CTSP Tool – Comprehensive Program Self-Assessment
CTE Instruction is available through enrollment in an organized sequence of programs of study
- http://nces.ed.gov/pubs/web/95024-2.asp — For information on sequential program organization and more
- In Texas – http://www.achievetexas.org
The classroom successfully includes universally designed curriculum
- http://extensiononline.tamu.edu/courses/cte_teachers.php – UDL Principles in CTE Instruction Course and Certification
Research-based strategies are incorporated for English Language Learners
- http://extensiononline.tamu.edu/courses/cte_teachers.php — Working with English Language Learners – Best Practices for CTE Teachers Course and Certification
Strategies and materials are available for students seeking non-traditional careers
Technology & industry-based standardized equipment are available for use
Interdisciplinary or STEM learning opportunities are provided for all students
Key personnel is hired for effective CTE programs serving Special Populations
- http://extensiononline.tamu.edu/courses/cte_teachers.php — Accommodations and Modifications in CTE Classroom Instruction – Strategies that Work Course and Certification
- http://ctsp.tamu.edu/online-courses/ — Courses listed under CTE Teachers are eligible for CPE credit
Actively Participate in Professional Development by forming a “Professional Learning Community”
- http://ctsp.tamu.edu/online-courses/ — Courses approved for professional development (CPE) credit by Texas Education Agency (TEA)
- http://ctsp.tamu.edu/webcasts-2/prodev/ — Professional Development Opportunities
- http://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Preparation_and_Continuing_Education/Continuing_Professional_Education_%28CPE%29/Continuing_Professional_Education_Information/ – Professional Development Resources
- http://ctsp.tamu.edu/newsletters/pdf-documents/CTSPV81.pdf — Professional Learning Community Guidance
Provide innovative practices that allow students to learn including entrepreneurship, site visits, CTSOs, and practical experience
- http://extensiononline.tamu.edu/courses/cte_teachers.php –Building Successful Partnerships Course and Certification
- http://www.ctsos.org/ — Website highlighting all the CTSOs available for students
Employ a CTE Advisory Committee to help better serve special populations
- http://ctsp.tamu.edu/all-about-cte-advisory-committees/ — CTSP Blog about Advisory Committees
Forms for CTE teachers can bring to the ARD/IEP meeting to educate the committee about their program:
- Program Inventory: Using a program inventory CTE teachers can inform the ARD committee about the tools, instructional methods and evaluation strategies used in their course.
- Basic Skills Inventory: CTE teachers can use this form to list the basic skills necessary for students to succeed in their classes. Additional Reference for Determining Basic Skills.
- Comprehensive Skills Inventory: This inventory enables CTE teachers to establish the skills that they would like their students to acquire at the end of their course.
- Progress Form
- Example of a PowerPoint presentation describing your program
- Present Levels of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance
- Updated/Proposed IEP Form: Can be used by CTE teachers to update IEP goals and objectives or propose new objectives based on the student’s performance in their classroom.