Other Important Resources

Other Important Career & Technical Education Websites
Achieve Texas
Achieve Texas Website
The Texas model for the development of programs of study based upon the sixteen federally defined Career Clusters.

For Advanced Technical Credit (Statewide Articulation)
ATC Website

Texas CTE 411
Texas CTE 411 Website
Information and resources for Texas CTE Program Management.

Texas Higher Education DATA
Texas Higher Education Outcomes of Texas Public High School Graduates





CTE Curriculum Resources - Universities that provide curriculum support for the sixteen Career Clusters:

CTE at University of North Texas
CTE UNT Website
Architecture & Construction; Arts,A/V Technology & Communications; Business Management & Administration; Finance; Government & Public Administration; Health Science; Information Technology; Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security; Manufacturing; Marketing; and Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM).

CTE at Stephen F. Austin University
CTE - Stephen F. Austin
Education & Training; Hospitality & Tourism; and Human Services.

CTE at Texas A&M University
CTE-Texas A&M
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources; and Transportation, Distribution & Logistics.




Serving Special Populations in CTE:

Career Technical Special Populations Training and Resource Center
CTSP website
The CTSP Center is a comprehensive information and training resource center for serving special populations in Career and Technical Education. Resources include an Educational Resource Library and Online Professional Development modules for serving special populations in CTE. 




Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO's)


Business Professionals of America

DECA, Texas Association

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

Skills USA

Texas Future Farmers of America Association (FFA)

Texas Technology Students Association (TSA)





Resources for Middle School and High School Career Investigation/Planning

Foundation School Program (HB 5) Employability Skills Self Evaluation Document

O'Net Online
A tool for career exploration and job analysis.

Texas College and Career Readiness Support Center
A collection of resources and tools to all stakeholders committed to building a strong college and career readiness in Texas schools.

Texas Genuine
For the exploration of career fields and the college programs to help students enter the workforce.

Texas Workforce Commission Resources
Resources, tips, and tools to build a stronger Texas workforce.


Labor Market and Career Information (LMCI) is a unit of the Texas Workforce Commission that provides the following Career Related Tools and Resources:

Texas CARES Online
A multi-media career information system designed for individuals to explore different careers and related educational opportunities in Texas and around the country.

Career Success Electronic Tabloid
A career planning resource for High School Students.

Career Investigation Electronic Tabloid 
A career planning resource for Middle School Students.

Reality Check
A web-based interactive tool that takes students through a series of questions and lifestyle choices and generates a profile of occupations and related wage earning levels that are necessary to maintain basic living expenses and selected lifestyles.

Strategic Workforce Assessment Program (SWAP)