1
    • Grade Range: N/A
    The TxCTE Ramp Up: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources closed Facebook group provides an opportunity for beginning CTE teachers to seek advice, share ideas, access helpful instructional resources and ideas, network with colleagues, and benefit from the expertise of mentors who have...
  14. TxCTE Ramp Up: Cluster Specific Closed Facebook Groups

    • Grade Range: N/A
    Welcome to the TxCTE Ramp Up! The TxCTE Ramp Up is a group of cluster-specific online communities that are part of the Texas Education Agency's CTE New Teacher Mentor Program. Each cluster-specific closed Facebook group provides an opportunity for beginning CTE teachers to seek advice,...
  15. Link Between Education and Industry

    • Resource ID: PSA01
    • Grade Range: N/A
    Linking education and industry through teachers. 
  16. Those Who Can, Teach

    • Resource ID: PSA02
    • Grade Range: N/A
    Those who can teach really well, teach Career and Technical Education.
  17. Bright Future for the Next Generation

    • Resource ID: PSA03
    • Grade Range: N/A
    The generation entering the workforce, has a bright future ahead.
  18. Lead Today's Generation Into Careers for Tomorrow

    • Resource ID: PSA04
    • Grade Range: N/A
    In many cases, a person who is successful in their career will often entertain the idea of becoming a teacher. 
  19. Imagine...

    • Resource ID: PSA05
    • Grade Range: N/A
    Imagine what you could be as a CTE teacher.
  20. The Future Holds Great Opportunities

    • Resource ID: PSA06
    • Grade Range: N/A
    Your future as a CTE teacher holds great opportunities.