Career & Technical Educator Resources


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Distance Learning

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Skill Standards and Benchmarks

  • Technical Skills
  • Employability Skills
    • U.S. Dept. of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education’s Employability Skills Framework
    • ACTE’s Workplace Skills Tutorials
    • SkillsUSA Career Essentials ($) courses for supporting secondary students in exploring, developing and practicing essential career-readiness skills in an online or a hybrid experience
    • Ethics Initiative - free curricula, instructional materials, and training for teaching ethics and ethical decision-making. The High School Program targets students active in business courses, including participants in student organizations such as DECA and FBLA, but could apply to all CTE programs. The materials include two course-of-study guides and 70 learning modules.
    • Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF) - project management instructional material, teacher professional learning, global project learning network, academic and professional development scholarships, and professional awards
  • Academic Skills
  • Entrepreneurship
    • Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) - entrepreneurship curriculum, professional development, partnerships, and recognition support
    • Virtual Enterprise (VE) is an in-school, live business simulation and project-based collaborative that builds skills in entrepreneurship, global business, problem-solving, communication, personal finance, and technology.

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Curriculum

  • SkillsCommons.org - a nation-wide curriculum website organized by the national Career Clusters
  • California’s, Georgia’s, and Texas’s CTE curriculum sites organized by Career Cluster
  • Open Educational Resources Commons - open-source curriculum resources that can be filtered to display only CTE resources
  • Project Lead The Way (PLTW) ($) - grades K-12 curriculum for engineering, biomedical science, computer science that is activity-, project-, and problem-based focused
  • NAF ($) is a national network of finance, hospitality and tourism, information technology, engineering, and health sciences high school career academies (small learning communities within traditional high schools)
  • iCEV ($) - online CTE curriculum and instructional materials for seven major subject areas
  • Applied Educational Systems (AES) ($) - digital curriculum systems for CTE health science, business education, career readiness, and computer application classrooms

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Work-Based & Experiential Learning

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Career Guidance and Exploration

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Access & Equity

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Program Evaluation & Advisory Council Tools

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Cluster-Specific

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Professional Development

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