CTE Leadership Academy

Career and Technical Education Leadership Academy

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Leadership Academy is a nine-month professional development program for individuals responsible for overseeing career and technical education programs at the campus and/or district level. It is sponsored by the Texas Education Agency and implemented by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Applicants should be prepared to participate in all three phases:

Phase 1: Fall Symposium held in early October;

Phase 2: Independent action-learning project and online learning modules; and,

Phase 3: Summer Symposium held in mid-June.

Featured Speakers and Topics:

Symposium speakers include Texas Education Agency staff, Regional Education Service Center (ESC) CTE Specialists, and experienced CTE administrators. Topics include:

  • CTE Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for 2017-2018
  • Federal Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006
  • State Laws and Rules for Career and Technical Education
  • State and Federal Funding for Career and Technical Education
  • eGrants Perkins Applications
  • PBMAS – Performance-Based Monitoring Analysis System
  • SAAH – Student Attendance Accounting Handbook, Section 5 Career and Technical Education
  • PEIMS – Public Education Information Management System for CTE
  • MOA – Methods of Administration for CTE
  • Labor Market and Workforce Trends, and Using Regional Data to Drive Education Decisions
  • Industry-Recognized Certifications and Licensures for Students
  • Career Clusters, Programs of Study, and College Connections
  • Integrating Career and Technical Education with academics
  • Leadership, Fostering Effective Partnerships, and
  • Other topics based on the needs of the Academy participants.