Career and Technical Education

This site provides you with information on curriculum, programs, rules, and other information for Career and Technical Education (CTE). We welcome any suggestions you may have that will improve this site for individuals working to provide high quality career and technical programs for students. Join the CTE mailing list and receive updates.

Career and technical education programs offer a sequence of courses that provides students with coherent and rigorous content. CTE content is aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in current or emerging professions.

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Programs of Study

Statewide and Regional

 

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Perkins

Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century

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Industry-Based Certifications

IBC information for public school accountability

 

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CTE TEKS

The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills

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CTE Professional Development

TEALearn and other opportunities

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CTE
Additional Resources

CTSOs, PEIMS, CTED, etc.

 

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CTE Teacher
Resources

Certifications and other information

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CTE Newsletters

Archived CTE Listservs

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CTE Contacts

Program of Study Contacts

 

 

 

CTE Updates

Work-Based Learning Course 

Teaching a Career Preparation or Practicum course?  The Work-Based Learning professional development course requirement is now on TEALearn. Please see the CTE Professional Development card on our CTE page for the link and more information.  (8/3/2021)

TEA website for updated teacher certification assignment information. (7/8/2021)

https://tea.texas.gov/texas-educators/certification

Please see the CTE Teacher Resource section on our CTE page to the left for more information on how to find a specific course. 

CTE Program of Study Mapping Application (6/29/2021)

TEA's Career and Technical Education (CTE) program of study mapping application is live!  Please click the Programs of Study section to view the platform. Please see instructions tab in the interface to learn how to navigate the interface. Stay tuned for more!  

Auto Coding Process and Data (6/29/2021)

The transition from self-reported data to an auto coded course completion system reported in PEIMS is effective for the 2020-2021 school year. Please click the PERKINS section to the left to find this resource.  

 

 

 

Contact Information

Career and Technical Education
College, Career, and Military Preparation Division
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701-1401
(512) 936-6060
CTE@tea.texas.gov

For Education Service Center Regional Support, please contact the appropriate ESC CTE Specialist included in the listing below: 

ESC CTE Contacts