1. Administrator Foundational Learning Sessions

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    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...
  2. Foundational Learning Sessions

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    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...
  3. TxCTE Ramp Up: Cluster Specific Closed Facebook Groups

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    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,...
  4. Career and Technical Education (CTE) New Teacher Mentoring Program

    • Resource ID: CTEMentoringProgram
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    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,...
  5. CTE Stakeholder Meetings

    • Resource ID: CTEStakeholder
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    At the inception of the CTE New Teacher Mentoring Program, two CTE stakeholder meetings were held to discuss the needs of beginning CTE teachers and how to best address those needs. At these meetings, TEA introduced the CTE Mentoring program and facilitated small group discussions about support...
  6. Professional Development

    • Resource ID: CTE PD
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    A key component of the CTE New Teacher Mentoring Program lays in the education and training of beginning CTE teachers, CTE administrators, and CTE mentors. This professional development occurs through the development of original training content, in-person training of mentor teachers, and new...
  7. CTE Teacher Self-Efficacy Survey

    • Resource ID: SelfEfficacySurvey
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    An important aspect of the CTE New Teacher Mentoring Program was evaluation. One of the program's goals was to research and collect survey information on CTE teachers’ perceptions of their own self-efficacy, their pressing needs, and the quality of available supports in order to...
  8. Foundational Learning Session 8: Building Community & Business Relationships

    • Resource ID: FLS8
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    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...
  9. Administrator Foundational Learning Session 1: Why Do We Need to Support Beginning Teachers?

    • Resource ID: AFLS1
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    The CTE Foundational Learning Sessions are a set of videos designed to educate administrators on the importance and benefits of Career and Technical Education. The first foundational learning session video discusses the importance of supporting beginning CTE teachers.
    Career and...
  10. Administrator Foundational Learning Session 2: The Benefits of a Supportive CTE Environment

    • Resource ID: AFLS2
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    The second administrator foundational learning session details the myriad benefits that that a supportive CTE environment will produce.
    By supporting new teachers administrators are cultivating a sense of self-efficacy within them. These strong mentor/new teacher relationships will help...
  11. Administrator Foundational Learning Session 3: Building Business & Community Relationships

    • Resource ID: AFLS3
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    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...
  12. TxCTE RAMP UP: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

    • Resource ID: RampUp1
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    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...
  13. TxCTE Ramp Up: Education and Training

    • Resource ID: RampUp7
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    The TxCTE Ramp Up: Education and Training 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 experience in the...
  14. TxCTE Ramp Up: Finance

    • Resource ID: RampUp9
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    The TxCTE Ramp Up: Finance 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 experience in the Finance Career Cluster...
  15. TxCTE Ramp Up: Government and Public Administration

    • Resource ID: RampUp8
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    The TxCTE Ramp Up: Government and Public Administration 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 experience...
  16. TxCTE Ramp Up: Health Science

    • Resource ID: RampUp10
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    The TxCTE Ramp Up: Health Science 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 experience in the Health Science...
  17. TxCTE Ramp Up: Hospitality and Tourism

    • Resource ID: RampUp11
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    The TxCTE Ramp Up: Hospitality and Tourism 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 experience in the...
  18. TxCTE Ramp Up: Human Services

    • Resource ID: RampUp12
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    The TxCTE Ramp Up: Human Services 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 experience in the Human Services...
  19. TxCTE Ramp Up: Information Technology

    • Resource ID: RampUp13
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    The TxCTE Ramp Up: Information Technology 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 experience in the...
  20. TxCTE Ramp Up: Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

    • Resource ID: RampUp16
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    The TxCTE Ramp Up: Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics 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...