1. Soliciting Parent Input on Career and Technical Education (CTE) Advisory Committees

    • Resource ID: 15721
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The interest and involvement of parents is a significant aspect of ensuring student success in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.  In this video, the importance of soliciting parent input on CTE advisory committees is discussed.
  2. Future Business Leaders of America

    • Resource ID: CTSO - FBLA
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    CTSO FBLA
  3. Teaching Work Ethics in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Classrooms

    • Resource ID: 15724
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This video demonstrates how work ethics can be taught to students with disabilities in Career and Technical Education (CTE) classes.  Teaching examples in different settings are shown.
  4. Introduction to Independent Living Skills Training

    • Resource ID: 15722
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    It is important for individuals with disabilities to have independent living skills so that they can make their own decisions about their life.  This video provides an overview of how CTE teachers can incorporate independent living skills training into their curriculum.
  5. Teaching Professionalism to Students with Special Needs - Training for Post-Secondary Employment

    • Resource ID: 15723
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Given the nature of their hands-on, lab-based, applied curriculum, CTE teachers can focus on employability skills. Here are examples of instructional strategies that can be used when teaching these skills to your students with disabilities in an inclusive setting.
  6. Introduction to Centers for Independent Living (CIL)

    • Resource ID: 15726
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    When a student with a disability graduates from high school, there may be concern from parents, caregivers, guardians, or the student themselves concerning post-secondary options. This video explains the services and support systems that are available through Centers for Independent Living.
  7. Introduction to Professional Learning Communities (PLC)

    • Resource ID: 15731
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    PLCs involve an ongoing process in which educators work collaboratively to discuss, implement, and make changes to instructional practices as needed. This video shows an example of a PLC that specifically emphasizes the value of bringing ESL and SPED personnel to the table.
  8. Texas Association of Health Occupations Students of America

    • Resource ID: CTSO-HOSA
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO HOSA
  9. Skills USA Texas

    • Resource ID: CTSO-Skills USA
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO Skills USA Texas
  10. Eligibility Criteria for Centers for Independent Living (CIL)

    • Resource ID: 15727
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Centers for Independent Living (CIL) provide a variety of independent living services to individuals with disabilities.  The eligibility criteria for receiving services from a CIL are discussed in this video.
  11. Career and Technical Student Organizations

    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The State of Texas and the Texas Education Code also recognizes the value of career and technical student organizations by emphasizing the importance of “participation by students and teachers in activities of career and technical student organizations supported by the agency and the ...
  12. The Role of Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teachers in Student Transition-Centers for Independent Living (CIL's)

    • Resource ID: 15730
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers are uniquely positioned to be of help to students who are transitioning to life after school.  A representative from a CIL discusses how CTE teachers can play an influential role in the transition planning process for students.
  13. The Importance of Community Partnerships in Centers for Independent Living (CIL)

    • Resource ID: 15728
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Centers for Independent Living (CIL) provide a variety of independent living services to individuals with disabilities.  In this video, the importance of community partnerships in meeting goals such as housing, transportation, self-advocacy, and education for individuals is discussed.
  14. Advantages of Professional Learning Communities for Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teachers

    • Resource ID: 15734
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    PLCs involve an ongoing process in which educators work collaboratively to discuss, implement, and make changes to instructional practices as needed. The focus is on continuous improvement in teaching as well as in student learning.  
  15. 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.
  16. Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) Motivate and Improve Student Interest in Learning

    • Resource ID: 15736
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) are designed to support and enhance the learning of CTE programs in one or more of the 16 career clusters.  The video demonstrates how participation in CTSOs can motivate and improve student interest in learning.
  17. Addressing Special Education Concerns: Participation in Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)

    • Resource ID: 15737
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) are designed to support and enhance the learning of Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in one or more of the 16 career clusters. This video discusses the importance of parent involvement in these organizations.
  18. Career Onestop

    • Resource ID: Res - COS
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Find career, training and job search resources just for you.
  19. The Inclusive Nature of Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)

    • Resource ID: 15738
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) are designed to support and enhance the learning of CTE programs. Many organizations are inclusive in nature as they provide opportunities for learning and competition for all students, including special needs students. 
  20. College Preparation for Students with Disabilities: Know Your Needs

    • Resource ID: 15743
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    There are several things that can be done to help students with disabilities prepare for college.  This video provides an overview of the steps that teachers, parents, and students with disabilities getting ready to enter college can take.