1. CTE Stakeholder Meetings

    • Resource ID: CTEStakeholder
    • Grade Range: N/A
    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...
  2. Professional Development

    • Resource ID: CTE PD
    • Grade Range: N/A
    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...
  3. CTE Teacher Self-Efficacy Survey

    • Resource ID: SelfEfficacySurvey
    • Grade Range: N/A
    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...
  4. Summary Rubric

    • Resource ID: Rubric14
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Rubrics are an important tool in standards-based education. While rubrics are most often used in grading student work, they can also be super helpful to students in understanding the performance expectations. When used as formative assessments, students can not only understand the expectations,...
  5. Skills USA Texas

    • Resource ID: CTSO-Skills USA
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO Skills USA Texas
  6. Texas Association of Future Educators

    • Resource ID: CTSO - TAFE
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO - TAFE
  7. 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...
  8. TxCTE Ramp Up: Education and Training

    • Resource ID: RampUp7
    • Grade Range: N/A
    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...
  9. Education and Training Career Cluster

    • Resource ID: CC05
    • Grade Range: N/A
    This resource provides an overview of the Education and Training Career Cluster and provides links to related student, parent, and teacher resources
  10. Lesson Plan: A Look at Qualities of Effective Schools

    • Resource ID: 19780
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, the student presents a technology application on effective schools, and explains the relationship between effective schools and students, faculty, and staff members.
  11. Lesson Plan: A Look at Theories - Part II

    • Resource ID: 19744
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will look at the theories that influence growth, development and behaviors throughout our lifetimes.
  12. Lesson Plan: A Look at Theories - Part I

    • Resource ID: 19746
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will look at the theories that influence growth, development and behaviors in infants and young children.
  13. Lesson Plan: Assessing What is Being Taught

    • Resource ID: 19748
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the need and importance of assessing students' work and the various ways teachers can check for understanding in students.
  14. Lesson Plan: Can’t We All Just Get Along

    • Resource ID: 19749
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review steps to solving conflicts in different situations and brainstorm solutions to personal and workplace conflicts.
  15. Lesson Plan: Career Opportunities in Education and Training

    • Resource ID: 19751
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, the student will identify career opportunities in education and training and analyse levels of education and skills needed for various careers. They will also evaluate job values, interests, aptitudes, and skills needed for a successful career.
  16. Lesson Plan: Career Preparation, Teamwork, and Leadership Skills

    • Resource ID: 19753
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate skills, characteristics, and responsibilities of effective team members and leaders. Students will also explain effective ways to secure and maintain a job, the related obligations, and the appropriate ways to end employment.
  17. Lesson Plan: Communicating With Parents

    • Resource ID: 19755
    • Grade Range: 12
    In this lesson, the students will demonstrate effective verbal and non-verbal communication. Students will understand how to communicate effectively with parents during parent conferences when discussing both positive and negative information.
  18. Lesson Plan: Core Characteristics and Abilities of an Effective Teacher

    • Resource ID: 19813
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore and demonstrate personal characteristics needed by educators.
  19. Lesson Plan: Educational Support Staff Partners in Creating a Strong Learning Community

    • Resource ID: 19818
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate careers within educational instructional-support staff, interview and job shadow a current education support services professional and hold/participate in a local exploring professional support services careers competition.
  20. Lesson Plan: Empowering Your Job Skills Education and Training

    • Resource ID: 19819
    • Grade Range: 12
    In this lesson, students will practice and demonstrate appropriate interviewing skills, identify appropriate responses to interview questions, and rehearse and role-play the interview process.