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.

CTE Pictures

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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

April 6th, 2022 Newsletter

  • Weighted Tiers Funding and Autocoding Look-Up Tables
  • CTE Administrator Professional Development Update
  • CTE Counselor Professional Development Update
  • Career and Technical Education Teacher Professional Development Update
  • CLNA and Perkins Application Timeline

 

2021-2022 Summer Grant Webinar

Please click here to access information about the new CTE Summer Grant.  

 

2021-2022 CLNA Guidebook 

The 2021-2022 CLNA (SC5600) is required for local education agencies (LEAs) applying for 2022-2023 Perkins funding.  The CLNA guidebook is designed to assist Texas LEAs with the completion of the local needs assessment.  The local needs assessment process is intended to be a regular part of a LEA's data-driven decision making and program improvement system. Please see the Perkins card for an additional link to the guidebook linked above.  Also please see the WDA Labor Market information that is displayed below the guidebook.  

 

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