Career Clusters and TEKS

Texas Education Agency (TEA) has identified 16 high-potential career clusters for Texas students who, upon graduation from high school, are interested in either joining the workforce or pursuing a postsecondary education. Each career cluster is associated with a Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) subject area. Below are links to resources to learn more about career clusters and the TEKS for Career and Technical Education.

Statewide career and college readiness initiative based on 16 career clusters

Career and Technical Education TEKS

Educational Excellence
Course development and teaching resources by career cluster

National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education Consortium
Information and resources on the National Career Clusters™ Framework