1. What is the Finance Career Cluster?

    • Resource ID: 11683
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  2. Banking and Financial Services: Banking Pathways

    • Resource ID: 11798
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  3. Banking and Financial Services: Loan Underwriting Process

    • Resource ID: 11804
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  4. Banking and Financial Services: Real Estate Lending

    • Resource ID: 11806
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  5. Banking and Financial Services: Problem Loan Management

    • Resource ID: 11808
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  6. Financial Analysis: Financial Ratios

    • Resource ID: 11823
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  7. Securities and Investment: To Save or Not to Save

    • Resource ID: 11960
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  8. Securities and Investments: Risky Business

    • Resource ID: 11962
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  9. Lesson Plan: Risky Business

    • Resource ID: 11963
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to the concepts of risk and investments. They will understand the risk involved when investors are trying to make their money work for them. Tolerance for risk is reviewed and what students can do to protect themselves from risk in the future.
  10. Securities and Investments: Investment Models

    • Resource ID: 11964
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  11. Lesson Plan: Investment Models

    • Resource ID: 11965
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to various methods used in analyzing investments. Students will learn about Capital Asset Pricing Model, Modern Portfolio Theory, Arbitrage Pricing Theory, and compare and contrast the various investment selection strategies.
  12. Securities and Investments: Interpreting Financial Information

    • Resource ID: 11966
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  13. Finance College and Career Planning Guide

    • Resource ID: CCPG07
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    Information is power and the TEA CTE In Action Finance college and career preparation guide puts students squarely in charge of their career development planning. From creating High School Personal Graduation Plans to mapping the education and training requirements after high school, this guide...

  14. 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.

  15. Lesson Plan: Role of Government in Business

    • Resource ID: 11510
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the students learn to identify the role and impact of government, the legal system and organized labor in business.
  16. Lesson Plan: Role of Organized Labor

    • Resource ID: 11514
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson focuses on the role and impact of government, the legal system, and organized labor in business. Students will participate in discussions and independent practice. 
  17. Lesson Plan: Prepare an Individual Income Tax Return

    • Resource ID: 11567
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, students will learn to prepare an individual income tax return, and the various deductions and exemptions associated with taxes.
  18. Lesson Plan: Credit History and Ratings

    • Resource ID: 11848
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to credit scores, reports, and ratings. Through this lesson, students will explore the importance of their personal credit score and identity theft protection.
  19. Texas CTE College and Career Planning Guides

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    A collection of the 16 Texas CTE career cluster college and career planning guides.

  20. Lesson Plan: Impact of Productivity

    • Resource ID: 11526
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the student investigates the impact of productivity on product cost.