CTE Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for 2017-2018

The State Board of Education adopted new Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Career and Technical Education (CTE) in 2015. The new CTE TEKS became effective beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. The links below provide access to the rule text for each of the sixteen Career Clusters (TAC §130) and the career development courses (TAC §127).


Career and Technical Education Course Crosswalks 

The course crosswalks show the correlation between the 2010 adopted TEKS and the new 2015 adopted TEKS that were implemented in 2017-2018.

 19 TAC Chapter 127 Career Development Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Subchapter A. Middle School

Subchapter B. High School  

19 TAC Chapter 130 Career and Technical Education Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Subchapter A. Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources  

Subchapter B. Architecture and Construction

Subchapter C. Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications

Subchapter D. Business Management and Administration 

Subchapter E. Education and Training 

Subchapter F. Finance

Subchapter G. Government and Public Administration

Subchapter H. Health Science

Subchapter I. Hospitality and Tourism

Subchapter J. Human Services

Subchapter K. Information Technology

Subchapter L. Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

Subchapter M. Manufacturing

Subchapter N. Marketing

Subchapter O. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Subchapter P. Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics