First Ever PBS Newshour "making the grade" segment examines CTE
In the inaugural edition of its new education-focused segment, “Making the Grade,” PBS NewsHour aired a story that examined the growing recognition of the value of CTE across the country and its path forward.
success in the new economy
This video helps a broader audience begin to understand preparation today for tomorrow’s labor market realities. The end result is a compelling case for students to explore career choices early, make informed decisions when declaring their college education goal, and to consider technical skill acquisition, real-world application and academics (career technical programs) in tandem with a classic education. This balanced approach to life and learning results in a well-educated and employed workforce.
New Programs of Study with Endorsements!
The new Programs of Study (POS) with Endorsements are ready for you to download and use with your personal graduation plans. Click on the "Programs of Study" tab at the top, and once on the POS page, click on the "Career Cluster" icon to choose the POS you need for a particular career pathway.
CTE Leadership and Professional School Counselor Academies
Click on the following links to find out more information about the Career & Technical Education (CTE) Leadership Academy and/or the Professional School Counselor Academy. Both of these academies online applications are now available.
New Career Cluster Crosswalks
The AchieveTexas College and Career Initiative is pleased to release fifteen (15) validated crosswalks at this point in time connecting the cluster courses TEKS with the Texas College and Career Readiness Standards. This has been an ongoing project that included the assistance of content experts such as classroom teachers (CTE and Core Academic), postsecondary faculty, and business and industry partners to complete validation surveys. Visit the Career Cluster Crosswalks link to access the crosswalks that are currently available.
Check out the Spanish Language College and Career Planning Guide!
Averigüe el nuevo Colegio español del Idioma y la Guía de Planificación de Carrera. ¡Haga clic aquí para más información!
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